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Dijsselbloem wants a second term as president of the Eurogroup

Today Dutch minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem announced he is seeking for a new term as President of the Eurogroup.

News item | 05-06-2015 | 15:23

Green light for the sale of ABN AMRO

On the proposal of the Minister of Finance, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the government has decided to start preparations for the sale of ...

News item | 22-05-2015 | 15:30

Annual Financial Report 2014: difficult but better

After several years of contraction, the Dutch economy grew by 0.8% in 2014. The budget deficit and the national debt were lower ...

News item | 20-05-2015 | 13:15

New life for insurance companies

On Thursday 5 March 2015, the independent Insurers’ Committee, chaired by Prof. Dr Casper de Vries, presented the results of its ...

News item | 05-03-2015 | 11:30

The Netherlands sees too many errors in implementation of 2013 EU budget

The Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom have once again voted not to approve the implementation of the 2013 EU budget. The ...

News item | 19-02-2015 | 16:16

2014 Autumn Memorandum: government budget on track

The 2014 Autumn Memorandum shows that the government will meet its fiscal targets this year. Its efforts to reduce the budget ...

News item | 21-11-2014 | 15:49

Tax and Customs Administration to share information automatically to fight against international tax evasion

Finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem signed a declaration today with 50 other countries, committing the signatories to exchange ...

News item | 29-10-2014 | 16:38

Dutch banks pass balance sheet quality and resilience test

Dutch banks have passed a health check that looked at the balance sheets of major European banks. The European Central Bank (ECB) ...

News item | 26-10-2014 | 09:24

The Netherlands welcomes progress in the fight against international tax avoidance

State Secretary Wiebes of the Ministry of Finance welcomes the OECD's interim report on transparancy in tax matters and possible ...

News item | 19-09-2014 | 15:13

2015 Budget Memorandum: Prudence required for economic recovery

The Netherlands is slowly recovering from the crisis. Exports, corporate investments and consumption are all increasing. Economic ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 16:02

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