Netherlands Embassy in Seoul South Korea

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Economic Section

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.


Agricultural Section

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



April-September 2017


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Working Holiday Program

Information for Korean nationals

Working Holiday Program

February 24, 2017 From March 6th until March 10th the first round of the World Baseball Classic, the Baseball World Cup, will be played in the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul. Team Kingdom of the Netherlands will play in Group A together with South Korea, Chinese Taipei and Israel.

February 1, 2017 From 9 to 12 February, the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships will be held at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung. This is a test event for PyeongChang Olympic Games organized by the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to smooth out operations in advance of the Olympic Games.