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Eric Wiebes appointed State Secretary for Finance

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander has appointed Eric Wiebes State Secretary for Finance. The King will receive Mr Wiebes at ...

News item | 04-02-2014 | 13:44

State Secretary Frans Weekers resigns

State Secretary for Finance Frans Weekers tendered his resignation to the King on 30 January. He announced his decision on 29 ...

News item | 30-01-2014 | 16:30

Nationalisation SNS Reaal unavoidable in the absence of viable alternatives

For the first time on 1 February 2013 recourse was had to the Act on Special Measures for Financial Corporations (Intervention ...

News item | 23-01-2014 | 11:00

Agreement on European banking union

European banking union

News item | 19-12-2013 | 07:33

Mr Weekers concludes agreement with US to tackle tax evasion and undeclared savings

Mr Weekers, the State Secretary of Finance, has concluded an agreement with the United States today making possible an automatic ...

News item | 18-12-2013 | 11:46

State and ING agree on sale of Alt-A portfolio

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Minister of Finance, and ING have agreed on the unwinding of the Illiquid Assets Back-Up Facility (IABF). ...

News item | 01-11-2013 | 17:07

Market organisation and strategic importance to underpin new policy on State holdings

Market organisation and strategic importance to the Dutch economy will in future determine whether a State holding is held ...

News item | 18-10-2013 | 16:15

2014 budget agreements

The budget agreements will cut public expenditure by €6 billion on a structural basis. Read more on

News item | 11-10-2013 | 00:00

Budget Memorandum 2014: Prospect of sustainable recovery

The Dutch government is taking another important step towards sustainable economic growth. Efforts to bring about robust public ...

News item | 17-09-2013 | 15:15

Dutch government to tackle international tax avoidance

The Netherlands will improve tax transparency and update tax treaties with low-income countries and low middle-income countries. ...

News item | 30-08-2013 | 16:05