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Agricultural exports staying rooted | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The slight growth should be qualified with some considerations. For example, the volume of agricultural exports showed some decline...

Investments almost 3 percent down in November | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. November 2020 has the same number of working days as November...

‘Action pledges’ needed to end child labour

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Representatives from governments, worker and employer organizations, international agencies and civil...

House prices over 8 percent higher in December | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Along with December figures, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is able to indicate the annual figures. In 2020, owner-occupied dwellings increased...

Mortality slightly down in week 2, remains high | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As of week 39 of 2020, weekly mortality has been higher than expected. During the current second epidemic wave,...

Household spending 6.5 percent down in November | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Consumption figures have been adjusted for price changes and differences in the shopping-day pattern. Download CSVShow datatableDomestic household consumption...

Russian authorities warn journalists, social media platforms, and news outlets ahead of pro-Navalny protests

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, January 21, 2021 – Russian authorities should cease intimidating and harassing journalists covering protests in the country,...

Consumer confidence hardly changed in January | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At -19, the consumer confidence indicator in January stands far below its long-term average over the past two decades...

Unemployment further down in December | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). From October to December, the size of the Dutch labour force (the active and unemployed labour force combined) increased...

Child labour in Myanmar’s jade mines is a deadly gamble

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Min Min San Min Htet is a 13-year-old boy who scavenges for scraps of jade stone in Hpakantin Kachin State,...

68 thousand more companies in 2020 despite COVID-19 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Over the past decade, the enterprise population in the Netherlands has been rising steadily year-on-year; the enterprise birth rate...

Consumer prices on Bonaire down by 5.2 percent | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Download CSVShow datatableCaribbean Netherlands Consumer Price Index (CPI) Caribbean Netherlands Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2014 Q1 1.3 2.5 1.4 2014 Q2 2.2 2.9 2.0 2014 Q3 1.5 3.4 2.6 2014 Q4 0.9 1.6 2.1 2015 Q1 -0.6 -1.1 1.5 2015 Q2 -0.9 -1.7 0.9 2015 Q3 -0.9 -0.5 -0.4 2015 Q4 -1.2 -0.7 -0.1 2016 Q1 0.5 0.4 0.3 2016 Q2 0.4 -0.1 0.0 2016 Q3 0.6 -0.9 0.2 2016 Q4 0.5 0.2 -0.3 2017 Q1 0.1 1.1 -1.0 2017 Q2 0.4 2.6 -1.0 2017 Q3 0.6 2.1 -1.3 2017 Q4 1.2 1.8 2.5 2018 Q1 3.9 2.0 2.9 2018 Q2 3.0 1.2 3.2 2018 Q3 3.5 1.1 4.4 2018 Q4 3.4 1.1 0.0 2019 Q1 0.7 0.7 0.6 2019 Q2 1.1 0.4 0.5 2019 Q3 1.2 0.7 0.3 2019 Q4 2.2 1.0 0.8 2020 Q1 1.0 1.2 0.4 2020 Q2 -1.0 -0.8 -0.8 2020 Q3 -4.8 -3.3 -1.6 2020 Q4 -5.2 -3.2 -0.8 On Bonaire, food prices rose in Q4...

Portuguese police surveilled, interrogated journalists in leak investigation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Berlin, January 19, 2021 — Portuguese authorities must thoroughly investigate alleged police surveillance of journalists, and ensure that members...

Russian journalist Dmitry Timoshenko repeatedly arrested, fined over protest coverage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, January 19, 2021– Russian authorities should immediately release journalist Dmitry Timoshenko, drop all charges against him, and...

British, French and German Publics Give Biden High Marks After U.S. Election

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Most in all three countries are optimistic that U.S. policies and trans-Atlantic relations will improve under his presidency. The post...

Deportation for Iranian journalist Mohammad Mosaed ‘not on the table’ in Turkey, official says

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Washington, D.C., January 19, 2021 — Iranian journalist Mohamed Mosaed has requested asylum in Turkey, his lawyer Canan Pehlivan...

Diversity is the best ingredient

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Paola Carosella Paola Carosella is a world-renowned Argentine chef who lives in Sao Paulo. She is one of the jurors...

Almost 4 thousand deaths in first week of 2021 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Since week 39 of 2020, weekly mortality has been higher than expected. During the second epidemic wave, slightly over 56...

Turkish journalist Orhan Uğuroğlu attacked in Ankara

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Istanbul, January 15, 2021 – Turkish authorities should conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the assault of journalist...

11 percent more online purchases in first half of 2020 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Download CSVShow datatableOnline purchases in the three months prior to the survey Online purchases in the three months prior to...

Bees – a remedy for business success

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Viorica Anghel Beekeeper Viorica Anghel is a single mother and lives with a disability. She is based in the south...

Turkish police raid Etkin News Agency, arrest reporter Pınar Gayıp

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Istanbul, January 14, 2021 – Turkish authorities must release journalist Pınar Gayıp immediately and return all items confiscated in...

Russian regulator announces fines for RFE/RL outlets under expanded ‘foreign agent’ law

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, January 14, 2021 – Russian authorities should repeal the country’s foreign agents law to ensure that local...

Economic outlook slightly more negative | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The CBS Business Cycle Tracer is a tool used to monitor the state and the course of the Dutch...