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Economic Update Dutch version

Mixed picture in the Dutch economy

We expect broadly based growth in both 2016 and 2017. The most recent monthly figures do however present a mixed picture of the Dutch economy: export volume increased unexpectedly rapidly, while household consumption was disappointing.

Economic Update Dutch version

The Netherlands: a mixed start to the year

Recent monthly data suggest a mixed picture for the Dutch economy in the first quarter of 2016. Exports seem to have been suprisingly strong, while consumption was weaker than expected. Good news is that confidence is increasing and unemployment is declining.

Economic Update Dutch version

Dutch third quarter GDP growth disappoints

According to the preliminary estimate from Statistics Netherlands regarding third quarter growth in 2015, Dutch GDP grew by 0.1% compared to the previous quarter. This figure was lower than we expected.