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U.S. Relationship

Aerial from the castle 'De Haar' in the Netherlands
Aerial from the castle 'De Haar' in the Netherlands

U.S.-Netherlands Relations

The U.S. partnership with the Netherlands dates to the American Revolution, which the Netherlands supported. The United States established diplomatic relations with the Netherlands in 1782; one of our oldest, continuous bilateral relationships. The excellent bilateral relations are based on close historical and cultural ties as well as a common dedication to individual freedom and human rights. The United States
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Aerial from the castle 'De Haar' in the Netherlands

Bilateral Economic Relations

The United States and the Netherlands share a liberal economic outlook and firm commitment to free trade. The Netherlands is a member of the EU and has worked with the United States at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to advance the shared goal of a more open, market-led global economy.
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Aerial from the castle 'De Haar' in the Netherlands

International Organizations

The Netherlands and the United States belong to several of the same international organizations, including the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, IAEA, FATF, Interpol, Australia Group, Wassenaar Arrangement, OECD, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, ICAO, WHO, and WTO. A comprehensive list can be found in the World Factbook.
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Integrated Country Strategies

The Integrated Country Strategy is the four-year strategy articulating U.S. priorities in a given country. The Chief of Mission leads the strategy.

Investment Climate Statements

The Investment Climate Statements analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses and provide information on the business climates.

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