Trade and investment in the Netherlands

Do you want to do business with the Netherlands? Several organisations can hook you up with Dutch businesses to collaborate with. If you want to invest in a Dutch company, the NFIA can help you.

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Dutch companies can work with you on global challenges in the fields of water, food, energy, health and security.

At you can find examples of Dutch solutions in these fields. On you can find information about doing international business with the Netherlands.

Investing in the Netherlands

There are plenty of reasons to invest in the Netherlands, for example:

  • Its geographical location, on the coast of Western Europe, means the Netherlands has 500 million potential customers close by.
  • Infrastructure is highly developed and includes Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the Port of Rotterdam, roads, railway lines and broadband access.
  • Dutch people have a high level of education thanks to the excellent education system. Around 90% of Dutch people speak English and many also speak other foreign languages.

If you are considering moving your company to the Netherlands, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency can help you find your bearings.