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Economic Report Dutch version

Recovery at last?

Dutch GDP has returned to above the crisis level, but growth is lagging the pre-crisis trend, mainly due to lack of consumption. Are we now in a situation of long-lasting stagnation? What are the determining factors of a demand-driven recovery, or the absence thereof?

Economic Report

Latin America: turning the populist page

The past year has been tumultuous for Latin American politics, characterised by a shift to the right in election results and away from populism in policy, and numerous corruption scandals. Current risk levels are likely to linger in the coming year.

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

Faltering global economy now also spreads to the Netherlands

The Dutch economy is expected to grow in by 1¾ per cent in 2016 and 1½ per cent in 2017. Compared to the forecasts in our previous Quarterly Report, economic growth will be lower. This is mainly due to slower growth at the Netherlands’ major trading partners.

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

China: a balancing act between growth and reforms

The government is currently performing a balancing act between keeping the economy going and safeguarding social and financial stability. Authorities continue to follow a step-by-step strategy to reduce excess capacity in heavy industry state-owned enterprises.