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House prices in Rotterdam above pre-crisis level
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In Q4 2016, prices of owner-occupied houses in the municipality of Rotterdam exceeded the pre-recession level for the first time. Across all provinces, the average price level of owner-occupied homes (excluding new constructions) was higher in Q4 2016 than one year previously. House sales reached an all-time high in 2016, as is shown in a […]

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Largest increase in Dutch consumer spending in six years
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According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Dutch consumer spending was 2.8 percent up in November 2016 from November 2015. This is the largest increase in six years. Consumers spent more on durable goods such as clothes and household appliances.They also spent significantly more on natural gas due to a relatively cold month. The […]

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Cisco Helps Accelerate Digitization in the Netherlands
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Cisco has launched a targeted investment program called Digital Acceleration Netherlands (DAN), aimed at helping to boost the digitization of the Dutch economy and society. Over the next three years, Cisco will be working closely with the Dutch government, industry and education, through the DAN program and its strategic activities. This program is designed to […]

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California Mission Intended to Spur Companies to Expand in the Netherlands
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Executives from two dozen California companies convened last night with Netherlands Minister for Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, Prince Constantijn van Oranje and other members of a Dutch delegation who visited Silicon Valley this week to spur major tech companies and early-stage entrepreneurs to invest in Holland. The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), which helps international […]

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Lowest number of Dutch bankruptcies in 8 years
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Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the number of bankruptcies fell by 88 in December 2016 relative to the month of November, when the number was up substantially. The number of bankruptcies over the entire year 2016 reached a total of 4,396, a year-on-year decrease by almost 17 percent, and the lowest number since 2009. The […]

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Google Opens New Data Center in the Netherlands
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Google has opened its first Dutch data center powered by 100% renewable energy from day one in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. The $640 million data center, which was constructed in two years, will employ 200 people. The center, which supports cloud computing services, includes almost 1,000 miles of computer cables. The Eemshaven data center is Google’s […]

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Europe’s Largest Electric Public Bus Fleet in Dutch Cities
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All 43 public buses in the Dutch cities of Eindhoven and Helmond will be electrically powered, starting the 11th of December. Together they form the largest zero-emission bus fleet in public transport in Europe. It’s the first public transport concession in Europe to deploy that many fully electric buses. London, for example, has 51 electric […]

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Dutch mobile internet use surpasses desktop
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There are now more mobile-only internet users in the Netherlands than desktop PC-only users, according to a new report from Eurostat. According to the report, 88% of people in the Netherlands access the internet exclusively through a mobile device. Dutch mobile phone use for internet access was the second highest in the EU, after Spain […]

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The Netherlands is the World’s Most Connected Country
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The Netherlands retains its No. 1 ranking in the fourth edition of DHL’s Global Connectedness Index (GCI) The post The Netherlands is the World’s Most Connected Country appeared first on Dutch Daily News.

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