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Dutch customs clearance second fastest in the world

Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill

THE HAGUE Dutch businesses importing merchandise and materials receive very efficient service, reports a study by the World Bank. The conclusion is based on responses from eight hundred freight forwarders and other logistics specialists, allowing researchers to evaluate the track record of 150 countries. The study looked at such matters as finalizing procedures and the time it took to get freight delivered to its destination. Overall, Singapore placed first, the Netherlands second.