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.


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Working Holiday Program

January 20, 2016 The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Korea and TNO are participating in the SEMICON KOREA 2016 which is the largest exhibition in its field in South Korea. The TapInto consortium (group of Dutch semiconductor related companies) will present their technologies at the booth. There will be an opportunity to meet the Dutch companies and get more information about their innovative technologies. The Dutch participants are TNO, PM Bearing, NTS, Xpress, Tecnotion, Focal ( More information can be found in the below message:

January 13, 2016 Foreign minister Bert Koenders and travel expert Floortje Dessing have launched a new central helpline for travellers. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs can now be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at +31 247 247 247 for practical travel tips and assistance. Travellers abroad can also contact the Ministry online and via Twitter. It is estimated that about 3,000 people per day will use the new services.

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