Investment Incentives in the Netherlands

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Incentives or guarantees

Forms of Aid
Concerning new businesses and investment incentives, investors can contact the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) and the Netherlands Foreign Trade Agency.
Privileged Domains

Zones that are attractive to invest are the computer software, computer industries, chemicals, security equipment, medical equipment and pollution control (equipment) among others.
Laws and regulations that affect FDI apply equally to foreign and domestic companies.

Privileged geographical sectors
Randstad area is the most interesting to invest in due to its location (near Schiphol Airport and the Rotterdam Port)
Privileged Geographical Zones
Country Risk

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Tax incentives offered to foreign investors

Special tax treatments
Tax incentives are offered towards the cost of education and training projects, improvements in working conditions and research projects. Tax incentives are also applicable to companies investing in specified locations or developing new ideas, processes or products. Beneficial tax rules are applicable to investments by individuals in companies that invest in environmentally friendly projects. For more information on tax incentive programs you can contact the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency and the West-Holland Foreign Investment Agency (WFIA).
Useful Links
Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
Netherlands Foreign Trade Agency

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