And, according to reactions, this proved to be appealing to the German market. “Production is perfectly in order, but the automatic sales process must still be further developed,” noted Wolthuis, who also sees opportunities for achieving global significance for businesses operating on a worldwide scale. “Furthermore, our software has a generic form, so that it can be used for realizing the most diverse solutions without having to be custom-made. These solutions vary from tender generation to contract management. Major international companies have far-reaching interest in our products and solutions. We are actually in the finishing stage with one right now.
ConnectionsThe Dutch party exchanged ideas with the German members of the trade mission during the event. The discussion topics included trade promotion, mutual investment and technological collaboration. The aim of the working visit was after all to strengthen the broad interconnected relationships between the Netherlands and Bavaria. Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trade partner in terms of both export and import, with the annual trade volume between the two countries ranking as one of the world’s largest.
One fifth of total Dutch exports and a quarter of exported agricultural products go to Germany. The Netherlands is also the largest investor in Germany. And the future looks most promising. With its knowledge-intensive industries, enormous innovative power and strong R&D landscape, the future of Germany as the economic motor of Europe distinctly lies in Southern Germany.