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The Netherlands

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) provides information and assistance to Dutch companies interested in establishing operations in Florida or identifying strategic partners in Florida.

Providing Assistance to Dutch Companies

EFI has a Benelux Satellite Office that serves Dutch companies.

The economic ties between the Netherlands and Florida support 12,800 jobs across the state, making the Netherlands the eighth-largest foreign investor in the state as ranked by employment. There are 69 Dutch companies in Florida, with 223 branch locations, according to Dun & Bradstreet. These companies span key sectors including financial services, aerospace, retail, manufacturing and travel services.

Rankings

$1.1B Total Merchandise Trade 2019 U.S. Department of Commerce
#8 Largest Foreign Investor in Florida 2019 Dun & Bradstreet
#4 State for Access to Capital in the U.S. 2019 CNBC
Trade
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Trade

In 2019, total merchandise trade between Florida and the Netherlands was $1.4 billion, making it Florida’s 27th largest bilateral merchandise trading partner. Florida exports to the Netherlands were $562.8 million in 2019, making it Florida’s 28th largest merchandise export market, and imports from the Netherlands to Florida were 853.7 million, making it Florida’s 26th largest source for merchandise imports. Leading commodities traded between the Netherlands and Florida include aircraft, oil, perfumes, orthopedic appliances, yachts, electric circuits and spirits.

Gateway Economy
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Gateway Economy

Florida offers Dutch companies a gateway into the Caribbean and Latin American regions, as well as in the United States, with hundreds of airports, 15 deep-water ports, 3,000 miles of freight rail tracks and over 122,000 miles of highway to move your products and services to market. Florida’s state-of-the-art connectivity is the world’s largest telecommunications gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, supported by 61,000+ total fiber miles, 47,000+ fiber-connected buildings and 275 data center locations.

Nurturing a Culture of Collaboration
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Nurturing a Culture of Collaboration

With a focus on cultivating innovation and promoting collaboration between education institutions, Orange County, Florida has a Sister-City partnership agreement with the Hart van Brabant region of the Netherlands. Together, Florida and the Netherlands work to simulate economic and tourism development between the two regions.

Our Location

Our Location

12 Rue de la Chaussée d’Antin,
75009 Paris, France

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Sieb Hoogstra Director +32-2-554-1251
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