EU's best business environment
As the fourth country in the world by Forbes "best country for business environment", the Netherlands is one of the truly world-class business destinations. It is located at the front door of Europe and is uniquely located. It is the perfect springboard for the company to jump into the European market-from Amsterdam or Rotterdam, it can reach the main (95%) consumer market in Europe within 24 hours.
In addition, the Netherlands also has preferential budget policies, highly educated and multilingual proficiency costs, and excellent logistics and technological infrastructure. Therefore, many joint ventures (or small and medium enterprises or the world's top 500) have chosen the Netherlands as It benefits the gateway to Europe.
Reasons to invest in the Netherlands
For centuries, the Netherlands, which has a stable political environment, a broad international perspective, diverse business promotion policies, a long trade tradition, and a "multilingual" social environment, is not only famous for its successful trade, but also One of the best business locations in the world. The Dutch government provides equal opportunities for Dutch and foreign companies to further enhance the charm of the Netherlands as an ideal investment destination. With its unique natural conditions, the Netherlands is the best base for companies from various countries to expand the European market, and it is a true European gateway.
The cost of living in the Netherlands is low and the quality is high. Here, you can not only enjoy a high-quality life, but also feel at home; you can also communicate in English and feel the harmony and friendly work and life with people from all over the world. Because the Netherlands is located in the heart of Western Europe, you can easily reach Berlin, Paris and London in just a few hours by car.
Invest in the Netherlands
Investing in the Netherlands has many advantages, such as:
The geographical position is superior, and it is located in the seaside position of Western Europe, and the potential consumers reach 5 billion. The infrastructure is mature, with Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Rotterdam Port, roads, railway lines and broadband infrastructure. 90% of Dutch people can speak English, and many others can use other languages.
Based on the Netherlands, Expand Europe
In Europe, no country can combine tax concessions with logistics convenience as perfectly as the Netherlands. Expanding the European market through the Netherlands not only saves time and effort, but also saves money.
Located in western Europe, bordering Germany in the east, Belgium in the south, and across the sea from the UK, the Netherlands is a charming country full of tulips, windmills, wooden shoes, canals, cheese and Van Gogh paintings. For centuries, it has a stable political environment, a broad international perspective, diverse business promotion policies, a long trade tradition, a "multilingual" social environment, and world-renowned companies such as Philips, AkzoNobel, Unilever , Shell and Heineken are not only famous in the world for successful trade, but also one of the world's best places to do business. The Dutch government provides equal opportunities for Dutch and foreign companies to further enhance the charm of the Netherlands as an ideal investment destination. With its unique natural conditions, the Netherlands is the best base for companies from various countries to expand into the European market, and it is a true European gateway.
Preferential tax policy
The Netherlands also attracts foreign investors with a competitive tax policy. Certain features of the Dutch tax system are very beneficial to international tax planning, such as a wide range of tax treaties, double tax relief, mature tax ruling practices, participation exemptions, and no withholding tax on interest expense and royalties Preferential policies. The Dutch corporate income tax rate is 25%, which is lower than the EU average and has a very competitive advantage.
Open business environment
Generally speaking, foreign companies invest in the Netherlands without special restrictions, and enjoy the same rights as local companies in terms of laws and regulations. Companies established in accordance with foreign laws can conduct business in the Netherlands in the form of branches, which can be said to be completely free in operation. Foreign companies and individuals can be shareholders of Dutch joint ventures, and they can also enter into business contracts with Dutch companies and individuals. Enterprises can also hire foreign managers and special professionals.
The Dutch are generally well-educated, master multiple languages and possess the complex skills required for a high-tech economy. In addition to countries where the mother tongue is English, the Netherlands is the European country with the highest English penetration rate. About 80% of Dutch people are fluent in English, and a considerable number of people can also speak German, French and other third languages. This is one of the reasons why many multinational companies have set up their European headquarters in the Netherlands. Trade unions in the Netherlands are more moderate and tend to serve the interests of the majority. Employers and employees in the Netherlands cooperate through various labor committees. Such cooperation is also conducive to maintaining stable labor relations. According to a survey by authoritative institutions, the Netherlands has the fewest days of strike in the EU.
For a long time, the Netherlands has been active at the forefront of research and development, especially in the fields of electronic technology, nanotechnology, aerospace engineering, water management, life sciences, chemical engineering and food technology. The Dutch government attaches great importance to and supports cooperation between the Netherlands and China in the field of science and technology.
The most open international society
In the UN evaluation, the Netherlands is one of the most livable places in the world. Here, you can not only enjoy a high-quality life, but also feel at home; you can also communicate in English and feel the harmony and friendly work and life with people from all over the world. Because the Netherlands is located in the heart of Western Europe, you can easily reach Berlin, Paris and London in just a few hours by car.
Chinese companies invest in the Netherlands
At present, nearly 8.000 foreign companies have launched more than 11.000 operating agencies in the Netherlands; among them, Chinese companies have established more than 570 direct investment companies in the Netherlands. The Netherlands is the third largest destination for Chinese companies to invest directly in the EU.
The Dutch government put forward the concept of "9+1" in its industry development plan, combining the Netherlands' own advantages, focusing on the development of agricultural food, high-tech materials and systems, creative industries, chemical industry, life sciences and health, water management, energy, horticulture and logistics Waiting for nine key industries and encouraging multinational companies to establish headquarters in the Netherlands. Among them, advantageous industries such as agricultural food, energy, electronics, information and communication technology and chemical industry have also become the focus of investment by Chinese enterprises.
Most Chinese companies choose to use the Netherlands to open up the European market. The Netherlands is also a popular destination for Chinese companies to set up European logistics centers and regional service centers. In addition, many companies such as Hikvision, Midea, Liugong, Mindray, BYD, Opple Lighting and China Cargo Airlines set their European headquarters in the Netherlands.
How to register a company
Start-up companies need to be registered with the Dutch local trade and industry bureau (KvK), but the establishment of BV companies can only be completed by a notary. After the establishment of the company, the company must submit documents at the business registration office and tax authority.
The process is generally:
1. Apply online. To apply for registration, you need to fill out an application form online, mainly to write clearly personal information, company name, business scope, etc.
2. Appointment counter. After the application form is submitted, the system jumps to the reservation page. At this time, you can choose the city and time for counter processing. If the city you have booked in the most recent time has already been booked, you can also consider going to the next city with a vacancy. Cross-city processing is entirely possible.
To go to KvK, you need to bring your valid ID, and the application fee of 50 Euros must also be paid on site. The staff will check the application information with you one by one, such as working hours, business content, number of employees, etc.
The registration process is still very fast. After all the information is confirmed and the fee is paid, you will get a KvK registration number. This number must be saved and will be used for future corporate activities.
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新创公司需要在荷兰当地的工商局 (KvK) 进行注册，不过BV公司的成立只能通过公证人完成，注册成立后，公司必须在商业登记处和税务机关提交文件。