Business

interest rates
Jan 14 '14 15:12

Three former traders of Dutch bank Rabobank are facing charges in the United States for their supposed role in the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal.

Jan 14 '14 04:32

Amsterdam will get a hotel that specifically tailors to the needs of Chinese tourists. Construction of the hotel in the Business Park in Osdorp will start in February.

Jan 13 '14 13:57

A new €10 banknote will start circulating from 23 September

Jan 11 '14 04:33

Many Dutch do not expect to be able to keep working until the age of 67, according to a study among 1,000 workers, by market researcher GfK, Friday.

Jan 10 '14 08:30

Dutch firm Yard Energy Group has acquired wind energy developer KDE Energy.

Jan 9 '14 17:06

Zeist-based investor Nimbus has acquired 95% stake in money printing company Royal Joh. Enschede to save the company from bankruptcy.

Jan 9 '14 14:29

De Nederlandsche Bank could impose a €1 million fine on pension funds who are not submitting asset management costs, the Financieele Dagblad reported on Thursday.

stocks
Jan 8 '14 14:25

Telecom company Altice SA wants to list its shares on the Amsterdam stock exchange and wants to raise about 750 million euros in an initial public offering (IPO).

Jan 8 '14 10:13

American entertainment group Time Warner is mulling the acquisition of Amsterdam-based Eyeworks.

Jan 7 '14 16:39

Liberty Global is close to finalizing an agreement to acquire Dutch broadband provider Ziggo, Bloomberg News reported citing people with knowledge of the matter.

Jan 7 '14 10:39

Emmi has acquired a 70% stake in Dutch company AVH Dairy Trade BV, which exports traditional and organic goat and sheep dairy products.

Husa Transportation
Jan 7 '14 09:26

Dutch logistics firm Husa Transportation has decided to withdraw its open-access railfreight operations due to financial problems.

Jan 7 '14 04:36

Last year more than 150,000 people in the Netherlands started a company, which is an increase of 13 percent compared to 2012. This is evidenced by figures, published by the Chamber of Commerce on Monday.

Schiphol airport
Jan 7 '14 04:33

Once again Schiphol booked a record year. The airport received over 52.5 million travelers in 2013, an increase of 3 percent compared to the previous year.

Jan 7 '14 04:31

Cycling is seen as typically Dutch, despite Katie Melua's song year ago: There are 9 million bikes in Peking. Alejandra Ferrari wants that to change.

Jan 6 '14 12:05

Danish energy company Dong Energy has decided to sell its business in the Netherlands, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Monday.

Jan 6 '14 09:29

Aircraft maintenance company Fokker Services is expected to announce layoffs in mid-February, newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad reported. The firm works exclusively on maintenance of Fokker aircraft built before the company went bankrupt in 1996.

Jan 4 '14 16:09

Thirteen coffee shops being forced by the city to stay closed during daytime hours have joined together in a lawsuit against Amsterdam. A law passed by the municipality last year states that coffee shops selling soft drugs in close proximity to schools must stay closed until 6 p.m.

Jan 4 '14 15:01

Fans of the Dutch store Hema living in Spain and the United Kingdom will be excited to hear that the department store/supermarket is expanding into those countries. The announcement was made by CEO Ronald van Zetten on the t.v. show Nieuwsuur.

Jan 3 '14 04:34

Consumers bought fewer cars in 2013 than in 2012. December 31st counted 417,036 newly registered passenger cars, 17 percent less than the year before, according to data from the RAI, BOVAG, and the Central Bureau Mobility Information.

Jan 3 '14 04:32

In the past year more gas has been extracted from the Groningen soil again. The latest projections from the Dutch Oil Company (NAM) indicate between 54 and 55 billion cubic meters of gas have been extracted. That is more than the national inspectorate State Supervision of Mines has advised.

Jan 3 '14 04:31

The metal foundry of the bankrupt aluminum smelter, Aldel, will probably remain open in January, reported curator, Erik Eshuis, in the Radio 1 news.

Jan 2 '14 11:18

Protesting groups from Groningen announced large-scale protests to demand attention from political Hague for problems in the province. The tremors caused by gas drilling, the deteriorating economy, and lack of facilities, anger the citizens.

Jan 1 '14 06:00

Russia has rejected two consignments of frozen chicken meat and minced meat with a total weight of 40 tonnes from the Netherlands.

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