The King and the ministers together make up the Government of the Netherlands. The ministers and state secretaries are responsible for the day-to-day business of government.
Rutte III government sworn in
26-10-2017 | 11:54
King Willem-Alexander has sworn in the third government headed by Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Accountability Letter 2016: from budget deficit to surplus
18-05-2017 | 14:37
In 2016 the government budget moved from deficit to a surplus of 0.4%. Unemployment fell by 75,000 to 6% of the working-age...
2016 annual financial report: first budget surplus in years
17-05-2017 | 10:15
Last year central government spent less money than it received for the first time since 2008. This led to a budget surplus of...
Cabinet draws out investments by establishing Invest-NL
20-02-2017 | 17:36
The Dutch cabinet intends to encourage investments in sectors where the Netherlands has not yet seized all opportunities. To...
Minister Koenders launches international cyberspace commission
18-02-2017 | 15:30
At the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, foreign minister Bert Koenders announced the launch of the Global Commission on...
100th economic mission: it’s not just about trade
08-02-2017 | 09:30
Today, trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen set off for the German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia on...