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Economic Report Dutch version

German elections: Was nun, Mutti?

While Merkel was the unsurprising winner of yesterday’s elections, the outcome suggests a shift in the German political landscape as the populist far-right AfD came in third. The process of finding a workable coalition starts now, but we may not see a new government before Christmas.

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

Netherlands: growth continues, wages still lag

Dutch economic growth is 3.3 percent this year and 2.4 percent next year. Because of labour market slack, wage growth is still lagging. Also, further action is required to keep growth on track after 2018.