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Set Up a Company in the Forestry Sector in the Netherlands

Set Up a Company in the Forestry Sector in the Netherlands

Are you excited to set up a company in the forestry sector in the Netherlands?


Around 10% of the land area in the Netherlands is covered in forests, providing many opportunities for investors to start a Dutch company in the forestry sector. The two main industries within the forestry sector that investors who want to start a Dutch business in the forestry sector can invest in, namely renewable energy and timber.

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Renewable energy is high on the Dutch government’s list of priorities and there is a big push towards creating sustainable energy sources that will power the country, and possibly regions beyond its borders. One of the sources being explored is using compost of local forests, as well as other by-products of the forestry sector.


For those looking at starting a business in the Netherlands in the more traditional forestry sector can invest in timber production and/or processing. This includes the cultivation of trees or setting up timber factories that manufacture timber products for industries such as construction and furniture for both the local and export markets.


INCO’s consultants are experts in business development in the Netherlands and they can help you to start a Dutch business to identify specific opportunities in the forestry sector and how to take advantage of these opportunities. Call one of our consultants now!

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How do I set up a forestry company in the Netherlands

  • The first thing you have to do when starting a Dutch business is to register a Dutch company with the Dutch Trade Register, which must include the mandatory NACE (Nomenclature of Economic Activities) number. For forestry businesses, the numbers are as follows (depending on the type of operation):
    Section A; Division 02; Group 02.1 - 02.4; Class 02.10, 02.20, 02.30, 02.40.

  • To cultivate, process, and exploit wood or forestry-related products may require certain licenses and/or adherence to certain environmental laws.

  • If you choose to start a Dutch company in the forestry sector to produce renewable energy, you may need to apply for certain licenses and permits.


Our company formation agents know all the relevant licenses that you may need and special laws you have to abide by for starting a business in the forestry sector in the Netherlands. We can help you to obtain them quickly and easily. Call us now!

Why choose INCO to help you to start a forestry business in the Netherlands?

  • INCO has helped many people to set up a forestry business in the Netherlands.

  • Our agents have a lot of experience with the process of incorporating a company, including starting a Dutch BV, and they know the formalities of starting a forestry business in the Netherlands.

  • We can connect you to the relevant authorities and regulatory bodies and provide you with business development services.

  • We can help you to draw up an effective business plan so you can start a Dutch company and start operating as soon as possible.

  • INCO can help you to secure funding for your forestry business.

  • Because INCO is a Dutch company, we know the Dutch forestry market well, and we can guide you to set up a business, such as a Dutch BV, in the Netherlands quickly and effortlessly. This makes us the best Dutch business partner for your business in the Netherlands.

  • When you start a business in the Netherlands, you are going to need skilled employees. We can connect you to top recruitment agencies that have access to top talent in the forestry sector to ensure that you get the best staff for your business.


We are the best business partners that you could ever wish for. Call now!

Frequently asked questions:

Do I require a license to operate a forestry business in the Netherlands?

Yes.


Why is The Netherlands such a good place to start a company in the forestry sector?

  • Central geographical location within the EU.

  • Exceptional transport infrastructure to transport forestry-related products.

  • A moderately competitive market that allows small to medium businesses to thrive.

  • Government push towards production of renewable energy.

  • Access to a highly skilled workforce.

  • Attractive tax rates that draw a lot of investors to the Dutch forestry sector markets

  • The Netherlands has a very stable and resilient business environment


How long does it take to start a forestry company in the Netherlands?

Starting a Dutch company usually takes between 2-5 days, but since you may require licenses to run a forestry company in the Netherlands, it may take a bit longer. Call us to find out more.


Can I start a company in the forestry sector in the Netherlands as a non-Dutch or EU citizen?

Yes. The Dutch government allows foreigners to start a Dutch company or bring their existing business from abroad. However, certain legal conditions apply.


Are you excited about starting a company in the forestry sector in the Netherlands, but you are unsure whether the market is the right one?

Or if you are considering other EU countries like Germany or Sweden, feel free to schedule a free consultation with one of our Dutch business development agents to discuss why the forestry sector in the Netherlands is the perfect place to start a Dutch company.


We can help you determine your business proposition, as well as the services you aim to provide and give input and expert guidance on how to present this to the Dutch market.


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