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Accountability Letter 2016: from budget deficit to surplus

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 ...

News item | 18-05-2017 | 14:37

2016 annual financial report: first budget surplus in years

Last year central government spent less money than it received for the first time since 2008. This led to a budget surplus of ...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 10:15

Cabinet draws out investments by establishing Invest-NL

The Dutch cabinet intends to encourage investments in sectors where the Netherlands has not yet seized all opportunities. To this ...

News item | 20-02-2017 | 17:36

Minister Koenders launches international cyberspace commission

At the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, foreign minister Bert Koenders announced the launch of the Global Commission on ...

News item | 18-02-2017 | 15:30

100th economic mission: it’s not just about trade

Today, trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen set off for the German states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia on ...

News item | 08-02-2017 | 09:30

Senate has adopted laws from the Integral Approach Jihadism action programme

The Senate has adopted three laws today which result from the Integral Approach Jihadism action programme. This objective of this ...

News item | 07-02-2017 | 10:02

Ambassadors back in Netherlands for annual gathering

From 30 January to 2 February, the Netherlands’ ambassadors, consuls-general and permanent representatives to international ...

News item | 24-01-2017 | 16:00

Netherlands to intensify action against ISIS in Syria and Iraq

The Netherlands is stepping up its contribution to the international campaign against ISIS. The cabinet has decided to send a ...

News item | 29-01-2016 | 16:00

More agricultural products sold throughout the world; exports increase to more than 82 billion euros

In 2015, the Netherlands again exceeded the previous year’s exports of agricultural products. Total exports in 2015 amounted to ...

News item | 15-01-2016 | 09:00

St Maarten must put budget in order

The Council of Ministers for the Kingdom has decided to instruct St Maarten to put its budget for 2015 and multi-year forecasts ...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 15:30