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Netherlands Supports Financial Transaction Tax, Rutte Says

By Martijn van der Starre
October 22, 2011 11:30 AM EDT

The Netherlands supports a financial transaction tax.

“The cabinet supports such a tax,” Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in parliament in The Hague today. “But we aren’t supporters of an introduction in only a few countries because the effects could then be enormous,” he also said.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Martijn van der Starre at vanderstarre@bloomberg.net

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