Business

Jul 22 '13 10:39

Second quarter profit at Amsterdam-based electronics manufacturer Philips more than tripled in 2013 compared to 2012

Jul 19 '13 07:21

For the first time, Turkey will export 40 tons of tulip bulbs to the Netherlands.

Jul 18 '13 07:38

The Netherlands will grant a €6 million aid to support the development of IT exports in four countries including Bangladesh.

Jul 17 '13 08:14

State Secretary of Finance Minister Frans Weekers said the government is assessing its double taxation treaties with developing countries to decide if they are inequitable and if they need revisions on the terms.

Jul 17 '13 07:34

On July 10, New York City and Amsterdam proclaimed a City-to-City partnership to promote and boost travel of both cities.

Jul 16 '13 08:33

On Tuesday, Dutch engineering company Grontmij announced that it has decided to sell its French monitoring & testing business for €67 million.

Jul 16 '13 08:21

Retail turnover in May decreased to 0.6 percent from the same period last year. Retail volume was reduced by 3.0 percent while retail costs increased by 2.5 percent.

Jul 16 '13 06:26

Corporate financing firm W. P. Carey Inc. has obtained the new European Innovation Center of Royal FrieslandCampina in the Netherlands for €31 million.

Jul 12 '13 08:51

Spending on luxurious items like electronics has dropped in the Netherlands due to lack of consumer assurance, according to Euromonitor International’s report.

Jul 12 '13 06:15

Dutch construction and engineering firm Ballast Nedam confirmed the construction of its pioneer 700-bar hydrogen fuel station in the Netherlands, the Hydrogen Fuel News reports.

Jul 12 '13 05:17

On Thursday, CBS reported that 4983 businesses and establishments confirmed bankruptcy in the Netherlands during the first half of 2013, according to the Dutch national statistics office.

Jul 11 '13 08:31

On Thursday, Dutch staffing firm Randstad said that they are going through an inquiry by the French competition authority in France.

Jul 11 '13 07:07

Based on the recent number of building projects in the country, hotel capacity will soon potentially add 10,000 rooms.

Jul 10 '13 08:28

Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced that Director Ben van Beurden will take over the CEO position of Swiss Peter Voser following Voser’s retirement in 2013.

Jul 10 '13 07:52

Germany-based Paccor is putting in €11m for its expansion project in the Netherlands, according to PRW.

Jul 9 '13 08:52

On Monday, Fortune announced the world's 500 largest companies.

Jul 8 '13 08:52

Dutch company Mobileye, N.V. announced the completion of contracts offering the sale of around $400 million of equity at a company equity valuation of $1.5 billion (on a pre-money basis) to five independent and reputable financial investors.

Jul 5 '13 04:42

The export of vintage cars is growing rapidly. In the first half of this year 5295 cars of 25 years or older were exported. In the same period last year that number was only 2819. That's an increase of nearly 88 percent, reported VWE vehicle information and documentation on Thursday.

Jul 4 '13 07:56

The Dutch government has requested the assistance of investors. According to De Volkskrant, the government has asked pension funds, insurers, and banks in assisting the stagnant economy to start again.

Jul 4 '13 07:36

The Netherlands ranked no. 4 in the Global Innovation Index 2013 (GII).

Jul 3 '13 08:03

The Dutch Council of Ministers has approved a proposal that permits entrepreneurs to take half of business investments right away that were made from July 1 to the end of 2013, according to Tax-News.

Jul 2 '13 06:27

Eurozone manufacturing data boosts euro when it rose higher than anticipated. Euro’s exchanged rate went up against the US dollar and other main currencies, based on a report by skynews.com.au.

Jun 28 '13 07:58

In the next couple of years, Dutch Dairy companies are going to invest over €700 million in processing plants in the Netherlands, according to the Dutch Dairy Association’s study on Thursday.

Jun 27 '13 06:12

A new dock on Bunschotenweg, the Netherlands is ready for construction. The contract is between the United Waalhaven Terminals (UWT) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority, based on dredgingtoday’s report.

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