- Over DCC
The Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia (DCC) was established in November 2002 as an association.
About the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (DCC)
Vanaf 2010 bestaat het kantoor van DCC niet meer, dit om kosten te besparen. Wel
werken we nog; dit voor aanvragen, wij verlenen geen gratis service maar voor
een klein bedrag kunt u op ons rekenen voor o.a. algemene informatie, onze
unieke databank en ons geweldig netwerk.
Dutch chamber of commerce in Macedonia (DCC) is an independent business
association founded in November 2002. The DCC is one of the most important
organizations that support business relations between the Netherlands and
Macedonia. DCC’s mission is to increase competitiveness for its members and to
promote the Macedonian and Dutch Business-environment in both countries.
the DCC has more than 90 members representing 11 categories of the business
sector, varying from textile to banking & finance, to technology and
telecommunications. Membership is open for all corporate companies or
individuals who in the past, currently or in the future aim to initiate
bilateral relations between the Netherlands and Macedonia.
has the main aim of promoting ‘Made in Macedonia’ in the Netherlands and vice
versa; to configure as a bridge between establishing bilateral relations in the
business community for its members
assist its members wherever necessary. The DCC can provide its members with
consultation assistance in relevance to trade promotion, the investment climate
in both countries and the general business industry between the Netherlands and
the Balkan region. In addition the DCC facilitates its members and the business
community by organizing seminars, bilateral trade events, business network
events and round table discussions.
member of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia, members have many
advantages. Members are given free access to the DCC’s wide network both in the
Netherlands and in Macedonia. Members have the opportunity to use the DCC
videoconference system of the DCC office and to place free calls to fixed phone
numbers in The Netherlands.
members will receive the annual news magazine; the "DCC Courier." The DCC and
the Netherlands embassy have decided to closely cooperate in order to optimize
the services for companies looking for business.
more information interested parties can visit the website of DCC at
or can contact the
on working days from 08.00 till 16.00 o’clock on +389 78 245046. Or Dutch
number: 020 222 11 49
Application forms can be downloaded
Macedonia a small country with great regional business potential!
Peter J Bosse
Macedonia borders Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Albania and Kosovo, and
provides opportunities for business growth, now as it has in the past. Who wants to do business with South East Europe? They must go through
- >>>Location is just
one reason why Macedonia will be there place to locate your business.
Macedonian people are friendly, well educated and hard working, and the
costs doing business are among the lowest in Europe. It also has the best
infrastructure in this part of Europe: Macedonia has two international
airports and is only a couple of hours away from any European main
capital. The Macedonian multi-ethnical government is focusing on enabling
the business environment and foreign investment is a high priority.>>
treating investors as business VIPs! The government is also ensuring
safety on every level in the investment community. These are not the
only good reasons to invest in Macedonia. What is important for you in
having the best return on your investment?
Good infrastructure! 2 airports, good roads with international
connections, high speed internet, ISDN, wireless internet WADSL covering over 80
percent of Macedonia!
Highly educated employees! Macedonian has an excellent education system, and
has created a talented work force. The connection between business and the
universities provides more advantages for employers!
Low wage country! The average salary in Macedonia is still one of the lowest
in Europe and will remain that way as Macedonia has almost no inflation and the
Macedonian currency, Dennar, has proven to be very stabile. Other costs, for
building, taxes, etc. are also low.
Candidate member of the EU! Macedonia is an official candidate for European
Union membership from the beginning of 2006. This gives the potential investor
an extra guarantee that laws are getting close to EU laws and that all
international warrantees in business agreements will be obtained.
Macedonia is at the final stage of a huge privatization process and more and
more monopolistic businesses are rapidly disappearing.
Small country great potential market! All products produced in Macedonia can
be exported with no import duties to many surrounding countries! This has been
the agreement made in the 1990s between former Yugoslavs several former Soviet
Russian countries to eliminate import duties. Macedonia has low tariff
agreements from other countries in the region.
The Dutch Chamber of Commerce (DCC) will continue to fill in a key role, as
it is our vision and goal to do so. We do believe in Macedonia's potential and
goodwill towards The Netherlands. Macedonia is a target country for The
Netherlands, and Dutch business can also expect strong support from the Dutch
government! Macedonia's biggest donor has been the Royal Kingdom of The
Netherlands, but still private investment is lagging when compared to the USA,
Germany, Greece, Turkey, Italy, Israel and others.
With this, we as DCC can
help you in finding the right partner, buyer and market. The DCC, represents over 80 serious business members, and is
DCC has the largest business databank that spreads across the surrounding
borders! This databank is always available for our members. DCC also has
excellent contacts with the Dutch and Macedonian media due to its excellent
partnership and years of collaboration between the DCC and the media.
We look forward to
meeting you and discussing your business growth opportunities.
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