Possible Importance of Results of Wednesday, September 12 Netherland’s General Election Result

By: Ian Campbell | Mon, Sep 17, 2012
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Why read: Because last week the Netherlands held its fifth general election in ten years, and the outcome may weight on what happens in the end in the Eurozone.

Commentary: In 2011 the Netherlands was the fifth largest economy in the 17 country Eurozone, and (by coincidence) the seventeenth largest economy in the world (source Wikipedia). This makes it a Eurozone country with an important voice.

Last Wednesday (September 12) Dutch voters elected the incumbent (what is described as 'conservative liberal') VVD party headed by Mark Rutte. In summary:

My current views:

Topical Reference: Dutch Voters Choose Pro-European parties, from Spiegel Online, September 13, 2012 - reading time 3 minutes.



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