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Profile of registrant

Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel)

Identification number in the register: 64945441527-14
Registration date: 15/04/09 17:35:36

The information on this organisation was last modified on 14/04/14 12:54:20
The date of the last annual update was 14/04/14 12:54:20

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel)
Acronym: KvK
Legal status: Zelfstandig Bestuursorgaan
Website address:


Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Other public or mixed entities, etc.

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Claudia Zuiderwijk
Position: Voorzitter

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Remco de Bruijn
Position: European Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 50 Kroonstraat 
Utrecht 3511 RC
Telephone number: (+31) 885851965
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Succesful entrepreneurship with the data, knowledge and networks of the Chamber of Commerce.

The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce is a modern public business support organisation, that makes available data, knowledge and advisory services, online and independent of time and place as much as possible. Thereby we enable entrepreneurs to succesfully start their business, innovate their services and products and to realise their growth ambitions, at home and abroad. The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce has 19 offices across the country and about 1600 employees.

Main tasks
• Managing the business register
• Providing information, advice and support to business (e.g. business start-up, internationalization, innovation)
• Manager & developer of digital & physical business plazas
• Promotion of regional economic development

Main facts and figures 2013
• 24,9 million visits to
• 2,4 million registered entities and 739.000 filed annual accounts in our business register. Business register information is consulted by customers around 21 million times a year.
• 1.3 million telephone calls, 524.000 desk visits and 275.000 e-mail replies
• Chamber Business panel: 7.500 members, response rate > 50%
• Chamber online community "Hallo": 86.000 members
• 30.000 seminar visitors (estimation derived from 2012 figures)
• 26.000 visitors annual startup day
• 702.000 issued export documents (Certificates of Origen, Eur-document, legalisations and ATA-carnets)
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce is member of Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce) and ICC (International Chamber of Commerce).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 262,000,000
of which public financing: 262,000,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants:
- from national sources: 178,000,000
- from local/regional sources:
Overige opbrengsten (productopbrengsten en doelsubsidies) : 84,000,000
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.