Dutch producers more optimistic than most of their EU colleagues

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in News | 2 comments

On the basis of statistics provided by the European Commission, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that Dutch manufacturers are more...

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Dutch households spent one billion euros on security

Posted on Nov 24, 2015 in News | 1 comment

In 2014, spending on security in the Netherlands amounted to approximately 13 billion euros. Security expenditure increased until 2013 but...

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Dutch home and car sales increased

Posted on Nov 23, 2015 in News | 1 comment

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) announced that the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets grew by 12.1 percent in September 2015...

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Rotterdam Named One of World’s Top 10 Cities to Visit in 2016

Posted on Nov 18, 2015 in Features, News | 3 comments

Rotterdam has been named one of the top cities in the world for travelers in 2016. The city receives the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best...

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Dutch consumer-oriented producers optimistic about 2016

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Dutch producers selling directly to consumers are optimistic about their turnover results for 2016. Optimism prevails in the retail...

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UvA makes sharp rise in THE World University Rankings

Posted on Oct 4, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has risen from 77th to 58th spot in the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In...

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Two thirds of all Dutch people aged 15 to 74 have jobs

Posted on Sep 18, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Netherlands has 12.7 million inhabitants aged 15 to 74. In this group, the number of employed has gone up by 12 thousand over the past...

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Continuing decrease in Dutch imports of arms and ammunition

Posted on Sep 17, 2015 in News | 7 comments

Dutch imports of arms and ammunition (excluding fighter jets) have been on the decrease for years, as reported by Statistics Netherlands....

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Amsterdam ranked third in the world for attracting foreign investment projects

Posted on Sep 16, 2015 in Features, News | 0 comments

Amsterdam has been ranked third in the IBM Global Location Trends 2015 report, rising one place from last year’s position. This report...

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Dutch King Spells Out Government’s Plans for the Year Ahead

Posted on Sep 15, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Dutch King Willem-Alexander addressed the joint session of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament today and set out the main features of...

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