As the Netherlands-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast helps connect Dutch companies around the region, it often unearths innovative firms with Georgia operations that show how the Netherlands punches above its weight in global trade, technology and logistics. Recently, the chamber caught up with MediCapital Group’s U.S. director, Ramon van Maaren, to discuss how the company uses its offices […]
It may have been a tough year for Europe, but the Netherlands attracted record investment in 2016 from around the world, aided by a global network of foreign recruitment offices like the one operated in Atlanta. Not counting outside partners, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency worked on 227 projects drawing $1.57 billion in investment from […]
Metro Atlanta-based AGCO Corp. has announced plans to acquire the forage division of Dutch dairy equipment provider Lely Group. Though the deal hasn’t been cleared by regulators, AGCO and Lely said they had reached an agreement in principle on the sale. Financial terms were not disclosed. Both companies framed the deal in terms of mutual […]
Editor’s note: Updated to include comments from Mary Waters and clarification on the data used for the state’s trade numbers. Georgia’s exports declined for the second straight year in 2016 amid international headwinds like a strong dollar and soft demand in key global markets, even as it maintained its spot as the No. 11 exporting state […]
The Consulate General of the Netherlands in Miami is sending a consular officer to Atlanta to renew a limited number of Dutch passports. If interested, Dutch citizens living here must fill out forms and send them to the Miami consulate to get a renewal appointment scheduled during the two-day visit. The service is being offered with the help […]
Despite rhetoric on the campaign trail about the U.S. being “ripped off” in its trading relationships, the top American officials in charge of trade and commerce said Friday that trade rules are being enforced more stringently than ever. And beyond that, trade deals are a way to adjust global trading rules that can sometimes work to […]
Atlanta-based communications consultancy Speakeasy Inc. has added a new director of business development in its Netherlands office. Alain Mulder joins the firm from Totaal, a company he founded in 2010 to manage apartments and condominium associations. Speakeasy, which runs personal-growth programs and classes that train executives to communicate better, has five offices in the U.S. along with an […]
Editor’s note: When Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his counterpart, Geert Bourgeois, minister-president of the Flanders region of Belgium, visited Atlanta last year, aerospace wasn’t supposed to be on their list. But apparently, the leaders weren’t concerned about adhering too strictly to their targeted industries of logistics, cybersecurity and financial technology. Mr. Rutte took […]
Less than a week after Atlanta airport officials said they would vie for new air service to India and China, Delta Air Lines Inc. has announced plans for better access to both countries through other hubs.
Delta Air Lines Inc. has announced a partnership with Dutch airline Transavia to provide better access to leisure destinations rimming the Mediterranean via Amsterdam.