The Netherlands Embassy in Washington, D.C. United States

The Netherlands Embassy in Washington DC

4200 Linnean Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States


Economic Ties

Supporting US jobs

(Washington, D.C.) — The economic ties between the Netherlands and the US keep growing stronger, a new digital report by the Royal Netherlands Embassy shows.


Dutch Culture USA

Old Masters to Modern Design

Dutch Culture USA is the division of the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ government that supports and promotes arts and culture from the Netherlands, including the Caribbean territories, in the United States.

Key Topics

Food & Nutrition

Food is a major industry in the Netherlands, which is the world’s second largest agricultural exporter behind only the United States. Food accounts for more than 21 percent of Holland’s exports and 10 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product.

August 18, 2014 The government is to provide emergency assistance to the Yazidis and other displaced persons in distress in northern Iraq. With help from Australia, aid supplies will be airdropped in the Sinjar mountains, where thousands of families have taken refuge from IS (ISIS) persecution. ‘Anyone who has read the reports and seen the images knows the situation is simply tragic. The people are trapped. More help is needed,’ said Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation.

August 15, 2014 It was announced today that a further 62 victims of the MH17 air disaster have been identified. Of these 62 victims, 47 were Dutch nationals and 15 were nationals of other countries. This brings the total number of victims of the disaster now identified to 127.