The Dutch language is the official language of the Netherlands and is spoken by more than 24 million people as a first language and another 5 million as a second language. It is the primary language spoken in the Netherlands and nearly 60% of the Belgian population speak it as well. Due to the languages popularity, many brokerages offer their services in the Dutch language. Both the Netherlands and Belgian have numerous Dutch speaking online brokers who focus primarily on the Dutch speaking market. As well, many international brokers see the opportunity to market themselves to the Dutch speaking people, thus offering their trading platforms and websites in the Dutch language in addition to other languages.show more
The Dutch language is not only spoken in the Netherlands, but other parts of Europe and the world as well. Therefore, brokers understand the need to accept multiple types of currency for their traders to use for deposits and withdrawals. The primary currency accepted by most Dutch speaking brokers is the Euro, as it is widely used in the Netherlands and throughout Dutch speaking Europe. In addition to the Euro currency, brokers accept other common currencies such as the UK pound, the US dollar, and possibly some other currencies.
As mentioned earlier, the Dutch language is not limited to the Netherlands, but can be found as a spoken language throughout Europe and the world. For instance, 60% of Belgium’s population speak Dutch, so there is a big market for Dutch brokers there as well. Also, Dutch brokers generally market themselves and accept countries throughout Europe as it there are many neighboring countries with Dutch speaking people. In addition to the European countries, the islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten are mainly Dutch speaking, and there are large Dutch speaking populations in the United States, Canada, South Africa, parts of France, Germany and Indonesia. With such a vast amount of Dutch speaking people throughout the world, Dutch brokers tend to accept people from various countries.
Since the Dutch language can be found spoken in many parts of the world, the majority of Dutch brokers will offer their services in multiple languages. Brokers often offer languages servicing multiple regions throughout Europe such as German, Spanish, French, and Italian. As well, the English language is usually a standard that all the brokerages will operate in, as it is considered to be the world language. Most Dutch brokers will easily indicate the languages used by them on their site, with a supported countries flag in the top right-hand corner. Users can click the flag to see other supported languages. Also supported languages can usually be found at the bottom of a website or on the contact page.
Dutch speaking traders have numerous banking options available to them. Since the language is so widely used in various nations across the world, most online trading brokerages will accept deposit and withdrawal methods by numerous local and international banks. As well, traders can always use e-wallets and most debit/credit cards for depositing and sometimes withdrawing funds. It’s important to remember that fees may vary, and not all the methods shown may be available to traders from your country. Whenever making a deposit, be sure to check the applicable fees and withdrawal methods available as withdrawal methods will sometimes be limited.