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Since , Indo-Dutch relations have been excellent, marked by strong after India's economic liberalisation in the s with growing recognition of India as an attractive .. helping in expanding and creating a favourable climate for further. India–Netherlands relations refer to foreign relations between India and the Netherlands. India . "The Netherlands is a key partner to help India achieve its goals," he said. "India is now a global economic power. It is world's second biggest. He said that relations between India and the Netherlands are century old “The Netherlands is a key partner to help India achieve its goals.
Relations between India and the Netherlands have largely been shaped by engagement in trade and investment. Dutch ships had come calling to Indian ports around years ago.
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He arrived in Delhi last evening. Focusing on trade, technology and investment, Modi interacted with CEOs of major Dutch companies after holding bilateral talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte. The two countries signed three MoUs in the fields of social security, water cooperation and cultural cooperation. During his interaction with top Dutch CEOs, Modi said the reforms introduced by his government seek to enhance ease of doing business and bring standards at par with global standards.
The prime minister, who is here on the final leg of his three-nation tour, said India has made 7, reforms for attracting FDI in various sectors including real estate and defence. He said India is a "land of opportunities" with over 7 per cent growth rate and 1. Irrigation and water conservation are the areas where the two countries can boost cooperation, he said. Seeking investments, he said pension funds are especially welcome to India.
During the bilateral talks, Modi and the Dutch PM reaffirmed their commitment to climate change accord and strengthen cooperation in developing renewable energy. Our bilateral relations are very strong," he said. He said that relations between India and the Netherlands are century old and the two countries will keep on moving towards stronger ties.
Modi said the Netherlands is the 5th largest investment partner globally and in the last three years it has emerged as the 3rd largest source of FDI for the country. He commended India for its commitment to renewal energy and to the Paris climate agreement. We have a plenty to offer to India too," he said.Netherlands’ Support Helped India Get MTCR Membership: PM Modi
The Dutch premier said the ties is only expected to grow in coming years. I believe this is one of the many ways to boost ties in the next 70 years and beyond," he said. The Netherlands-based software vendor Dynacommerce on Wednesday announced the launch of its research and development centre in Bengaluru.
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The Netherlands Prime Minister in his joint address with Prime Minister Modi said that easing the flow of capital in both directions gives fresh impetus to ties between the two countries," he added. On 9 NovemberHaryana Agriculture University HAUHisar, and the Netherlands government decided to jointly work on a project to tackle issues like crop residue management.
Over 2, Indian students are estimated to currently study in leading Dutch universities and research centres, which are among the best in the world. Disciplines of study include subjects such as engineering, agriculture, management, environmental sciences, applied sciences, law, international relations, economics, public policy, and water technology.
Out of the top universities on the world, Netherlands is home to eight, according to the QS World University rankings. ISA NL will create an ecosystem for enabling Indian students connect with the business community for internships and jobs.
Among other activities, ISA NL proposes to showcase research work and significant projects of Indian students, setting up of a platform for students to discuss and share job and internship opportunities as well as support new students from India, mobilising students to publicise the achievements of India, including its culture and diversity and challenging stereotypes about India amongst the people of Netherlands.
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The students were addressed by Ambassador H. The two countries also share common ideals of democracy, pluralism and the rule of law. Since the early s, the Dutch Government has identified India as an important economic partner.
The successful visit of the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to India June set the stage to take our ties to the next level and realize the full potential of our relationship.
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The highlight ofwhich was the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between India and the Netherlands, was the visit of PM Modi to the Netherlands in June The visit provided a significant boost to the bilateral ties, which have become multifaceted and encompass cooperation in various areas.
Minister of Foreign Affiars of the Netherlands Mr. Bert Koenders visited India from May Venkataraman ; and Prime Minister Dr. Gujral visited the Netherlands in Foreign Minister Rosenthal visited India in July Prime Minister Modi visited the Netherlands on 27 June There have been regular Ministerial level visits from both sides list of visits is attached at Annex.
A number of Bilateral Agreements and MOUs have been concluded in diverse areas covering economic and commercial cooperation, culture, science and technology and education list is attached at Annex. In terms of trade and investment, India has strong economic interests in the Netherlands, which, in the financial yearwas the fifth largest investor of FDI into India and the 28th largest trading partner globally and 6th largest trading partner in the EU.
Trade and investment cooperation is a key component of India-Netherlands relationship and has shown satisfactory growth. However, there is a potential for further growth in the trade relations.
The Netherlands is home to a number of multinational and other companies, many of which have their production sites and business operations in India. It is also a source of useful technical know-how, besides FDI, in a variety of sectors — water management, upgrading of ports and airports, dredging, agro-processing, telecommunication, energy, oil refining, chemicals, and financial services.
Presently, there are Indian companies based in the Netherlands, attracted by the Dutch tax system which is transparent, stable and flexible.
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This will give an additional impetus to the Indo-Dutch economic-commercial ties. As per trade figures for the yearThe main items of Indian Exports to the Netherlands were: