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Netherlands

Bilateral chamber of commerce in Israel:

Chairman: Mr. Jacques Bar
Address: 2, Ben-Gurion St., 19th fl., Ramat Gan 52573
Tel.: +972-3-7554480
Fax: +972-3-7554481
E-Mail: maya@bcarmel.co.il

Sister Bilateral chamber of commerce in the member state:
Embassy in Israel:

Ambassador: H.E. Michiel den Hond
Address: Beit Oz, 14 Abba Hillel St., Ramat Gan 52506
Tel.:+972-3-7540777
Fax:+972-3-7540748
E-Mail: nlgovtel@012.net.il
First Secretary and Head of Economic Section: Ms. Wendela Haringhuizen
Tel: +972-3-7540707/8

Israeli Embassy in the member state:

Ambassador: H.E. Harry Kney-Tal
 Address: Buitenhof 47, 2513 Ah Den-Haag, Hague
Tel.: +31-70-3760500
Fax: +31-70-3760555
Website: HTTP://THEHAGUE.MFA.GOV.IL
E-mail: INFO@HAGUE.MFA.GOV.IL

Country#
EU membership year: 1957
Capital City: Amsterdam
Total Area: 41,848 sq km
Population: 16,652,600
Currency: Euro

Industrial activity in the Netherlands predominantly consists of food processing, chemicals, petroleum refining as well as electronic machinery. It has a dynamic agricultural sector and is well known for its plants and cut flowers. The port of Rotterdam is the busiest in Europe, serving a vast hinterland which stretches into Germany and central Europe. As the temporary growth spurt in the first half of 2010 fades, the economy is becoming more reliant on the recovery in world trade. The new government is assumed to pursue the spending cuts in the 2011 budget and the announced medium-term consolidation plans aimed at further savings of 3% of GDP over the following four years. Doing so would be a significant step towards assuring the sustainability of public finances. Nevertheless, additional measures are required to control ageing-related costs.


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