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Bleker: Trade leads to economic growth and prosperity

In 2011 the value of Dutch exports was 72.8 billion euros, up from 66.6 billion euros in 2010. This means that the Netherlands is ...

News item | 14-02-2012 | 14:43

Foreign investments in the Netherlands bring in 4,300 jobs

More than 4,300 jobs, 1.47 billion Euros in investment pledges, and 41 international headquarters, especially in the city of ...

News item | 09-02-2012 | 08:22

Rosenthal, Knapen and Verhagen meet World Trade Organisation chief

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal, economic affairs minister Maxime Verhagen and international cooperation minister Ben Knapen held ...

News item | 03-02-2012 | 00:00

Video: Holland the next fashion hub

The Netherlands is becoming an international stage for the fashion industry. At Amsterdam's Green Fashion Awards promoting ...

News item | 01-02-2012 | 17:46

Agricultural exports on the rise

Agricultural exports continued to rise in 2011 in spite of a downturn in 2010 as a result of the 2009 economic crisis. The total ...

News item | 20-01-2012 | 15:40

Netherlands economic mission to Israel

In 2012, the Netherlands will send an economic mission to Israel. This was announced by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and the ...

News item | 19-01-2012 | 14:42

Water Top Sector well represented in Oman

On 11 January 2012 Dutch entrepreneurs presented water-related projects in the Port of Sohar in Oman. The projects, which will ...

News item | 11-01-2012 | 14:31

‘Abolition of import duty on sustainable palm oil’

The Netherlands will urge the European Commission in Brussels to abolish European import duty on sustainably-produced crude palm ...

News item | 19-12-2011 | 12:55

€8 million earmarked for creative industry ‘top sector’

The Dutch government’s new Innovation Fund for SMEs (InnovatiefondsMKB+) will make €8 million available for private investment ...

News item | 19-12-2011 | 11:44

Businesses must also practise socially responsible enterprise across borders

Minister Verhagen called on businesses to take social responsibility seriously, including human rights, when they operate in ...

News item | 12-12-2011 | 16:30