Economic cooperation & trade
The Netherlands and Russia are important economic and trade partners. To allow businesses to thrive, the Embassy facilitates this partnership, taking into account the sanctions of the European Union. The Embassy engages with its Russian partners on topics such as, energy, transport, sustainability and health.
Working groups of the Joint Economic Committee
Under the umbrella of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC), Dutch and Russians organise working groups on agriculture, energy, health care, innovation and transportation. These working groups meet regularly and bring together governments, businesses and other stakeholders on a technical level. In March 2019, the Russian delegation organised the health care working group. Contact the Dutch embassy in Moscow for more information.
Partnership with the region of Tatarstan
The Netherlands has a strong relationship with Tatarstan and is the main trading partner in the region. Both parties want to expand the partnership. Read the article 'Opportunities for cooperation' to find out more.