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India-Netherlands bilateral Ties

Current context: King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima came to India on a 5-day visit, at the invitation of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind.
India-Netherlands bilateral Ties 
  • India and the Netherlands have a bilateral trade turnover of USD 12.87 billion (2018-2019).
  • The Netherlands is India’s 4th largest trading partner in the European Union with a cumulative investment of $ 23 billion for the period 2000 to 2017 (Dec).
  • Dutch companies have a global name in the fields of port development, agriculture, waste management and urban planning. President invited Dutch companies to partner India in its growth story.
  • Netherlands has supported India’s membership to the different Export Control Regimes and has claimed for a permanent seat in the UNSC.
  • King Willem-Alexander’s trip would be his first state visit to India, following his ascension to the throne in 2013.


Q.1 Netherlands is India’s ____ largest trading partner in the European Union?
a. 2nd
b. 3rd
c. 4th
d. 5th
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