The Netherlands is one of the European countries to occupy top positions in various studies or surveys. This time Amsterdam is among the most dynamic cities in Europe, according to the Savills Investment Management’s index. Among the factors which brought Amsterdam of the 4th position in the index is its high score as commercial and financial center. Our Dutch company formation consultants can assist foreign investors who want to start a business in Amsterdam.
First of all, we should mention that the Savills Investment Management’s index evaluates 130 cities across Europe based on 60 indicators, among which innovation, investment, infrastructure, interconnection and inclusion.
Each city was attributed 100 points at the beginning of report, out of which Amsterdam remained with 74. Amsterdam came in first in terms of innovation which made the country one of the best commercial and financial centers in Europe hosting some of the largest financial companies in the world. Amsterdam also ranked 4th according to the number of startups registered here.
When it comes to the interconnection criteria it is worth noting that the Dutch city ranked 6th thanks to its seaport and international airport which are two renowned international distribution hubs used by logistics companies all over the world. Amsterdam also has one of the longest metro lines in Europe.
Moreover, the city is expected to grow “significantly” in relation to Gross Domestic Product and population numbers in the next 10 years.
These are Utrecht, Eindhoven and Hague. While Utrecht made it to the 46th place, Eindhoven ranked 48th and The Hague was on the 50th position in the report. Eindhoven ranked 8th in terms of innovation in Europe.
These places, even if not as high as Amsterdam’s ranking are also important for the Netherlands as they make it one of the European countries with a large number of cities present in the Savills Investment Management’s index.
If you are interested in starting a business in the Netherlands, do not hesitate to contact us. Our company registration advisors in the Netherlands can help you open companies in any city in the country.