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Economic Update Dutch version

Economic Update The Netherlands

At a rate of 0.9% (q-o-q), real economic growth in the first quarter was higher than expected. The increase was due to a surge in private investment growth. Economic growth on an annual basis is expected to average 2% for 2011.

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Economic Update Belgium

In spite of the political deadlock, the Belgian economy seems to keep up with the growth pace witnessed in 2010 (+2.1% y-o-y). For the current year we even foresee a slightly higher growth based on the very strong figure in the first quarter (1% q-o-q).

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Economic Update Germany

Germany's economic growth momentum continues to surprise on the upside. But the pace of growth will return to more sustainable levels going forward.

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Economic Update Italy

The Italian economy has started 2011 as weak as it ended 2010. The economic recovery is clearly lagging that in the northern part of the eurozone.

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Zorgfoto (Dutch)

De komende decennia zal als gevolg van de vergrijzing de vraag naar zorg in Nederland fors toenemen. De ene regio krijgt hier sterker mee te maken dan de andere. Feit is wel dat overal de druk op de zorgsector zal toenemen. De zorgfoto biedt inzicht in de situatie van de zorgsector in uw regio.

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Economische barometer Bollenstreek (Dutch)

De Nederlandse economie groeide in 2010 in reële termen met 1,8% en maakte daarmee een deel van de krimp in 2009 (3,9%) goed. Het herstel was tot nu toe vooral exportgeleid, maar van het buitenland hoeven we, mede gezien de vele onzekerheden binnen en buiten Europa, in de komende jaren qua groei minder te verwachten.