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Fewer businesses and institutions bankrupt
In May this year, 551 businesses and institutions (excluding one-man businesses) were declared bankrupt, i.e. 165 fewer than in April 2014. The drop in the number of bankruptcies is partly due to the...
Further fall in farm businesses
There were 73 thousand agricultural and horticultural enterprises in the Netherlands on 1 April 2009. This is 3 percent less than twelve months previously.
Internationalisation favourable for business survival
Foreign-controlled enterprises in the Netherlands have a higher rate of survival than enterprises under Dutch control. The survival rate of new Dutch businesses is greater if they immediately start...
Business services providers remain optimistic
In April, the number of business services providers expecting turnover to increase in the next three months easily outnumbered those expecting a decline. However, the difference was somewhat less...
COEN Business Survey Netherlands
Introduction of The Business Survey Netherlands (COEN) presents the mood among Dutch entrepreneurs.
Fewer new businesses in 2009
Last year, 35.4 thousand new businesses were started, a decline by 9 percent relative to 2008.
More shops for the first time in years
On 1 January 2022, there were 83.8 thousand physical shops in the Netherlands, 655 more than one year previously.
Business confidence increases slightly
Confidence among Dutch entrepreneurs is increasing slightly in Q2 2019, after two quarters of decline. However, staff shortages are still affecting business operations at some enterprises.
Business solar capacity now exceeds residential
In 2019, the installed capacity of commercial and industrial solar systems exceeded that of home solar systems for the first time. Total installed capacity grew by 2,265 to 6,874 megawatts (MW).
Economic outlook less positive
As of February 2022, the economic situation is less positive than in January according to the CBS Business Cycle Tracer.
Manufacturers and business services remain optimistic
Producers’ confidence in the manufacturing industry is 6.1 in April 2006. This means manufacturers are about just as optimistic as in March.
The Netherlands importing more business services
In Q1 2018, business services imports by Dutch companies amounted to 16 billion euros.
Business services monitor second quarter 2012
Turnover of companies in the business services sector was higher in the second quarter of 2012 than in the same quarter last year. The sector also performed better than in the first quarter this...
Business services monitor: third quarter 2010
After five quarters of decrease, turnover in business services was slightly higher in the third quarter of 2010 than twelve months previously. Business services companies were positive about the...