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Economic Quarterly Report

Een Azië-crisis in Oost-Europa? (Dutch)

De financiële crisis, die zich sinds 2007 over de wereld verspreidt, gaat ook aan Oost-Europa niet ongemerkt voorbij. In veel opzichten doet de situatie in Oost- Europa denken aan het begin van de Azië-crisis in 1997. In de afgelopen tien jaar is de Oost-Europese economie sterk gegroeid, vooral door de instroom van buitenlands kapitaal en de export.

Country Report

Cyprus (Country report)

Cyprus has performed relatively well in the face of the global recession. Although it especially suffered from reduced foreign demand, growth is expected to pick up, albeit slowly.

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

The CIS countries: another ‘Africa’?

While Europe is being dragged into the Greek tragedy, the former Soviet Union is facing completely different challenges. In this article we compare this region with Africa and conclude that there are some striking resemblances.

Economic Quarterly Report

Ook Balkan voelt Griekse crisis (Dutch)

De problemen in Griekenland hebben niet alleen effect op het imago van de euro en de eurozone, maar ook direct op de economie van de Balkanlanden.

Country Report

Country Report Hungary

Hungary struggled through the financial and economic crisis in 2009. The economy shrunk by 7% and there was little room for fiscal stimulus as Hungary had to adhere to the conditions of the IMF attached to the aid package.

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Country Report Bulgaria

Similar to other Eastern European countries, the financial crisis hit Bulgaria mainly through a drop in export demand, tighter credit facilities and general risk aversion against the region. The economy shrunk by 5% in 2009.

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Country Report Ukraine

Ukraine’s country risk profile has improved somewhat recently, but overall risks remain high. A new government, controlled by the party of newly elected president Yanukovych, has taken power, which has ended the political paralysis and infighting of the preceding years.

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Blik op de BRIC (Dutch)

De indrukwekkende expansie die de Chinese economie doormaakt sinds Deng Xiaoping in 1978 de eerste hervormingen doorvoerde lijkt onstuitbaar te zijn geworden.

Economic Report

Groeiende investeringsbelangen in Oost-Europa (Dutch)

In verhouding tot de omvang van de economie is Nederland een van de grootste buitenlandse investeerders ter wereld. Onze directe buitenlandse investeringen vinden vooral hun weg naar de EU en de VS.