The Netherlands in Perspective 2021

The Netherlands in Perspective 2021 is now available online. Besides the latest statistics, this booklet also offers examples of how the Netherlands works together with local and global partners to address societal and economic themes. 

Netherlands in Perspective 2021

This book also highlights:

  • global rankings, which underline our efforts to foster openness, inventiveness and inclusivity;

  • our ambitions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals;

  • a call to boost women’s participation as part of the solution to global challenges;

  • our aspiration to building back better from the COVID-19 crisis; and

  • our vast knowledge and leading expertise across the top sectors, which makes the Netherlands a valuable partner in global trade and innovation.

The Netherlands Branding team – part of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency – has produced this booklet on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.