GlobalFax has learned that the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency plans to open an Atlanta office.  Jeffrey Blair, the agency’s director for the Southeast, has moved here already and is waiting to open the office, pending approval of the U.S. Department of State.

      Formerly, the agency’s area director worked out of New York, but Mr. Blair currently is working out of his Atlanta residence while commuting to New York.

      The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency is a branch of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.  It assists potential investors with information on all aspects of doing business in the Netherlands including organizing fact finding trips, offering assistance in selection of office space, and initiating contacts with Dutch institutions.

      Mr. Blair may be reached by telephone at (404) 264-9217; fax, (404) 264-9218.