In 2021, the total amount of Dutch investments to the Belarusian economy reached USD 119.0 million (71.9% to 2020). The amount of the Dutch FDI amounted to USD 109.8 million (72.2%). The Netherlands took 9th place among Belarusian credit and investment partners after the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Cyprus, Austria, the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Poland and Germany.
As of January 1, 2021, there were 104 entities with the participation of the Dutch capital registered (25 joint ventures and 79 foreign enterprises); the share of Dutch investors in the statutory funds of these organizations was USD 269.3 million. As of January 1, 2021, the total sum of cumulative foreign investments from the Netherlands in Belarus amounted to USD 1.1 billion (3th place after the Russian Federation and Cyprus). 17 representative offices of Dutch companies operate in Belarus.
The main areas of activities of the joint and foreign enterprises established in Belarus with participation of the Dutch companies are agriculture and food processing, beer production, textiles and clothing, metal processing, pharmaceuticals, development of IT products, freight and logistics services, real estate and others.