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Country Report

Country Report Hungary

Over 2014 Hungary's economic growth increased to 3% thanks to a surge of EU-funds, the central bank’s “Lending for Growth” scheme, a peak in (car) industry investments, a good harvest and low inflation. For 2015 an economic growth of about 2.5% and a budget deficit below 3% is expected. Concerns remain about the continuation of unorthodox economic policies.

Country Report

Country Report Bulgaria

Growth in Bulgaria remains weak and fiscal balances have been deteriorating, though from a low base. The banking sector has weathered last year’s crisis well, but further measures are necessary to improve its resilience in the future

Country Report

Country Report Luxembourg

Economic growth in Luxembourg remains strong, but international regulatory changes could chal-lenge the country’s economic model and strong fiscal position in the future.

Special

Hoe werkt geldschepping? (Dutch)

Over geldschepping en de rol van de banken daarin bestaan veel misverstanden. In deze Special trachten we deze misverstanden uit de weg te ruimen. Daarbij gaat het niet alleen om het proces van geldschepping, maar ook over de kredietverlening.