Economy of the Netherlands

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Hollanders are not a nation to rob another of its property, but desire to live in friendship with all people, and trade with them. ~ Jan van Riebeeck

The economy of the Netherlands is the 17th largest in the world in 2019 according to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

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  • Hollanders are not a nation to rob another of its property, but desire to live in friendship with all people, and trade with them.
    • Jan van Riebeeck, Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope (c. January 1656 - December 1658), as quoted in Riebeeck's Journal (1897), by H. C. V. Leibrandt, Cape Town, p. 67

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