Dutch business councils in GCC

BeNeLux Business Council in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Established in 2010, the BeNeLux Business Council is a not-for-profit organization that aims to develop and strengthen trade, investment and business opportunities between Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Abu Dhabi.

Netherlands Business Council in Dubai, UAE

Established in 1997 by the Consulate General in Dubai and a group of prominent businessmen from Holland, the Netherlands Business Council aims to provide a platform for its members to network, encourage and promote business links with the Netherlands.

Dutch Business Council in Qatar

The Dutch Business Council in Qatar supports the interests of the Dutch business community in Qatar. It provides a platform where representatives of Dutch companies in Qatar can meet and exchange information of interest to Dutch and Qatari businesses.

MENA Business Council

The MENA Business Council is part of the Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (Nederlands Centrum for Handelsbevordering (NCH) in Dutch). It is a private membership-based foundation with representatives of SMEs as well as multinationals. In close cooperation with the public sector, knowledge institutes and civil society, the MENA Business Council aims to promote Holland’s economic position in the MENA region. The council organizes a range of seminars and trade missions, provides trade advice and information, and offers matchmaking activities.