Netherlands: Trade freedom

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 Netherlands

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 79
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1996 - 2024
 Average 83
 Min - Max 78 - 88
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for the Netherlands from 1996 to 2024. The average value for the Netherlands during that period was 83 points with a minimum of 78 points in 1996 and a maximum of 88 points in 2010. The latest value from 2024 is 79 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Netherlands - Trade freedom - Recent values chart

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Netherlands - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1996-2024




The Trade Freedom index for the Netherlands measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Property rights 96 2024 points
 Freedom from corruption 88 2024 points
 Fiscal freedom 88 2024 points
 Business freedom 89 2024 points
 Labor freedom 61 2024 points
 Monetary freedom 71.50 2024 points
 Trade freedom 79 2024 points
 Investment freedom 90 2024 points
 Financial freedom 80 2024 points
 Economic freedom, overall index 77 2024 index points
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