No Devaluation. | SMN News

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – The statement made by the Curaçao Business Association (VBC) in their press release of January 14, 2020, that an increase in the
license fee, as proposed by the Government of Curaçao, would imply a devaluation of the Netherlands Antillean guilder, is incorrect.
An increase in the license fee will make the import of goods and services more expensive, but this is also the case when import duties or other taxes at the border are
introduced or increased. A devaluation implies a change in the peg of the Netherlands
Antillean guilder to the US dollar, which is not the

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