The Netherlands - The Agricultural Economy and Policy Report for the Netherlands 2015

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Netherlands

Report Highlights: Dutch agriculture is highly intensive and export focused. Total agricultural exports for 2015 are estimated at $78.3 billion making the Netherlands the second largest exporter of food and agriculture. The temperate climate, fertile soils, and educated labor force make the Netherlands a highly productive agricultural producer; however, the large and sophisticated food processing industry accounts for a significant portion of exports. The Netherlands is a small country geographically, but with the Port of Rotterdam and the confluence of four major rivers, the EU traders and importers are here.

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