Economic Report Dutch version
We foresee twee realistically possible outcomes: a bilateral free trade agreement or no agreement. In both of the scenarios, Dutch companies doing business with the UK will face increased barriers to trade.
A new government has embarked on a major and much-needed shift in economic policies. The economic recovery is in sight and business opportunities arise in sectors with high catch up potential.
Economic Comment Dutch version
If a Dutch climate change act will be implemented depends on the next parliament. The current polls show that the most coalition options are opponents of the act. While in the virtual lower court the majority is supportive, it remains unsure until March 15th.
The Indian economy grew by 7% in Q4 of 2016, which is surprising given that India was struck by an unexpected demonetization operation. The explanation can be found in underrepresentation of the informal economy in statistics and overestimation of the role of the private corporate sector.
Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version
We expect Dutch economic growth this year to be the highest since the crisis. In 2018 economic growth remains high, while the unemployment rate will further decline. These forecasts are however surrounded by international uncertainties. We also expect economic growth to slow down after 2018.