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Circulaire economie avant la lettre (Dutch)

Samenlevingen die tot in hoge mate zelfvoorzienend zijn, vormen een ultiem doel in de ogen van voorstanders van de circulaire economie zien als oplossing voor de vele problemen waar we mee te kampen hebben. Dit verdient wel behoorlijk wat nuance.

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Green in a red context

The introduction of our annual publication ‘Outlook 2016’ is entitled ‘Green in an orange context’. Orange stands for the many risks which surround our economic scenarios. Last weekend’s terrorist attacks in Paris are evidence that one of the risks has reared its ugly head.

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Outlook 2016: green surrounded by orange

In an international climate where so many indicators are orange, we should count our blessings for now that the Netherlands is set to be a green oasis both this year and next. Things have looked rather different in recent years.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch housing market to maintain higher sales levels next year

House prices and sales will increase this year and next, due to the economic recovery, the good affordability and high consumer confidence. We expect this to be stronger than the issue of negative equity and the tightening of lending criteria.