Amsterdam Business

This page contains extensive business related information about Amsterdam, Holland and the EU. The information is divided in 3 categories for your convenience; Amsterdam, Europe and International business and websites.

AEX, Stock Exchange and funds Amsterdam

The central Dutch exchange for stocks, bonds, options and futures located in Amsterdam.
Quick graphical indices and actual rates for AEX fonds.
Real-time stock exchange service.
Commercial information on daily index of the stock exchange in Amsterdam (stocks and funds).

Banks – Headquarters in Amsterdam

Vijzelstraat 68
Phone: +31 (0)20 6289393
Citibank NA
Hoogoorddreef 54B
Phone: +31 (0)20 6514211
(business transactions only)
Fortis Bank
Singel 548
Phone: +31 (0)20 6249340

ING Group
Bijlmerplein 888
Phone: +31 (0)20 5639111
Lloyds TSB Bank
PO Box 3518, 1001AH
Phone: +31 (0)20 5815912
Postbus 94780 Phone: +31 (0)20 5655012
Dam 16
Phone: +31 (0)20 5304630

Banks in Amsterdam, corporate websites

Bank Mendes Gans
Delta Lloyd
Nederlandse Bank
Stads-bank van Lening
All banks in Holland

Chamber of Commerce

Kamer van Koophandel Amsterdam
(Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Amsterdam)
De Ruyterkade 5, PO Box 2852, 1000 CW Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 531 4000. Fax: (020) 531 4799.

The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce (UK)
'The Dutch House', 307 High Holborn, London WC1V 7LS
Tel: (020) 7405 1358. Fax: (020) 7405 1689.

Nederlandse Kamer van Koophandel for North America (USA)
Suite 1420, 1 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020
Tel: (212) 265 6460. Fax: (212) 265 6402.

Australian Netherlands Chamber of Commerce Inc (Australia)
Level 7, 80 Arthur Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060
Tel: (02) 9929 9610. Fax: (02) 9955 7521.

Jobs/Employment Amsterdam, the Netherlands

This is a collection of job search websites in Amsterdam and the Netherlands.
Jobs in Amsterdam- BanenNet

Job finder
Tempo Team
Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency :

Congresses & Conventions Amsterdam

The Amsterdam RAI International Exhibition & Congress Center
Every year, Amsterdam RAI hosts more than fifty major international congresses, seventy trade fairs and exhibitions, events and over one thousand conferences, meetings and smaller functions. This modern 87.000 square meter complex is unquestionably one of Europe's foremost venues for major international events. There are 22 congress rooms with seating capacities for up to 1750, and 11 exhibition halls with seating for up to 12.900 participants, and countless multi-purpose lounges for exhibitions and poster sessions. All of the halls and conference rooms are air-conditioned and offer all necessary facilities.
Europaplein 22
NL 1078 GZ Amsterdam
P.O. Box 77777
NL 1070 MS Amsterdam
Tel. 00 31 (0) 20 5491212
Fax 00 31 (0) 20 646 44 69
Find information about convention venues in Amsterdam

Convention and meeting planners in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Congress Bureau PO Box 3901, 1001 AS Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 551 2570. Fax: (020) 551 2575.

Eurocongress Conference Management
Jan van Goyenkade 11, 1075 HP Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 679 3411. Fax: (020) 673 7306.
Venues Holland Conference organizers

Amsterdam Convention Circle


Dutch Language
Language Databank (Dutch)
Our Language (mainly Dutch)
About Dutch Language
History Of Dutch Language
Learn Dutch Online
Van Dale Dutch dictionaries

Translation services

Amsterdam Translation Services

Avanti Translations
Amstelveen Translation Agency
Ouderkerkerlaan 50, PO Box 2263, 1180 E6 Amstelveen
Tel: (020) 645 6610. Fax: (020) 647 4542.

Prinsengracht 993, 1017 KM Amsterdam
Tel: (020) 625 2535. Fax: (020) 626 5642.

