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THE NETHERLANDS

GATEWAY TO EUROPE



Location



: Western Europe



Surface Area



: 41,528 Sq. Km.



Population



: 16.5 million



Capital



: Amsterdam



Seat of Govt.



: The Hague



Currency



:


Euro



GDP




:


670 billion


Per Capita



:


32,240


Inflation Rate



: 2.4%


GDP Growth



: 2.1%


Exports



:


537.5 bln.


Imports



:


485.3 bln.


Outbound Investment


:


680 bln.


Inward Investment


:


538 bln.



THE NETHERLANDS

GATEWAY TO EUROPE

WORLDWIDE RANKING:

1
st


Production and Auctioning of Cut Flowers

1
st



Number of Broadband Connections per 100 inhabitants

2
nd


Export of Agricultural Products

2
nd


Quality of Water Transportation

3
rd


Density of Road Network

4
th


Largest Seaport

4
th


Logistics Performance Index

4
th


Global Democracy Index

5
th


Exporter of Goods

5
th



Dutch Investments abroad

6
th


Foreign Direct Investment in the Netherlands

7
th


Import of Goods

10
th

Export of Commercial Services

11
th

Import of Commercial Services




8,000 foreign
businesses &
counting


Growing economy



Strong local, internationally


oriented sectors



Infrastructure for international
trade,
innovation and collaboration



Ranked highly on issues such as
business environment and
logistics performance

Source:
Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions

Source: NL Agency

Gateway to Europe


Access to nearly 500 million consumers


57% of all European Distribution Centres


Sending and receiving the world’s cargo in Rotterdam


Amsterdam, a vibrant hub


Connecting to Europe


Dutch leading in road transport


Rail being upgraded from Rotterdam to Germany


25,000 km of inland waterways

Proof of the pudding (1/3)


Electronics

nanotechnology and embedded systems



Life sciences

human health, strong R&D



Chemical industry

specialty chemicals, novel materials



Delta technology

flood protection, hydraulic engineering



Water technology

sanitation and agricultural purposes

Proof of the pudding (2/3)


Food

Europe’s food and nutrition delta



Flowers

genetics, greenhouses, growing, auctioning



Environment

soil remediation and environmental advice



Maritime

shipyards, luxury yachts, suppliers



Infrastructure

land reclamation, coastal design

Proof of the pudding (3/3)


Automotive

world
-
leading 1st and 2nd tier suppliers



Gas

Europe’s gas junction, 4 LNG ports



Oil

global oil hub, chemical industry



Sustainable energy

major investments in ‘new’ energy

The Dutch IT sector

Name:

Date:

IT and the Dutch
economy

Source: xxx


Some 255,000 jobs


30.2
-
billion
-
euro turnover, or
5.4% of GDP


Strong 4.2% growth in 2007,
good outlook


Strong IT services, including
exports


National pride: CD, WiFi and
Bluetooth have Dutch roots

IT Nation: mindset
and infrastructure


Amsterdam global hub for
mobile and internet traffic



High
-
capacity networks fuel our
knowledge economy



Efficient electronic payment
transaction system



Computer
-
savvy nation



More mobile phones than
people

Source: NL Agency

Fundamental innovation and IT


70% of Dutch innovation related to IT


Key to innovation programmes in areas such as materials and
automotive


TNO conducts both applied and fundamental research



Innovation through industry
-
wide co
-
operation


Telematics Institute conducts research on behalf of industry partners


BRICKS: fundamental IT research with applications in industry


ESI: embedded systems give life to gadgets and equipment


Multimedian: new multi
-
media systems and knowledge


VL
-
e: virtual laboratories for real long
-
distance collaboration

Source: NL Agency

Source: ASML Netherlands B.V.

Transforming business


Food and Flowers


Smart sensoring of oxygen and nutrition levels



Water
-

digital monitoring of levees



Creative industry
-

development of (serious) games and simulations


Killzone 1 and 2: killer game for Sony


Every boy’s dream: 3D training environments for fire fighters


VSTEP: training for manoeuvring offshore vessels


Cutting
-
edge: virtual reality practice for surgeons

Transforming business


Food and Flowers


Smart sensoring of oxygen and nutrition levels



Water
-

digital monitoring of levees



Creative industry
-

development of (serious) games and simulations


Killzone 1 and 2: killer game for Sony


Every boy’s dream: 3D training environments for fire fighters


VSTEP: training for manoeuvring offshore vessels


Cutting
-
edge: virtual reality practice for surgeons

Source: VSTEP

IT creates social
value


Electronic Patient File saves
lives and increases efficiency


Digital image recognition:
getting more out of security
cameras


Digital traffic management:
increase mobility, safety and
health


Connecting the elderly through
digital stories

Source: NL Agency

A peek into the
future


Expected growth of 2.9%


Growth in broadband networks


European lead in mobile
communication will support
growth


ICT Innovation platforms:

e.g. Creative Industry; MHealth
Support; Mobility as ICT
-
system
(MAIS); Security and Privacy;
Sensor Networks; ICT and
Sustainability

Source: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Source: NL Agency

DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA


The activities of the Netherlands Government Trade Network are:




To explore opportunities for Dutch companies in the region



To provide businessmen with economic & commercial information



To provide market information reports to Dutch companies



To carry out matchmaking between Dutch & Indian companies



To participate in trade fairs and exhibitions



To organise the programmes of visiting Dutch missions



To act as a focal point for Chambers of Commerce, Branch Associations
and other organisations in both countries.



To carry out activities related to Foreign Investment, Science &
Technology & Education



The Netherlands Business Support Office, Chennai

DOING BUSINESS IN INDIA


The Netherlands Government Trade Network in India consists
of the following offices :




The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Delhi


The Consulate General of the Netherlands in Mumbai


The Netherlands Business Support Offices in Chennai &
Ahmedabad


The contact details of all four offices are available on the official
website:
www.hollandinindia.org



Useful websites for Indian businessmen looking to do business
with Dutch companies are:
www.hollandtrade.com
,
www.hollandexports.com

&
www.cbi.nl






The Netherlands Business Support Office, Chennai

Dank U Wel

Thank You Very Much

Netherlands Business Support Office, Chennai

Bedankt