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Economic Report

Zonder euro is de gulden geen daalder waard (Dutch)

De financiële problemen in de eurozone hebben ertoe geleid dat speculaties over het einde van de euro niet langer taboe zijn. De eenheidsmunt wordt sinds de acute crisis in Griekenland danig op de proef gesteld.

Economic Update Dutch version

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.

Economic Quarterly Report

Eurozone: Sterke start van het jaar (Dutch)

Als een goed begin het halve werk is, dan biedt het eerste kwartaal van dit jaar hoop voor het door een schuldencrisis geplaagde eurogebied. Wij verwachten een verder economisch herstel, maar de verschillen tussen de lidstaten blijven groot.

Country Report

Italy (Country report)

The Italian economy has many structural weaknesses, leading to low economic growth before recession and now to a very sluggish recovery. The government deficit is estimated to have been better than expected in 2010, and compares favourably to a number of other European countries.

Economic Update Dutch version

Economic Update Italy

After the further moderation of economic growth in the last quarter of 2010, the Italian economy started the year on a weak note as well. But both the manufacturing purchasing manager index and the rise in new orders point to better days ahead.

Economic Update Dutch version

Economic Update Italy

The sluggish economic recovery seems to have come to a halt in the last quarter of 2010. Export growth kept up well, but this has not been translated into higher industrial production. In all, the Italian economy had a rather weak close to 2010. With government austerity having started in January 2011, the start of this year probably has not been much stronger.

Economic Report Dutch version

Euro crisis: ‘we’re not like that!’

Investors have been keeping a close watch on the financial situation of a number of eurozone countries since the Autumn of 2009. Financial markets are chiefly concerned about Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain.