The port of Rotterdam is a global hub for international trade. We believe it is therefore important to be globally represented. Outside of the Netherlands, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has representatives in important growth regions like Germany, Austria, China, Indonesia, India and Russia. During the COVID-19 pandemic our representatives wrote their personal column on the business climate in their home countries and their expectations for the future.
‘There is always something good in every bad’
Connecting the world: Implication of Covid-19 virus on the Chinese business climate
‘The Covid-19 outbreak has been contained’
Connecting the world: Implication of Covid-19 virus for the German business climate
‘The course of economic recovery in India will be smoother and faster than other countries'
Connecting the world: Implication of Covid-19 virus for the Indian business climate
Cautious optimism – optimistically cautious!
Connecting the world: Consequences of COVID-19 for the Austrian business climate
‘Russian economy hit twice by covid and decreasing oil prices’
Connecting the world: Consequences of COVID-19 for Russian business climate
The unfortunate truth: Indonesia’s new normal is without tourism
Connecting the world: Implication of Covid-19 virus for the Indonesian business climate
Brazil: the story of resilience and solidarity
Connecting the world: Implications of Covid-19 for the Brazilian business climate
Update corona virus
Despite the far-reaching social impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the port of Rotterdam will remain operational. Cargo handling and production will continue unabated. The Harbour Master Division is monitoring safety and public order on the water 24/7. The Port of Rotterdam Authority is carefully complying with the recommendations of national authorities in the field of health and safety, and we have taken steps to safeguard the continuity of business operations.