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Economic Report

Bakfietsen in de binnenstad? (Dutch)

De stad zou weer in trek zijn bij gezinnen, zo willen de media ons doen geloven. In praktijk zijn er echter maar een paar steden waar het aantal gezinnen in de binnenstad toeneemt.

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Outlook 2016

The Dutch economy is forecast to grow by 2½% in 2016, after projected growth of 2% in 2015. This growth is broad-based. The global economy is continuing to grow at a reasonable pace, but it is not really taking off unaided.

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Outlook 2016: Financial Markets

While there will be a devaluation of the Chinese renminbi, the dollar will also become stronger more generally in 2016, due in part to the Fed’s interest rate increases. The ECB is more likely to do the opposite, which will weaken the euro/dollar currency pair further still. Slightly higher capital market rates can be expected though.

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Outlook 2016: The Netherlands

In 2015 and 2016, the Dutch economy is poised to grow at a rate we would not have thought possible just a few years ago. On top of that, the increase in economic activity is occurring across the economy as a whole.

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Outlook 2016: Global Economy

Global growth holds up in 2016, but does not accelerate. With the US poised to hike interest rates, the rest of the world waits anxiously. Normalization of monetary policy poses economic risks, but so does keeping it too loose for too long.

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De geldfabriek nader bekeken (Dutch)

Het geldscheppingsproces is de uitkomst van miljoenen jaarlijkse transacties tussen banken en hun klanten. De invloed van klanten op de uiteindelijke geldhoeveelheid is hierbij groter dan vaak wordt gedacht.

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Regionale economische prognoses 2016 (Dutch)

Vanwege de breed gedragen economische groei verwachten wij volgend jaar groei in alle sectoren en in alle regio’s. Door verschillen in de economische structuur lopen de regionale groeiverwachtingen wel uiteen.