Through its world-class airports and high-speed rail, road and waterways, the Netherlands’ infrastructure opens opportunities within Europe and beyond. With access to 170 million consumers within a 500km radius, and 250 million consumers within a 1000km radius, the Netherlands can act as a gateway to Europe. Major economies like Germany, the U.K. and France are all within a few hours reach.
Infrastructure that facilitates business growth
Part of the Netherlands’ infrastructure are leading transport hubs including the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The country’s connectivity, logistics and distribution capabilities are recognized as among the best in the world.
Beyond physical infrastructure, the Netherlands is also frontrunner in digital connections. The Netherlands hosts one of the world’s leading internet exchanges (AMS-IX), and 99% of Dutch households have internet access. The country scores high in the global digital competitiveness rankings, which signifies the Dutch ‘capacity and readiness to adopt and explore digital technologies as a key driver for economic transformation in business, government and wider society’. Companies in the Netherlands build their digital assets on this advanced infrastructure, with several industries leading the way in digitization.