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Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

Dutch economic boom to continue

The Dutch economy will grow by 3.1% in 2018 and by 2.5% in 2019. The global recovery boosts exports and a number of countries offer investment and trade opportunities for Dutch firms. Simultaneously, geopolitical events could have a major impact.

Special

Is a US trade war imminent?

Trump’s protectionist steel decision increases the risk of a trade war. But a full scale trade war would hurt the US economy even more than China and the EU.

Economic Update

Italy: elections unlikely to hamper economic recovery

Italians are very upbeat and don’t seem to worry about the upcoming elections. The short-term economic outlook is quite rosy. We expect the next government won’t endanger the recovery, but at the same time won’t improve the weak long-term outlook either.