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Agricultural exports worth nearly €92 billion in 2017

In 2017 the Netherlands exported €91.7 billion in agricultural goods. This marked another new record, up 7% on 2016 when...

News item | 19-01-2018 | 02:00

`Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen commits to major overhaul of old bridges and tunnels

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) will be revamping and renovating old bridges and tunnels. In...

News item | 18-01-2018 | 12:22

Business community must prepare for Brexit costs

Dutch companies that trade with the United Kingdom will face high costs if the country leaves the European Union without a...

News item | 18-01-2018 | 06:00

Minister Kaag to visit New York and Washington

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag will visit the US from Sunday to Tuesday for a series of...

News item | 14-01-2018 | 00:00

Behavioural scientist Dr Elaine Pressman, Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion

On Thursday 11 January, Dr Elaine Pressman was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion. This honour was bestowed...

News item | 11-01-2018 | 10:45

Creative Twinning: government promotes international cooperation on culture

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is making €5.2 million available for multiannual partnerships between Dutch and foreign...

News item | 10-01-2018 | 17:02

Legislative proposal on passenger data submitted to House of Representatives

In the course of 2018 airlines operating flights to and from third countries and flights within the European Union will come...

News item | 09-01-2018 | 16:22

Domestic burglary rates decreased by another 10% over the past year.

The number of house break-ins decreased again over the past year. Over the first eleven months of 2017, there were 10% fewer...

News item | 27-12-2017 | 13:37

Appointment of ambassadors

The cabinet has approved twelve ambassadorial appointments proposed by foreign minister Halbe Zijnstra. The appointments will...

News item | 22-12-2017 | 00:00

Businesses prepared to construct offshore wind farm without a subsidy

Businesses are prepared to start constructing and operating the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Sites I and II without any...

News item | 21-12-2017 | 17:01

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