Bankruptcy

Ten percent less bankruptcies in The Netherlands

Credit insurer Atradius recently stated that this year the number of business bankruptcies in The Netherlands is expected to decrease by 10 percent. Similar decline in the Euro-zone is only foreseen for Ireland. With a total of 9.456 companies we apparently reached a tipping point in 2013.
Firm opening

Netherlands has record year for foreign firm openings

A record 370 foreign firms opened in the Netherlands in 2013. An 18 percent increase from the previous year, according to global research consultants IBM. The companies include IT, business services, and the food industry, and together account for approximately 9,200 new jobs.