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Dutch Companies Invited to Apply for Economic Mission to Miami

Posted on Mar 4, 2016 in Business | 0 comments

Dutch companies that specialize in innovative solutions in life sciences, healthcare, and sustainable urban solutions are invited to join an economic mission to Miami April 17-20 that will explore opportunities to collaborate with their counterparts in the US and...

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Foreign Investment in the Netherlands Creates 9,300 Jobs in 2015

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in Business | 0 comments

The Netherlands reported a strong year for foreign investment in 2015, driven by North American projects. The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) and its regional partners in the Invest in Holland network assisted in the attraction of more than...

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Nearly one-quarter of Dutch prepared to donate their organs

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 in News | 0 comments

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), nearly one-quarter in the Dutch population aged 12 years and older have given explicit permission for their organs or tissues to be transplanted after...

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Life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women elsewhere in Europe widening

Posted on Jan 2, 2016 in News | 2 comments

The life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women in other European countries is widening. Newborn Dutch girls have a life expectancy of 83.3 years (figures refer to 2014)....

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Home prices in the Netherlands jump 4 percent from year ago

Posted on Dec 21, 2015 in News | 4 comments

Prices of owner-occupied houses in the Netherlands (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.8 percent higher in November 2015 than in November 2014. This is the most substantial year-on-year...

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New Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opens at Schiphol

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in Business | 0 comments

The new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel opens its doors to its first guests today. With 433 rooms, 23 conference rooms, a ballroom and a total area of 40,150...

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Dutch employment marginally down

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The number of people in paid employment has fallen by 13 thousand over the past three months. Fewer women hold paid jobs, and more women are unemployed. Altogether, 6.8...

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Mobile payment apps reach 2 mln Dutch smartphones

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in Technology | 0 comments

Mobile payments are becoming more common in the Netherlands. Already almost one in six smartphones carries a mobile payments app, equal to around 2 million users, double the number...

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Dutch Economy Will Continue Stable Growth

Posted on Dec 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Economic growth is projected to increase to 2.1%. This growth will be carried by increasing household consumption and investments, and rising export levels. The restrictions on natural gas production...

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