The agriculture department of the Embassy in New Delhi focusses on the promising food industry in India. The department assists Dutch food producers in exploring the Indian market and is responsible of boosting awareness about the Dutch food producing expertise.

The Netherlands and agriculture

Agriculture is the crucial pillar of the Dutch Economy. The Netherlands has the strongest agri-food sector in the world, bearing world-class players in all segments of the agri-food chain. Netherlands is the world's second largest agri-food exporter and 4 of the world's top 40 food and beverage companies are Dutch. Dutch agricultural entrepreneurs are frontrunners in efficient and sustainable production systems and processes.

Indian-Dutch Collaboration & Opportunities

The Netherlands and India enjoy a good relation in agricultural trade and cooperation.

India is one of the emerging markets that will reshape the global economy in the twenty-first century. Netherlands is known for the largest trading power globally with world renowned technologies and know how in agriculture. Both are involved in key negotiations to boost trade and investment at national and international level.

The Netherlands is providing trade related technical assistance to India, with the aim of supporting India in their national initiatives and helps them in integrating into the international trade system, with a view to further enhancing bilateral trade and investment ties with the Netherlands.

More information

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