Friday , March 24 2023

Dutch Caribbean and the 2015 budget

The website Caribisch Netwerk reports today that, according to the 2015 budget published yesterday, the Dutch Caribbean will receive 258 million euros. This is an increase of 6 million euros with respect to the 2014 budget. The largest sums are earmarked for health care, education and social affairs.

The expected contribution of the BES islands to the national accounts amounts to 102.8 million euros.

Speech of King Willem Alexander
Plasterk: Focus in 2015 on islands’ evaluation