Exporting to The Netherlands
Major gateway to Europe
The Netherlands has excellent access to the European mainland and many goods enter the EU through it. Its transport infrastructure was ranked as one of the world’s best by the World Economic Forum in 2018.
High regard for British products
Dutch consumers are open to new products and experiences and often look to the English-speaking world for new trends. The Dutch love the English language and have a taste for British goods.
Strong and growing economy
The Netherlands has the fifth largest economy in Europe, with the 12th largest per capita GDP in the world. It is one of the world’s most open economies, and 2019 growth is predicted to be 1.8%.
Opportunities for exporters
Export opportunities include defence and security, food and drink, offshore wind energy and technology.