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Economic Ties

The long-lasting partnership between the United States and the Netherlands has created jobs, sound investments, and promising opportunities for the people of both nations. And the ties between our two countries keep growing stronger, especially with efforts like Holland on the Hill. Read more about our economic ties per state.

The Dutch diplomatic network is divided up geographically among the embassy in Washington, D.C., four consulates general, a Netherlands Business Support Office that handles Texas, and 20 honorary consuls.

If you know where you want to set up shop, locate the state on the map and email the department that handles that part of the country. Or if you just want to talk with someone, email us.

Trade
Trade

The Netherlands is a fixture in the top five of largest foreign investors in the US. The economic ties between the countries support 740,000 American jobs. Simply stated, the US and the Netherlands have a partnership that works.

Trade

With its favorable business climate, highly trained workforce and strategic position in Europe, the Netherlands attracts a lot of American businesses too. The US maintains the leading single-country investor overall for the Netherlands.

Trade

Yearly about $60 billion in US merchandise and services are exported to the Netherlands. Texas, California, Louisiana, Illinois and Washington are the top exporters to the Netherlands.

Innovation
Innovation

The Netherlands is the world’s fourth most innovative country in the world. The Dutch Start-up culture and Can-do mentality make it the perfect incubator for innovation.

Innovation

From the saw mill to Wi-Fi and LED Lights, the Netherlands has contributed a large number of revolutionizing inventions. Dutch inventions and innovations contribute to a better quality of life and help save time and money.

Innovation

The Netherlands plays a key role in the globalized economy by connecting producers and consumers worldwide via sophisticated logistics.

Security
Security

The Dutch are leaders in FinTech solutions, helping to make billions of financial transactions easier, faster and safer.

Security

The United States and the Netherlands work together closely on international security, the international legal order, counterterrorism, non-proliferation, international free trade, sustainable development and protecting human rights.

Security

The Netherlands is a major partner with the US on water and climate adaptation issues. The two countries also work together in the field of economic sustainability, including on green greenhouses, offshore and urban wind energy, green construction and cycling policy.