Telephone & Email directories

Dutch Telephone Directory (national)
Dutch Yellow Pages
E-mail directory
KPN Telephone directory
Searchable map of the Netherlands (by Postcode or City/Street)

Dutch search engines
First Choice Search Engine
Dutch Company Search Engine
Popular Dutch Search Engine

News about Holland
Algemeen Dagblad
Ananova (quirky news stories)
Dutch News in English
Dutch Report
Financieele Dagblad
Holland Horizon magazine
Holland News
Holland News by Topix
Netherlands News Sources (Kidon)
Netherlands Post (news in English)
News & community for expatriates
News & more about Holland (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Netherlands News by Einnews
NIS news :
NOS (Nederlandse Publieke Omroep)
NRC Handelsblad (Dutch) daily news and weather
Parool (Dutch)
Telegraaf (Dutch)

Life in Holland
A lot of information about life in Holland
American Vlaai
Amsterdam Connection
Books online (sold in Holland)
Dutch Royal House (Het Koninklijk Huis)
Dutch Statistics (CBS)
Incomplete Guide to the Dutch Language and Culture\
Information about Licorice/Drop
Nijmegen Online
Trains / Dutch railway
Train travel
Weather in Holland
Wooden shoes
Zwembad/Swimming pools in Holland

The Dutch Abroad
The Down-under Dutch (Australia)

Bulletin board
UnDutchables Meeting Point

Food and Drink in the Netherlands
All Things Dutch
Speculaas Dutch spicy biscuit
Chocolate from Droste
Coffee from Douwe Egberts
Stroopwafels, Dutch cookie with caramel syrup
Dutch Food and Eating Habits
Dutch Food Recipes
Dutch Cheese
Dutch Beer and their Breweries
Hollandse Drop (Licorice) Shop

Transportation in the Netherlands
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam Public Transportation
Netherlands National Train Service
Rotterdam Airport
Rotterdam Public Transportation

Dutch Ministries
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Defense
Ministry of the Interior
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment  
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Ministry of General Affairs/RVD/Royal
Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries
Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water
Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ministry of Development Cooperation

Government organizations in the Netherlands
Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis -
Statistics Netherlands -
Social and Cultural Planning Office -
Social and Economic Council (SER) in the Netherlands -
Netherlands Court of Audit -
SDU, formerly Staatsdrukkerij en uitgeverij -
Lower House of Parliament -
Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic) -
Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) -
The Public Prosecution Service -
Public Counter 2000 -
National Institute of Public Health and the Environment -



European Union
European Union website:
Council of the European Union:
Council of Europe:
European Parliament:
Committee of the Regions:
Governments on-line:
Group of Policy Advisers :
Birth of the euro:
Bulletin of the European Union :
Europe Direct opens a dialogue between citizens and businesses in the European Union and the European institutions. The aim is to help you find out more about the EU and the rights and opportunities it offers you, and how to take advantage of them.
Dialogue with citizens and business:
Dialogue with Business:
Who is who in the European Union? – Inter institutional Directory:

European Commission Libraries Catalogue "ECLAS" :
Information Society Project Office (ISPO) :
Official Journal, Treaties, Legislation - EUR-Lex :
Office for Official Publications - "EUR-OP" :
Statistical Office of the E.C. - "EUROSTAT":


Human Rights & Laws
European Court of Human Rights:
European Ombudsman:
Court of Justice:
Human Rights Directory
Human Rights Web
Fight for Human Rights
Law Directory

Education and Training
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training - CEDEFOP
European Electronic Training Village
European Training Foundation
Education World
Osha Training
US Department of Education
Training dot com
Training pages


Drugs, Food, Medicine and Health
WHO - World Health Organization:
European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products :
European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction :
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
European Agency for Safety at Work :
Health dot com
Health Gov
Alcohol and Drug Information
Medicine Net
National Library of Health
Medicine Journey


Environment & Nature
Environment Agency
Environment Directory
Environmental News
European Environment Agency
Ministry of Environment
Nature dot com
Nature Conservancy
Nature PBS

United Nations websites
UN United Nations:
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE), Statistical Division

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN/ECLAC)

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

United Nations Development Program

United Nations Statistics Division

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund:
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The European Union at the United Nations:

Banking & Economy
European Central Bank:
World Bank:
World Economic Forum :
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

WTO - World Trade Organization:
European Free Trade Association:
International Labor Organization (ILO)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

European Round Table of Industrialists


Science & Technology
Joint Research Centers :
Community Research and Development Information Service :
European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation :
European Space Agency: