Dictionary of Dutchness


Gasbaten, or gas windfalls, are a source of extra income for the treasury and come from the sale of natural gas from Dutch reserves. Because gas prices are related to oil prices, the government benefits when oil prices are high. Income generated by exploiting the gas reserves is always earmarked for spending on infrastructure.

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