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Netherlands: The use of natural gas decreased by 25% in the six months

Natural gas use in the Netherlands fell by 25% in the first half of 2022, the country's statistics office said, with the biggest cuts coming from heavy industry businesses due to high prices. In particular, Statistics Netherlands...

Netherlands: Nationwide strike tomorrow by state railway workers

Dutch rail workers will go on a nationwide strike tomorrow as a standoff between unions and state-owned NS Railways over pay rises escalates. Only trains to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and those of international companies Thalys...

Netherlands: Asylum seekers turned away from an overcrowded reception centre

Hundreds of asylum seekers camped outside a reception center in Ter Apel, northern Holland, have been moved to other places across the country, officials said today. The Red Cross and the Dutch branch of Médecins Sans Frontières...

Netherlands: The workers in the Dutch railway network are on strike

Dutch rail workers are on strike today in the western part of the country, home to most of the population, demanding higher wages to cope with rising inflation. Rail operator NS has announced that the strike will...

Dutch economy grows 2.6% in second quarter despite surging inflation

Economic growth in the Netherlands jumped to a surprising 2.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, as household spending picked up despite high inflation and companies stepped up investment. The strong expansion...

Netherlands: Soon the decision to fill the tanks f.a. more than 80%

The Dutch government is expected to decide within the month whether to further fill the country's largest natural gas storage facility, officials said on Tuesday, Reuters reports. All Dutch natural gas storage facilities are currently around...