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Country Report Kazachstan

President Nazerbayev rules in an authoritarian manner and has no significant opposition. The banking sector remains weak as it is still recovering from a default of the country’s third largest bank. For 2013, the economy is estimated to grow by 7%.

Country Report

Country Report Ukraine

The political situation in the Ukraine is troubling, since President Yanukovych is ruling Ukraine in an authoritarian manner. The economy is in bad shape as the country is running twin deficits and in desperate need of additional external financing.

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.

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Schijnwereld (Dutch)

De eurocrisis laat zich snel noch makkelijk oplossen. Lonen en prijzen in Zuid-Europa zijn het afgelopen decennia te snel gestegen en de herwinning van het concurrentievermogen kost tijd en doet sociaal en economisch pijn.