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Country Report

The Netherlands (Country report)

In the aftermath of the financial crisis the Dutch economy managed to recover as it was able to benefit from expanding world trade. Lately however the economy has slowed down, ending up in recession in the latter half of 2011.

Economic Update

Economic Update The Netherlands

The contraction of the Dutch economy has been adjusted upwards by 0.1% point. Corrected for working day and seasonal effects, the real contraction in the fourth quarter was 0.6%. For 2012 as a whole, a negative real growth is expected of -¾%.