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Economic Update

Economic Update United Kingdom

UK GDP contracted by a whopping 0.7% q-o-q in 12Q2. This was largely due to the Diamond Jubilee and an extremely wet weather.

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Economic Update Italy

With a 0.7% quarterly contraction of GDP in 12Q2, the current Italian recession is now a year old. As in the preceding quarters, the economic decline is mainly the result of falling domestic demand.

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Economic Update Emerging Markets

This month we witness that concerns on economic growth have triggered interest rate cuts in countries around the globe. China has posted its lowest economic growth in three years.

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Economic Update France

We expect a mild contraction of French GDP in 12Q2. This would be the first contraction since early 2009.

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Economic Update The Netherlands

The Dutch economy continues to look to international trade for impetus, while domestic demand dynamics weakens. In the second quarter of 2012, all indicators continued to point in this direction.