Nov 5 '13 16:53

Dutch chemical and pharmaceutical maker DSM reports a 44.0% increase in third quarter net income.

Nov 5 '13 11:30

Young pilots, who are unable to pay off their students loans, have decided to take ABN Amro to court.

Nos television that 60 pilots are taking the bank to court because they say it is difficult for them to pay back the loans of up to €125,000.

Nov 5 '13 10:54

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina announced that it will close its plants in Eindhoven and Woerden, which will lead to the loss of 174 jobs.

Nov 4 '13 17:34

Cable operator UPC Netherlands, which is one the largest cable operators in the Netherlands, will slash around 100 jobs as a “part of efforts to simplify the product offering.”

Nov 4 '13 15:18

Online department store announced that it plans to build a €100 million automated distribution centre.

Nov 4 '13 09:43

Dutch cable operator Zeelandnet has decided to raise its internet speeds without changing prices, reports Telecom Paper.

Nov 4 '13 09:10

The Dutch government will sell €6.4 billion of ING Groep U.S. mortgage bonds that it acquired during a 2009 bailout, Bloomberg News reports.

Oct 31 '13 12:04

Finland's largest media group Sanoma plans to cut magazine titles and 500 jobs in the Netherlands, Reuters reports.

Oct 30 '13 17:23

ABN Amro Chairman Gerrit Zalm said that early 2015 is a good time for an initial public offering (IPO) if Dutch economy recovers, reports Bloomberg News.

Oct 30 '13 09:16

Rabobank will pay about €774 million fine for involving in in the Libor interest rate fraud.

Oct 29 '13 15:20

A new report by the World Bank found that doing business has become easier for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands.

Oct 29 '13 11:29

Dutch telecom provider Dekatel has acquired its bankrupt rival RVS Networks.

Oct 28 '13 12:01

Dutch parcel-delivery company TNT Express NV reported a 25% drop in third-quarter net profit.

Oct 28 '13 08:11

Amsterdam-based Philips announced Oct. 25 that it has terminated an agreement with Funai Electric for the transfer of its audio, video, multimedia and accessories business.

Oct 28 '13 01:25

The savings for using electricity at night and at daytime are negligible. This is the conclusion from price comparing website, among 10,000 customers.

Almost 25 percent of the Dutch wait till after 11.00 pm or for the weekend starts to put on the washing machine or the dish washer and so be able to use the cheaper rate during these times. On average it seems now that the advantage is only 10 cents per week. About 1 percent of the people reaches a savings of 30 euro per week, while 20 percent of the people pays even more.

Negligible advantage

Oct 28 '13 00:48

Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, will visit Kenya this week. The trade mission to Kenya is seen as a good example how development aid can be changed by trade.

The focus of this weeks trade mission which will last from Monday till Thursday, will be on infrastructure and agriculture. Together with the minister 25 Dutch companies will join the trip. They will visit, among other things, the harbor in Mombasa, where a new container terminal will be built, and a flower growing project.

Oct 25 '13 12:57

Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam announced that it will slash 250 jobs because of poor financial results.

Oct 24 '13 14:45

Vodafone Netherlands has introduced the One Net PBX service for larger businesses and organizations.

Oct 24 '13 12:11

Rental car services provider Hertz is offering the Ford Focus ST-H to customers for rent in the Netherlands.

Oct 23 '13 18:28

Hoofddorp-based Fokker Services announced that it will perform a VIP completion of a green ACJ319 for an undisclosed customer.

Oct 23 '13 15:55

Brewing group Heineken reported third-quarter 2013 net profit of €483 million, a 15% decrease from €568 million in the same quarter of 2012.

Oct 23 '13 14:04

Rabobank, the Netherlands’ mortgage lender, could face a fine of €720,000, or about $1 billion, from British and U.S. regulators for the alleged manipulation of Libor and other interbank lending rates, the Financial Times reported, citing three people familiar with the matter.

Oct 22 '13 17:00

Dutch banking and insurance giant ING Group wants to unload its US-based insurance arm.

Oct 22 '13 15:58

Hypo Group acquired Dutch Bicycle Group (DBG) in May last year.