Holland+You, Generating + Connecting + Creating GCC

Successful partnerships

Holland & GCC

Holland+You is a platform initiated by the Dutch economic network in the GCC to further strengthen business relationships between the Netherlands and the GCC countries.

Key sectors in Holland

Dutch solutions

Holland is one of the 20 largest economies in the world and is a leading global knowledge economy. In times of global, social and economic challenges, the Dutch find ways of how innovation and entrepreneurship can continue to grow. Dutch companies and organizations offer a broad range of products, services and technologies.

Joining forces

Partner of branch organizations

Holland+You and Dutch branch organizations joined forces to further support our Dutch companies doing business in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait. We are very proud of our partnerships, combining expertise and trade promotion.

GCC countries

Trade information

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a political and economic union of Arab states bordering the Gulf. It was established in 1981 and its 6 members are the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The GCC’s prime geographical location is at the crossroads of the major Western and Eastern economies.

February 23, 2017 During the annual Ambassadors Conference in the Netherlands, the Dutch ambassadors and consuls went on business speed dates with entrepreneurs that export Dutch products abroad or are seeking to do so with the help of our embassies.

February 22, 2017 DHL has released the fourth edition of its Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a detailed analysis of the state of globalization around the world. The Netherlands ranks first!


26 Feb 17 2 Mar 17

Gulfood, Dubai (UAE)

Gulfood is your gateway to new food business in established, evolving and emerging markets. Only here can you access more than 5000 local, regional and international suppliers from 5 continents during a critical phase in the annual world harvest cycle. Global prices are set here, and it is from this foundation that your business year will evolve.

7 Mar 17

Benelux Business Council Abu Dhabi present behind the scenes: Borouge Innovation Center

Thorsten Loehl, Vice President Innovation and Craig Halgreen, Vice President Corporate Sustainability, have the pleasure to invite you to a private tour of the Innovation Center of Borouge where scientist are working to discover new technologies in the field of polymers.

12 Mar 17 16 Mar 17

Dutch trade mission oil & gas to the UAE & Qatar

Van 12 tot en met 16 maart 2017 organiseert het FME export platform Dutch Energy Solutions samen met de Nederlandse ambassades in Abu Dhabi en Doha een handelsmissie voor Nederlandse toeleveranciers in de olie- en gasindustrie naar de Verenigde Arabische Emiraten en Qatar.