RaboResearch - Economic Research

Economic Update

France: Lockdowns determine economic recovery

Different from other European nations, France has not reinstated a lockdown in the first quarter. Consequently, we do not expect the French economy to contract in the first quarter. For 2021 we expect the French economy to grow by 5.8 percent.

Economic Report Dutch version

The Basics of Advanced Recycling

There is pressure to address the problem of plastic packaging waste. Advanced recycling is mentioned as a promising solution and can complement existing recycling methods, accelerating the transition to a circular economy.

Economic Quarterly Report

Sector prognoses: Better next year

Underneath the surface of the macroeconomic turbulence, we see a variety of developments between and among sectors in the Netherlands. But a total recovery is not in the cards for 2021. Sectors are effected by both the economic downturn and the corona restrictions.

Economic Update

The Netherlands: Winter dip due to partial lockdown

We expect the economic impact of the partial lockdown to be smaller than the intelligent lockdown last spring, but consumer spending and investments will be hit hard. Because of the partial lockdown, the government announced extra support in the third support package.