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Warnings over Dutch austerity plans

Economists say country's deficit will worsen next year despite austerity measures.

Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 10:49
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The Dutch government is planning to increase taxes and cut spending to help recover the Netherlands' struggling economy.

But the economic forecasting agency has warned the country's deficit will worsen next year even after further austerity measures are implemented.

Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports from Amsterdam.

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