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Trade mission to India generates €170 million

This week’s trade mission to India has already generated an estimated €170 million in contracts between Dutch and Indian ...

News item | 25-05-2018 | 16:59

Broad government delegation on trade mission to India

Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Carola Schouten, Minister for Foreign Trade and ...

News item | 22-05-2018 | 16:51

Comprehensive Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China

From 8 to 13 April 2018, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag, Minister ...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 11:30

Agricultural exports worth nearly €92 billion in 2017

In 2017 the Netherlands exported €91.7 billion in agricultural goods. This marked another new record, up 7% on 2016 when exports ...

News item | 19-01-2018 | 02:00

European Commission gives green light for dairy cattle phosphate system

The European Commission has agreed to the introduction of phosphate rights in Dutch dairy farming. This system and the ...

News item | 19-12-2017 | 16:38

Government wants €75 million for young farmers

The Dutch government is to earmark €75 million for young farmers who are establishing their own companies. Less than 4% of all ...

News item | 14-12-2017 | 10:18

Risk of bird flu diminished: national measures cancelled

Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam has withdrawn nearly all national measures taken to prevent the spread of bird flu, such ...

News item | 19-04-2017 | 17:12

Dutch saline agricultural knowledge brings breakthrough in food security

Dutch researchers have found a way of cultivating specific crops on salinised agricultural soil which had previously been written ...

News item | 23-02-2017 | 12:13

EU confirms: no patents on conventional plant breeding

Plant breeders  must have free access to biological material in order to be able to breed new crop species. Patent law thus does ...

News item | 21-02-2017 | 12:47

Agri & food exports achieve record high in 2016

The Dutch agri & food sector has further strengthened its leading position in the world market. In 2016, Agri & Food exports ...

News item | 20-01-2017 | 09:30