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Dutch Economy Doing Fine

Dutch Economy Doing FineDutch Economy Doing Fine

The Dutch economic machine is roaring, government or not. As the caretaker government of Prime Minister Mark Rutte prepares to unveil its 2018 budget on Tuesday, the country is growing at its fastest clip in a decade, Bloomberg reported. With a new government yet to be formed more than 185 days after the Dutch general elections in March—the second-longest such period since World War II—many see the strong performance as an indication that systems put in place after Europe’s debt crisis in 2008 are helping shelter the country from the vagaries of international events and political uncertainty at home.


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