Resignation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
15-02-2018 | 09:38
On Tuesday 13 February 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Halbe Zijlstra, requested King Willem-Alexander to discharge him...
Foreign ministry welcomes new ministers Zijlstra and Kaag
26-10-2017 | 15:30
On 26 October, Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid...
Rutte III government sworn in
26-10-2017 | 15:00
On October 26th, King Willem-Alexander has sworn in the third government headed by Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Over 11,000 extra jobs in the Netherlands due to foreign investors
02-02-2017 | 09:52
In 2016, 350 foreign investors provided for 11,398 extra jobs in the Netherlands.
Ambassadors back in Netherlands for annual gathering
30-01-2017 | 13:19
From 30 January to 2 February, the Netherlands’ ambassadors, consuls-general and permanent representatives to international...
Agri & Food exports achieve record high in 2016
24-01-2017 | 13:28
The Dutch agri & food sector has further strengthened its leading position in the world market. In 2016, Agri & Food exports...
Dutch unemployment lowest in 10 years
19-01-2017 | 13:06
The Dutch unemployment rate fell to 5.4% in the final quarter of 2016, the lowest level in 10 years, national statistics agency...
Tulip production op to 2 billion pieces
18-01-2017 | 07:16
The tulip production will most likely surpass the 2 billion tulips for the first time which is expected by the Royal Society...
Dutch retailers expect a turnover record around Christmas time
19-12-2016 | 11:48
Consumer purchases during the Christmas period are expected to push retail sales to a record 840 million euro, sector...
Fact finding mission of the Netherlands Water Partnership taking place in Slovenia
12-12-2016 | 15:17
From Monday 12 December until Wednesday 14 December morning, Winfried Pietersen and Inge de Weerd from the Netherlands Water...
Dijsselbloem: key task ahead is to reconnect the freedoms that Europe offers with stability, security and opportunity
12-12-2016 | 13:08
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch minister of Finance and Eurogroup President, gave a speech at the Europe Calling! Summit on 9...
Amsterdam ranks 3rd in European Digital City Index 2016
06-12-2016 | 07:10
Amsterdam appears in the top 3 for both startups and scale-ups in the European Digital City Index (EDCi) 2016. Amsterdam is...
Orange the World: Stop Violence Against Women
17-11-2016 | 14:10
The annual international “16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence” campaign runs from November 25 (International Day...
Dutch Economy Grows with 0.7 percent
15-11-2016 | 12:05
Investments and a slight increase in export among others causes the growth. Also consumers have spent more money.
National Climate Change Conference 2016 leads to significant reduction in CO2
28-10-2016 | 11:02
During the National Climate Change Conference 2016, representatives from the business community, authorities and NGOs set down...