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Labour productivity in the country grew 3.6% in Q4

Labour productivity in the country grew 3.6% (RM85,031) in the fourth quarter of 2017 after registering 4.1% (RM82,433) growth in Q3 2017. During this quarter, Malaysia’s economy expanded 5.9% (Q3 2017: 6.2%) while employment rose 2.2% (Q3 2017: 2.0%). Agriculture sector registered labour productivity growth of 4.8% (Q3 2017: 5.2%) at RM55,490. The value add …

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Dutch Airports Show Continued Growth in 2017

Dutch airports increase passenger numbers over 2017 The airports in the Netherlands saw a continued growth in passenger numbers over 2017. Last year, 68.4 million travellers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, representing a rise of 7.7% relative to 2016. There were a total of 496,747 air transport movements at Schiphol in 2017, an …

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Foreign Direct Investment Accounted for More than 12,500 Jobs in 2017

These impressive results are credited to the Invest in Holland collective Through foreign direct investment 357 foreign companies, including Netflix, Merck Performance Materials and Jellice, generated 12,686 additional jobs in the Netherlands last year contributing 1.67 billion euros to the economy. These impressive results are credited to the Invest in Holland collective, which consists of …

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