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BBR reacts to Benelux Joint Declaration of April 2nd

On April 2nd 2019, the Benelux Prime Ministers signed a Joint Declaration in which they address the Benelux priorities and their commitment to work closely together to determine the priorities for the coming EU term. Please follow this link to the Joint Declaration. ...

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BBR Whitepaper on Energy Transition

A regional Benelux collaboration within the common EU framework could be an ideal first step towards the ultimate ambition of a European Energy Union. This regionalization will not be about creating new borders around Benelux, but about strengthening the relationship...

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BBR Statement on Brexit

Within the EU and after retreat of the UK, the Benelux region represents its 4th economic power. Protection of this position is vital for the economic prospects of the three countries. The Benelux is the European region most affected by Brexit. Disruption of trade...

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BBR Executive Chairman Eric ter Hark receives Benelux award

Twice a year, the Benelux Interparliamentary Assembly awards prizes to individuals, institutions or companies that have proven exceptional services to the Benelux on scientific, socio-cultural, economic or sport service level and thereby contributed to the...

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BBR present at Benelux Summit of 8 November 2017

The Chairman of the Benelux Business Roundtable (BBR) was invited by Prime Minister Mark Rutte to attend the Benelux Summit Dinner in The Hague on 8 November 2017 in honour of the presence of Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel and the Prime Minister of...

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Results of the BBR cross-border infrastructure survey

During the plenary sessions of 31 May 2017, BBR members discussed the results of the cross-border infrastructure survey in the presence of policy makers. More than 30 companies have participated in this survey, giving it a solid representativity. Following the...

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Letter to Drs Gerrit Zalm, Kabinetsinformateur

The BBR has recently sent a letter to Drs Gerrit Zalm, who is in charge of investigating the possibility to form a new government coalition in the Netherlands. The letter is also transmitted to the leaders of the political parties trying to form the new government, as...

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