dutch economy

Aug 15 '13 04:59

The economic recovery for the Netherlands is not happening yet and therefore the deficit for the Netherlands remains far too high. Next year, the deficit is 3.9 percent. That was announced the Central Planning Bureau (CPB) and the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) on Wednesday. What are the political reactions?

The government accepts that the Netherlands will not meet the European standard of three percent next year. But there will be no more than 6 billion cut, said Jeroen Dijsselbloem Minister of Finance on Wednesday in response to the new estimates from the CPB.

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 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.

Jun 27 '13 02:52

The government is looking, according to Prime Minister Mark Rutte, ‘constantly for the opportunity to get extra oxygen into the economy’. Rutte said this Wednesday during the parliamentary debate on the 6 billion euro in cuts, that the government is still searching for.

Jun 26 '13 08:01

Netherlands’ economy dropped more than the initial estimate in the first quarter, according to Bloomberg Business Week.

Jun 10 '13 13:07

According to latimes.com, the Netherlands has the highest household debt levels in the Eurozone. Many Dutch bought homes as property values rose in the 1990’sand 2000’s. Their U.S. approach in tax breaks and enthusiasm of banks persuaded borrowers to get huge mortgages.

May 3 '13 15:11

With an economy that is shrinking even more than expected the Netherlands is doing worse than 21 other countries of the European Union. Only the economies of Cyprus, Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal are shrinking more than the Netherlands. The economies of 17 other countries are growing.

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