The Dutch economy will tumble from the eighteenth to the thirtieth place in the global ranking between now and 2028, predicted the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) Thursday.
Dutch banker ING has completed the sale of its South Korean insurance division ING Life Korea in a deal worth around €1.27 billion, news agency AFP reports.
Revised figures show the Dutch economy grew by 0.2 percent in the third quarter of 2013, a marked improvement on the 0.4 percent reduction a year earlier, according to the CBS. The growth estimate is measured against the second quarter of the year.
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In recent months, sales of electric cars have increased sharply, according to figures from the RAI.
Dutch content company Endemol has acquired a 33% stake in Channel 2 franchisee Reshet.
Portugal-based Polisport Group has purchased the Dutch baby seat maker Bobike, Bicycle Retailer reports.
The Dutch Development Bank has approved a five-year unsecured term loan of €5 million for Fortis Microfinance Bank in Nigeria, Business Day Online reports.
Trade unions FNV and BTB AVV accuse Ikea in the Netherlands and Belgium of labor repression and exploitation of foreign drivers, reported the “Algemeen Dagblad”(AD).
On weekend before Christmas, Dutch shoppers made 15.9 million payments through debit and credit cards, according to Payments Association Netherlands.
Apple is planning to build a data center in the port of Eemshaven, Groningen.
Microsoft plans to build a large data center in North Holland province, the Parool reports citing Reuters.
The first covered fresh market in the Netherlands will be built in Rotterdam.
DONG Energy has acquired from its joint venture partner SSE the remaining 50% stake in three offshore wind development projects in the Netherlands.
Marieke Olsthoorn, the woman who founded the fashion chain Oilily, died at the age of 72, the NRC reports.
Russia has imposed a partial ban on dairy imports from the Netherlands due to safety concerns, news agency RIA Novosti reports on Thursday.
Resale prices for existing homes in the Netherlands dropped 4.7% in November, compared to a year earlier. New data released by the national statistics office, CBS, show existing home sale prices down 20.5% versus the peak prices seen in August 2008.
The Port of Rotterdam, a major economic driver for the Netherlands, had no growth this year.
Turkish Airlines announced that it is setting up a new base in Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
Allcargo Logistics Ltd. has acquired majority stake in Netherlands-based logistics company FCL Maine Agencies Rotterdam, RTT News reports.
The ING internet banking and mobile banking were down Wednesday, due to technical difficulties.
CBRE Global Investors said it has completed the sale of six office buildings in the Netherlands on behalf of the CBRE Dutch Office Fund to real estate funds managed by Blackstone, Property-Magazine reports.
The Hague is the only large Dutch municipality that has lowered its property tax rate for the users of non-residential property or business premises in 2014, according to the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW).