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Dutch carbon emissions at 25-year-low

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in News | 0 comments

In 2014, greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands were nearly 5 percent lower than in 2013. Households used less natural gas for heating due to the warmer weather, while another factor was lower consumption of car fuels. The effect...

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Dutch job market recovery continues

Posted on Aug 29, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Dutch labour market recovery continues according to recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands. The number of jobs grew by 19 thousand on the first quarter. The number of temp jobs rose most notably. The number of job vacancies...

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More Dutch women in work than ever before

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in News | 0 comments

More women are working in the Netherlands than ever before, new figures showed today. A record 3.8 million women have jobs, 400,000 more than a decade ago. The number...

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Dutch Economy Almost Fully Recovered

Posted on Aug 15, 2015 in Business | 0 comments

The Dutch economy is almost back to the level prior to the recession, which started in the latter half of 2008. The Dutch economy grew by 0.1 percent in...

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Dutch retail sector records largest turnover growth in seven years

Posted on Aug 15, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Dutch retail sector achieved a 4.7 percent turnover growth in June relative to June 2014, the highest growth rate since July 2008 according to recent figures from Statistics...

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Rotterdam largest container port in Europe

Posted on Aug 8, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Container Transhipment in Rotterdam has increased by 9 percent in 2014 to 108 million tons. In the past fifteen years, Antwerp and Hamburg have narrowed the gap, but Rotterdam...

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Lower energy bill for Dutch households

Posted on Aug 7, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The annual energy bill for Dutch households was 50 euros lower than last year. At the current rates, the average annual energy bill is 1,771 euros, according to figures...

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Two-thirds of Dutch households own tablets

Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in Technology | 0 comments

Around 5.0 million households in the Netherlands own tablets; that’s equal to two-thirds of all households according to Telecompaper’s Dutch Tablet Users 2015 Q2 report. Dutch consumers use their...

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1.3 million people in the Netherlands hold dual citizenship

Posted on Aug 6, 2015 in News | 0 comments

A total of 1.3 million Dutch residents hold more than one nationality, as the most recent survey conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on 1 January 2014 shows. Since then,...

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