About Rotterdam Partners

Rotterdam Partners promotes the Rotterdam economy. It serves all target groups that are relevant to the urban economy and city marketing and acts as the connecting hub between businesses, institutions and the municipal government of Rotterdam. Rotterdam Partners creates and exploits opportunities around acquisition, expansion and the promotion of international trade on behalf of public and private parties in the Rotterdam region. The International Trade & Investment department works towards a stronger social and economic climate for its target groups. These comprise new international companies and established international companies, internationally orientated. The aim is to position Rotterdam as a powerful and dynamic city region where it is good to live, work, study and to visit.

Key Industries

Agrifood | Life Sciences & Health | Cleantech | Maritime & Offshore | Logistics & Transport| Startups | Chemicals | Energy | IT | Business Services

Regional Strengths

Rotterdam is a dynamic and international city where you can positively soak up the ‘can do' spirit just about everywhere you go. Rotterdam is home to the best and most innovative port of the world and has many internationally renowned scientific institutions. The city is strategically located and exceptionally well connected by offering state-of-the-art infrastructure and logistics services. It is home to a highly productive and skilled workforce and competitive on costs.

Who's Here

China Shipping, Maersk, Cosco, Hamburg Sud, Steinweg Handelsveem, Den Hartogh Logistics, VAT Logistics, Eurofrigo, Canon/Nippon, BYD, European Container Terminals, ZPMC, Shell, ExxonMobil, BP, Q8, Petrobras, Petronas, Vopak, VTTI, Emerald Kalama, AkzoNobel, Huntsman, Eastman Chemicals, LyondellBasell, LukOil, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Quaker Oats, Codrico, Nidera, Refresco Gerber, Verstegen Specerijen, Olam, Wilmar, Robeco, Bank of China, Allianz, Deutsche Bank, KPMG, EY, PWC, Deloitte, AIG, HAL invest, ABB, E.ON, OMA, Studio Roosengaarde, Van Oord, Boskalis, Damen, SBM Offshore, CGI, KPN


"In our experience Rotterdam is a very nice place, with great infrastructure. Local expertise and history of the market is also excellent. We feel comfortable that it is a perfect place for us to grow our business." Colin Sprott President
Navigators Group's Global Marine Unit

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Get In Touch


NFIA UK & Ireland

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom
T. +44 207 590 3286
E. info@nfia.co.uk

Ties Elzinga

Executive Director NFIA UK & Ireland +44 (0) 207 5903 286

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Annemieke Busch

Senior Project Manager NFIA UK & Ireland +44 (0)207 590 3286

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