The UK government published a long awaited White Paper on the blueprint for the post-Brexit EU-UK relationship. The proposal brings more clarity but not more certainty. Hence the threat of a hard Brexit persists.
Driven by animosity vis-à-vis German cars and a sense of non-reciprocity by the EU on lower car tariffs, US President Trump is expected in the next few weeks to decide on whether the US will impose trade tariffs on cars. We assess the possible impact.
The oil market is going through a rocky period. Large net oil importing emerging markets, such as India, are vulnerable, but exactly how vulnerable? In this column we show the economic impact in case of a mild and severe oil price shock.
On 6 July PM May and her cabinet agreed on a blueprint for the future EU-UK economic relationship, one that keeps close ties to the EU post-Brexit and angered the Brexiteers. PM May averts another crisis but is not out of the woods yet.
A large cash buffer and new debt relief measures limit the risk the Greek government runs into payment difficulties in the short run. Yet due to its high debt Greece stays dependent upon the mercy of Eurozone partners and the markets for a long time.
Economic Update Dutch version
The Dutch domestic economy is showing strength, but GDP growth is still likely to slow due to a deterioration of the trade balance. Higher oil prices, trade conflict, a tight labour market and VAT-hikes all point to higher inflation.
The choice of the British population to leave the EU will have significant consequences for trade between the EU and the UK and will affect many companies. Our Brexit Monitor helps you track the latest Brexit Developments and anticipate on further progress.