Dutch bad debts total €12bn

Some 2.5% of all open bills in the Netherlands will never be paid, losing the country €12bn, according to a European survey by debt collectors Intrum Justitia. The European average for non-payers is 1.8%. The best payers are the Finns (less than 1%) and the worst are the Czechs (3.5%).

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