New brochure provides summary of Dutch pension system
28-Jul-2010 This brochure, which is aimed at foreign stakeholder, covers the most important aspects of the Dutch pensions system.
Within Europe there is a large difference in the pension systems offered by individual countries. Some countries offer a classic pay-as-you-go system, in which the labour-force raises the pension premiums that are paid-out to the retirees. In other countries inhabitants safe for their pension on an individual basis. The height of their future pension premium is determined by the return on investment. Furthermore, there are all sorts of hybrid pension system solutions possible which are based on the two systems described above.
In order to inform foreign stakeholders about the Dutch pension system, the Dutch Association of Company Pension Funds (OPF, Stichting voor Ondernemingspensioenfondsen) and P&D Network member the Association of Industry-wide Pension Funds (VB, Vereniging van Bedrijfstakpensioenfondsen) produced the following brochure on the Dutch pension system. It is available in English, French, Spanish and German.