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Economic Quarterly Report

The Netherlands: Economy caught in austerity trap

continued focus on Brussels’ 3% of GDP deficit ceiling will again prevent the Dutch economy from growing in 2014. It would be better if the cabinet accelerated structural reforms instead of carrying out additional spending cuts.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly June 2013

The bottom of the Dutch owner-occupied housing market is in sight. The fall in house sales has virtually come to a halt and price declines have also slowed. We expect this development to continue and that house prices may stabilise as well in 2014.

Economic Update

Economic Update The Netherlands

The Dutch economy still finds itself in recession. In the first quarter, GDP volume contracted by 0.1% on a quarterly basis. Sentiment indicators do not yet point at a speedy recovery.