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Economic Update Dutch version

Economic Update Belgium

As the export and the government sector step back gradually this year, all eyes are on the Belgian firms and households. Based on high producer confidence and a rising capacity utilisation rate, we expect businesses to increase their investments this year to expand production capacity.

Economic Update Dutch version

Economic Update Germany

Industrial production rebounded sharply in January and is expected to grow further in the remainder of 11Q1. Producer sentiment has fallen slightly in March.

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.


Japans plaats in wereldeconomie (Dutch)

Een kleine maand geleden werd Japan getroffen door een verwoestende natuurramp. Er is al veel gezegd en geschreven over de gevolgen van dit drama, voor Japan en voor de wereld. Alom wordt getracht om de omvang van deze ramp in economische termen te bevatten.