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Connecting the world

11 May 2021
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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

China
Frankfurt

‘The Covid-19 outbreak has been contained’

Connecting the world: Implication of Covid-19 virus for the German business climate

Mumbai

‘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

Austria

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

Russia
Indonesia

The unfortunate truth: Indonesia’s new normal is without tourism

Connecting the world: Implication of Covid-19 virus for the Indonesian business climate

Brazil

BRAZIL: THE STORY OF RESILIENCE AND SOLIDARITY

Connecting the world: Implications of Covid-19 for the Brazilian business climate

Police sail for the Kop van Zuid

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.