Trade and investment in the Netherlands for business people from Malaysia

Do you want to invest in the Netherlands? Dutch businesses can work with you in the fields of water, food, energy and more.

Trade and investment in 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.

Trade and investment

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.

Information for businesses from this country or region

Malaysia boasts one of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant economies, this 32 million country population enjoy decades of industrial growth and political stability, which consistently ranked among the top 20 in the World Bank Doing Business report for ease of doing business.

Already for many years, the Netherlands is a major trading partner of Malaysia, the country’s exports to the Netherlands surpasses many other European country and it consider Netherlands as its key market. Meanwhile, the Netherlands has also been Malaysia’s top 3 trade and investment partner; total trade between Malaysia and the Netherlands in 2018 recorded at RM32.57billion, of which, RM25.8billion were exports to the Netherlands.

Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) in Malaysia

Operating under the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Foreign Trade, NFIA assist businesses and entrepreneurs in setting up their business in the Netherlands through our local in-market representative. NFIA is responsible for the promotion, development and expansion of new and existing foreign business. Our highly knowledgeable staff, supported by an outstanding network of Invest in Holland partners, provides free, confidential assistance to streamline every facet of your business expansion or relocation project.

Let us roll out our orange carpet and welcome you to the Netherlands.

For more information, please contact Ms. Alia Jaafar, Senior Project Manager of NFIA Malaysia at the Embassy at