Business sectors in the Netherlands

Specific rules apply to each economic sector in the Netherlands. The Dutch government provides information to entrepreneurs from Ireland to help you understand the rules on taxes, grants and more.

Business sectors in the Netherlands

Businesses can also get in touch with one of the many trade associations for advice or contacts.

At you will find an overview of information for each sector.

Key industries

In some industries, the Netherlands is at the forefront:

Information for businesses from this country or region

From agrifood to aerospace, the Netherlands is home to thriving industry clusters driven by talent, innovation and collaboration.

Some of the biggest and fastest growing companies in every sector have chosen the Netherlands as their gateway to Europe.

Although a small country, the Netherlands has a thriving service sector and boasts outstanding achievements in science, engineering and industries like electronics, food, flowers, chemicals and water technology.