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If your company is interested in doing business abroad, but is having trouble arranging the necessary financing, you could be eligible for funding by the Dutch Trade and Investment Fund. DTIF offers loans, guarantees and export financing, helping businesses take the next step towards achieving their international ambitions. Foreign companies are eligible when they meet various conditions.
Please note: for exporters hit by the corona crisis a supplementary measure under the DTIF Export scheme has been implemented. Contact Atradius Dutch State Business for more information and assistance.
DTIF consists of 3 components: Investment, Imports and Exports. The fund has come to replace the Facility Emerging Markets (FOM) and Finance for International Business (FIB) financing instruments.
When do you qualify?
You business qualifies for DTIF if:
- it is established in the Netherlands. Foreign companies qualify if they conduct substantial activities in our country. This means your Dutch operations generate sufficient revenues and profits through activities in the Netherlands for a co-financier to provide funding
- you have a solid business plan and will be in a position to repay the funding
- your project will be implemented in accordance with the OESO guidelines for international corporate social responsibility (IMVO) for multinational companies
How to apply?
Fill out the DTIF quick scan with your concrete project idea and send it to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).
Interactive online tool
Try this interactive online tool to check whether your application for financing or export credit insurance is viable in just five minutes. The tool has been created for entrepreneurs with plans to import, export, invest or expand abroad. It comprises around 8 questions.