Doing business in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom offers many opportunities to Dutch companies but finding your way can be difficult. Fortunately, the Dutch economic network in the UK can offer support and tailored advice.


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Opportunities for Dutch companies in the UK

The UK is one of the Netherlands’ main trading partners and, with a population of over 66 million, it is a potentially huge sales market for Dutch products and services. There are many sectors and regions that present opportunities for Dutch entrepreneurs, companies and knowledge institutions and we will be happy to help you further with information about  importing, exporting, investing and establishing a business in the UK.

Economic network in the UK

The Dutch Embassy in London has various economic sector specialists as well as Attachés for agriculture and innovation. There is also a Netherlands Business Support Office in Manchester. Feel free to contact us or follow us on Twitter @HollandUKTrade.

Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency

British companies that want to set up in the Netherlands can contact the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA). Whether you’re considering locating in the Netherlands or have existing operations there, the NFIA assists companies at every stage of establishing or expanding operations in the Netherlands.

As an operational unit of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, the NFIA is the first port of call, connecting companies with a broad network of business partners, regional economic development organisations and government institutions to facilitate your international expansion. Feel free to contact our team in London or follow us on Twitter @NFIALondon.