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Economic Update Dutch version

Country Update the Netherlands

The economic slowdown means nothing more than a soft landing for the Dutch economy. In the fourth quarter of 2010 and the first quarter of 2011 real economic growth averaged 2.6% on the year before, well above the long-term trend growth of around 2%.

Economic Report Dutch version

Pension Rollercoaster

The fragile recovery of the funding ratio of the Dutch pension funds in the aftermath of the credit crisis has already been thwarted. The financial position of pension funds are deteriorating rapidly.

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Always look on the bright side of life! (Dutch)

Nu politici worstelen met staatsschuldencrises in het Westen, het economisch herstel na de crisis vertraagt en het vertrouwen van zowel consumenten als producenten in de economische ontwikkelingen wegzakt, wordt het tijd voor wat relativering van het economisch nieuws.