Starters International Business (SIB)

Exporting goods and services abroad offers your business more opportunities. It can lead to greater sales and serve as a solution to the challenge of increased competition in the domestic market. With its Starters International Business (SIB) programme, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can help you move into foreign markets.


Export allows you to effectively spread your risks. Buy how do you start? What are your company’s strengths? Which markets can offer opportunities and how can you successfully seize them?

Three different SIB vouchers can help you with your plans to take your business abroad:

Get inspired

Other entrepreneurs have already put the SIB vouchers into successful use. For example, read more about this electronics and software developing company exploring the Mexican market.

Stay informed

Read more about SIB in our news items.

Our client

On behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( implements the International Enterprise Vouchers decree and policies. works on this with consultants from private organisations.

Legislation and regulations

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