Speaking at a joint press conference with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, Erdogan said that "Turkey and the Netherlands had a balanced trade". "Our trade volume with the Netherlands is 7 billion USD. We would like to raise it to 15 billion USD by 2015," Erdogan underlined. "We have 400,000 kins living in the Netherlands. They happen to be our ambassadors. And, they contribute to Turkish-Dutch relations," Erdogan emphasized. "We want to carry forward our relations with the Netherlands," Erdogan noted. "The Netherlands have around 2,100 entrepreneurs and companies working in Turkey. Dutch investments in Turkey are worth 17 billion USD. Likewise, Turkish investors in the Netherlands have investments worth 6 billion USD. Such figures show how good our relations are," Erdogan also stated.