Country page The Netherlands

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Netherlands

1.    Exporting from the Netherlands

Target

Link/Organisation

Corporate Description

 Opportunities in Internationalisation 

Opportunities to exporting

Opportunities for exporting/

Inside EU

Outside the EU

Introduction to exporting by the Dutch Chamber of Commerce.

First steps abroad

Internationalisation webinar

For entrepreneurs who want to start to orient themselves on the international market.

App for exporting

App store

Google play

An app for starting and more experienced entrepreneurs. The app gives up-to-date country information , relevant rules and regulations, and opportunities in countries.

Checklist for exporters

 

Checklists

Evofenedex is a private association of Dutch exporters and other internationally operating companies.

International entrepreneurship

Guide to international success

The website is an initiative of the Dutch International Business Network. It offers guides on improting and exporting, activity calendar, and reports.

Step-by-step plan for internationalisation

10 steps to internationalisation

 

In 10 steps entrepreneurs are prepared to go abroad. The steps don’t need to be followed chronologically but all steps need to be prepared inorder to develop an export plan.

Services and education for getting international

Services for business/

 

 

 

 

 

Chamber of commerce/

Possibilities for collaboration with Higher Education Institution for research, advice, courses, internships and projects.

Gives advice to your business, from ensuring that your views are heard within government to opening doors for new opportunities in local, national and international markets. Provides critical business advice, services and skills development.

Searching partners

Searching partners/

Supporting your company´s internationalisation in over 50 countries.

Market and Marketing Analysis

Network creation

 

Build your network abroad

 

For information on foreign markets and finding reliable partners, agents and distributors.

Market opportunities around the world

Entering the foreign market

 

Market opportunities through trade missions

Information about entering a market abroad for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Join a trade mission.

International trade fairs and shows

International trade shows

Calender of international trade shows

Data on foreign markets

 

 

Country information pages


Import conditions in third country markets

On the country pages there is information on trade regulation, sectors, trade data and subsidies.

Market Access Database of the European Union

 Logistics and Transportation

General information on logistics

Information about the world-of-logistics

The knowledge base of the Dutch logistics and transport sector

Terms of delivery

Terms-of-delivery

Terms of delivery in INCOTERMS 2010

Contracts

 

 

 

Contracts

 

When the seller and the buyer contract for trade, they have to agree on certain issues, e.ggoodstheir specification, priceterms of payment and delivery of the goods from the seller to the buyer.

Common information


Insurances of transportation


Shipping agents

Information about Dutch logistics

 

Insurances of transportation



Database of shipping agents

Library of all necessary information to organize the logistics.

 

Information on insurances

 

Dutch organization for expedition and logistics have a database to find suitable shipping agents

 Financial

Atradius Export credit guarantees

Financing


Check financial status of client


Funding

Export credit guarantees

 

Financing

 

Dun & Bradstreet 
Graydon


Funding opportunities

Company export credit guarantees against credit losses and for financing exports.

General information on financing the transactions

Check the financial health of your business partners


Dutch Trade and Investment Fund (DTIF)

Risk and Insurances 

 

Insurance companies

Insurances

Juridical issues

Customs

 

Customs and export document

VAT

Europa.eu

Submit an export declaration to Customs


Export forms, explanations and brochures

VAT in EU

Laws for international trade.

If exporting to outside the customs union of the EU, a declaration must be submitted.

Information about customs and documents needed.

standard EU rules and links to VAT rules of EU member states

 Other Important Issues 

Social and Environmental responsibility issues

Social Responsible International Business

Corporate Social Responsible (CSR) in international business. Tools for engaging in CSR abroad.

 

2.    Exporting to the Netherlands

Target

Link/Organisation

Corporate Description

Doing Business in The Netherlands

 

Standard steps of importing into the Netherlands

 

 

Is there a market for my products?

 

Does my product meet commercial and legal requirements?

 

What are effective distribution channels for my product?



What route to take? Through importers, agents, distributors, wholesalers or directly to end consumer? 

What promotion activities are effective for my product?


How can I find the right business   partner?




VAT, customs and excice

Dutch government support for entrepreneurs

 

This checklist describes standard steps of importing

 

 

Guide for importing products

 

 

Statistics Netherlands Organisation (CBS)

 

EU regulation on safety, health and environmental protection requirements

 

Chamber of Commerce of the Netherlands

 

Dutch government support for entrepreneurs

 

Services for enterprises doing business in the Netherlands




Calculate import taxes

Information on doing business in the Netherlands, starting and running your business.

The Dutch Chamber of Commerce has a complete description of the steps of importing into the Netherlands

 

Information is provided by Netherlands Enterprise Agency and Statistics Netherlands Organisation (CBS)


Open database of national statistics

 

Products bearing the CE marking can be traded in the EEA without restrictions.

 

The Dutch Chamber of Commerce advices on how to do business in the Netherlands.

The English-language Point of Single Contact (PSC) for resident and foreign entrepreneurs, who want to establish a business or do business in the Netherlands.

A service provider platform, covering all aspects and functions required by a business to establish and operate in the Netherlands.

 

Information for foreign entrepreneurs who are not established in the Netherlands.

Doing business in the Netherlands in general

The World Bank

 

The World Bank provides information about doing business in different countries. In this link you will find general information about doing business in the Netherlands: different data related to starting a business in The Netherlands, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, etc.




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