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Economic Quarterly Report

The Netherlands: Lows followed by flats

The Dutch economy is clambering back up, but the recovery is not yet robust. Strengthening world trade is currently driving economic growth, with the domestic sector not contributing significantly at present.

Country Report

Cyprus (Country report)

Cyprus has performed relatively well in the face of the global recession. Although it especially suffered from reduced foreign demand, growth is expected to pick up, albeit slowly.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly

The Dutch existing homes market is currently under heavy weather. A lack of confidence among house buyers has sapped momentum from the market. Transaction numbers continue to lag below pre-crisis levels.

Country Report

Ghana (Country update)

The large macroeconomic imbalances with which Ghana entered the global financial crisis have narrowed recently. However, there are still sizeable vulnerabilities.

Special

The Return of Sovereign Risk in the Industrialised World

The severe deterioration of asset quality in late 2007 marked the opening act of the financial crisis. A drop in global economic activity during 2008 and early 2009 was next. A wave of sovereign defaults in the industrialised world is step three.