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Doing Business in the Netherlands

“The Netherlands is expected to be the best place in the world to conduct business over the next five years.”

Source: Global Business Environment Ranking
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) - June 26, 2002

Did you know that....

  • The Netherlands and Holland are the same place?
  • One-quarter of Holland is below sealevel?
  • The Dutch are traders by nature - The Netherlands has a variety of experienced importers, sales agents, and distributors well versed in international trade.
  • The Netherlands has no less than 9321 miles of cycle paths?
  • The Dutch are the tallest people in the world?
  • Most Dutch people speak a foreign language as well as Dutch?

Profile of the Netherlands

Background facts about the Netherlands more...

Why Export to the Netherlands?

Reasons for doing business in The Netherlands more...

Why Export to the Benelux?

Reasons for doing business in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg more...

Dutch Holidays

National holidays in the Netherlands more...

Travel to the Netherlands

Are you planning a trip to the Netherlands? more...

Country Commercial Guide

The Country Commercial Guide (CCG) presents a comprehensive look at the Netherlands’ commercial environment, using economic, political, and market analysis. U.S. companies may order this guide free of charge more...

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