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European Market

European Market

Is not the US Market

The European Union is one big market, just like the United States. Still, there are quite a few differences:

The European Union consists of 27 countries, all of which have their own language(s) and culture and yet represent a market of 15.3 trillion euros.

The greatest cultural difference in doing business is that Europeans place more value on existing relationships and trust. In some other cultures more value is placed on the specifics of the deal and contractual arrangements.

Doing business in Europe is about

Supporting our clients to win

European Market

European Market: Start in the Benelux

Start in the Benelux

Your company wants to grow and sees opportunities in Europe. Maybe you already have an establishment in a European country. If you want to grow in Europe, start in the Benelux. In the Benelux you will find Europe’s largest port, the European Commission, the European Parliament, Eurojust, Europol, the European Investment Bank, The European Fine Art Fair and much more. The Benelux is a regional intergovernmental cooperation between Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The capital of Belgium, Brussels has also been the capital of Europe since 1997 and is the seat of many European institutions. The European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Defence Agency (EDA) are just a few examples. The Netherlands is seen by many countries as the gateway to Europe (and often also as the gateway to the world). The presence of the Port of Rotterdam, international organisations such as the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and the OPCW in The Hague. The internationally oriented Luxembourg is one of the most prosperous countries in the world.

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