Solid results from the NFIA

According to data published by the NFIA, those projects created a record number of some 8,500 jobs. The NFIA data was published on the website of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, which also indicated that a recent survey of foreign investors in the Netherlands showed an increase in appreciation of the Dutch investment climate.

Amsterdam Area attractive for international companies

Within the Netherlands, the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is the most popular location for foreign companies setting up an office or launching an investment project. According to the latest amsterdam attraction to foreign investors from amsterdam inbusiness, the official foreign investment agency of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, 115 new international companies established offices in the region in 2013.

In both the Amsterdam area and the Netherlands as a whole, the majority of foreign companies investing had roots in the USA.