Sharp increase in the share of Dutch renewable energy

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 in News | 0 comments

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands, renewable energy constituted 5.6 percent of total Dutch energy consumption in...

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Foreign wealth of the Netherlands is growing fast

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The net foreign wealth of the Netherlands has a reached record high of 659 billion euros in the first quarter of 2015. This external...

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Half of Dutch public debt in hands of foreign creditors

Posted on Jun 25, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Statistics Netherlands announced today that Dutch public debt over the first quarter of 2015 amounted to 459 billion (bn) euros, i.e. 68.9...

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Dutch home sales picking up again

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 in News | 0 comments

According to figures released by the Dutch Land Registry Office last Thursday, 12,827 houses were sold in May, an increase of over 7...

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Traditional Dutch Father’s Day gifts on the cheap

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Father’s day is right around the corner and luckily, gifts are more affordable this year. The most traditional Dutch Father’s Day...

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Dutch women boost employment rate in the Netherlands

Posted on Jun 18, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Dutch employment rate has significantly improved, and it’s all thanks to getting more women into work. Statistics Netherlands...

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Amsterdam 69th most expensive city for expats

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in News | 1 comment

Amsterdam has become a much more affordable city for expatriates to live in thanks in large part to the weaker Euro, according to the...

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Dutch truckers cover 470 million kilometres on Belgian roads

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Altogether, Dutch truckers covered 470 million km in Belgium last year. The introduction in 2016 of a kilometre levy for road usage in...

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Older unemployed workers have hard time finding jobs in The Netherlands

Posted on Jun 11, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The number of long-term unemployed in the Netherlands will decrease, automatically, as the Dutch economy recovers. For many of the older...

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Dutch economy continues to recover

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The recovery of the Dutch economy is continuing; GDP is projected to grow by 2.0% this year and by 2.1% in 2016. This positive image is in...

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