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Economic Report Dutch version

Spanish labour market: no recovery in sight

Faced with sky-high unemployment, Spanish policymakers have initiated radical labour market reforms. While this will hopefully lead to a turnaround in the Spanish labour market in the long run, the outlook for the next several years remains bleak.


Zuid-Europees groeidividend (Dutch)

De forse bezuinigings- en hervormingsinspanning in de perifere lidstaten zorgt voor een deels structurele herbalancering in de eurozone. Op de langere termijn kunnen de hervormingen in deze lidstaten bovendien een aanzienlijk groeidividend genereren.

Economic Comment Dutch version

Dutch economy back in recession

The Dutch economy entered its third recession in four years in the second half of 2012. Recent sentiment indicators point to some stabilization at the start of the year, but the economic outlook remains weak and uncertain.