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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you want to know what services CBI offers you? In this FAQ you may be able to find answers. If you cannot find a sufficient answer here, please contact us through our contact form.

What can CBI do for me?

CBI coaches companies from selected countries that want to export their product on the European market. This coaching is part of multi-year export coaching projects.

CBI also publishes a lot of market studies. These studies will for example help you find out:

  • Which European markets offer most opportunities for your product;
  • What laws and regulations your product must comply with;
  • Through what channels you can get your product on the European market;
  • How to do business with European companies;
  • How to get into contact with European buyers.

How can we cooperate/collaborate?

CBI offers assistance to exporters in selected developing countries. You can find the projects that are open for applications on our website. When there is not a project in your sector and/or country, you can always use our market studies for more information. If you are a Business Support Organisation, you can also find projects where you can assist through our website.

Can CBI provide me with a list of buyers?

Please note that CBI doesn’t provide a list of buyers. We are a governmental organisation from the Netherlands, offering assistance to exporters in selected developing countries. You can find the projects that are open for applications on our website.

Can CBI buy my product?

Please note that CBI doesn’t buy, sell or trade any goods. We are a governmental organisation from the Netherlands, offering assistance to exporters in selected developing countries. You can find the projects that are open for applications on our website.

How can I apply for one of CBI’s programmes?

Here you can find detailed information about our projects and programmes. You can choose your sector or country to find relevant projects.

How can I apply for a job?

If you want to work at CBI, we encourage you to keep an eye out at Werken Voor Nederland. This is where job openings will be published.