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...

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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...

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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 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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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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Dutch agricultural exports under pressure

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in News | 0 comments

In the first four months of 2015, the value of Dutch agricultural exports was 2.7 percent down from the same period last year. The value of exports of dairy,...

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Dutch mortgage interest rate declines faster than savings rate

Posted on Jul 28, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Savings and mortgage interest rates at banks have been on the decline for some time now. Over the past twelve months both rates have dropped, the saving rate by...

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The Netherlands has 7th largest trade surplus in the world

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Worldwide, the Netherlands has the seventh-largest trade surplus in the trade of goods, according to figures released by Statistics Netherlands. A country has a trade surplus when it exports...

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