Netherlands Embassy in Seoul South Korea

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The Korean economy is the 12th largest economy in the world, when classified according to purchasing power parity (PPP). Important sectors for Korea are semiconductors, electronics, cars, shipbuilding and steel.



Both Korea and the Netherlands are looking abroad for further progress. The Netherlands Network for Innovation, Technology and Science (NL-NITS) can help you to find the answer to your technology question about either the Netherlands or Korea.


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The Agricultural Department represents the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs in Korea and Taiwan, in the fields of agriculture, nature and food quality.


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June 29, 2016 The FIVB Volleyball World League is hosted by FIVB(International Volleyball Federation) every year. This year it is the 27th edition of the event and currently being played from 16 June to 17 July.

June 10, 2016 On June 20 and 21 2016, H.E. Park Yongho, Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Young Generation, will visit the Netherlands. His visit will focus on the Dutch startup ecosystem and aims to a) learn from and be inspired by the Dutch startup ecosystem and the Netherlands’ innovative economy b) explore opportunities for Dutch startups in Korea and Korean startups in the Netherlands, mainly in the areas of gaming, smart farming/agro and clean energy c) generate follow-up and intensify cooperation, for example in relation to the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Mark Rutte to Korea from September 26-29 2016.