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Surge in bankruptcies in sector hotels and restaurants
In the first six months of this year, 3 thousand businesses and institutions (excluding one-man businesses) were declared bankrupt, a decline by 7 percent relative to the same period last year. The...
Purchasing power of the working population in the Netherlands (Dutch only)
Research description of the purchasing power of the working population in the Netherlands and differences after the breakdown by transport mode used for work-related trips. Commissioned by: Interbest...
Trade with Iran picked up before embargo ended
The value of Dutch exports of goods to Iran exceeded 450 million euros in 2015, an increase by 21 percent within twelve months. Exporters were faced with trade restrictions in recent years. As a...
Growing number of East European hauliers
East European lorries carry more and more goods to and from the Netherlands; between 2007 and 2011 their share increased from 8 to 12.5 percent.
International road haulage over 4 percent up in 2017
In 2017, 199 million tonnes of goods were transported by road from and to the Netherlands. This is an increase of 4.3 percent on the previous year.
Nederlands National Energy Outlook 2014
The National Energy Outlook (NEO) outlines the current state of the Dutch energy system.
158 thousand lorries cross the European borders every day
On average, European hauliers made 158 thousand international road transport trips carrying loads across one or more European borders every day in 2014. Dutch transport companies accounted for more...
More goods transported in foreign lorries
Foreign hauliers are becoming more important in Dutch road transport. From each 100 tons of goods loaded in the Netherlands, 6.4 tons were carried by foreign hauliers versus 5.5 tons in 2005.
Marginal recovery transport sector in 2010
Turnover growth in the transport sector increased by nearly 3 percent in 2010 relative to the preceding year.
Fewer goods carried by Dutch hauliers
The amount of goods carried by Dutch hauliers in 2012 was substantially down from 2005. Eastern European countries (Poland in particular) are becoming increasingly important, but Dutch hauliers still...
Slightly more jobs
In the fourth quarter of 2011, the number of jobs of employees was 31 thousand up from the same quarter of 2010, an increase by 0.4 percent.
Greenhouse gas emissions higher than Kyoto figures suggest
According to the Kyoto Protocol, the emission of greenhouse gases was reduced by 4 percent over the period 1990-2007.
goods transported via land and water cover less than 300 kilometres
Ninety percent of goods loaded on to road vehicles, inland vessels or trains in the Netherlands are subsequently transported across a distance of less than 300 kilometres. The shorter the road...
Lack of important new skills or know-how among nearly a quarter of Dutch employees
Lack of important new skills or know-how among nearly a quarter of Dutch employees In 2014 some 23 percent of all Dutch employees lacked new skills and know-how they needed to perform well in their...
Turnover goods transport sector marginally down
Turnover in the various branches of the goods transport sector declined marginally in the first quarter of 2012. The economic recession played an important part in this respect.
Turnover transport sector dramatically down in 2009
Loss of turnover in the transport sector was nearly 13 percent last year compared to 2008. Maritime transport, air transport, forwarding agents and inland shipping suffered most.
Small positive result for transport sector
Turnover generated by the transport sector in the second quarter of 2013 was 0.5 percent up from the same period last year. Airlines and courier firms were the main contributors to the positive...