Table of Contents 02
List of Exhibits 03
Did you Know? 04
Country Highlights 05
Country Snapshot 07
PESTLE Insights 20
Political Landscape 21
Economic Landscape 22
Social Landscape 29
Technological Landscape 32
Legal Landscape 35
Environmental Landscape 36
Outlook 37

List of Figures
Exhibit 1: The Netherlands’ Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Developed Europe & Middle East and the World 11
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100) 11
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index 12
Exhibit 4: AEX Index 14
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy 15
Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows (2012-2016), FDI by Sector (2016) and Main Investing Countries (2016) 16
Exhibit 7: Key Infrastructure Indicators 19
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate 23
Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2016) 23
Exhibit 10: Export, Import and Trade Balance 24
Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance 24
Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2016 25
Exhibit 13: Nuclear Reactors/Boilers, % of World Total, 2016 25
Exhibit 14: Interest Rates 27
Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate 27
Exhibit 16: Public Finance 28
Exhibit 17: General Government Debt 28
Exhibit 18: Employment/Unemployment 30
Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages 30
Exhibit 20: Labour Cost Index 30
Exhibit 21: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population 31
Exhibit 22: Age-group Wise Share of Total Population 31
Exhibit 23: Gender-wise Share of Total Population 31
Exhibit 24: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016 33
Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015 34
Exhibit 26: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports) 34
Exhibit 27: Doing Business in the Netherlands 2018 35
Exhibit 28: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2016 35
Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions 36