RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

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Peru (Country Update) (Engelstalig)

Peru's macroeconomic policies have remained prudent and Peru's economy is likely to grow by 5.5%-6% a year in 2012 and 2013, but social tensions surrounding mining activity remain high.

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Turkey (Country Update) (Engelstalig)

Turkey's economy appears to be headed for a soft-landing, after nearly overheating in 2011. While domestic demand growth came to a halt, exports took over as the main driver of growth. For 2012, we expect growth to come in at roughly 3%.

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Egypt (Country Update) (Engelstalig)

Egypt's economy is slowly recovering from the turmoil surrounding the Arab spring and subsequent events. With an elected government in place, some of the uncertainty of the past years has been removed.

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Malta (Country Report) (Engelstalig)

Despite the fact that Malta fell back into recession this year, its economy and banking sector have been relatively resilient over the past years. Malta is expected to record modest growth for 2013.

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Algeria (Country Report) (Engelstalig)

Growth slowed in Algeria on account of reduced energy production and weaker demand from Europe. Still, due to an expected increase in oil production and further economic diversification, we expect growth rates to average 5% in the coming years.

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China's growth rate slows further (Engelstalig)

In the third quarter, China's economic growth continued to slow, as had been expected. However, the data also shows some green shoots. We expect that growth will slightly accelerate in the last quarter, implying the growth slowdown has bottomed out.

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Woningmarkt: helaas geen herstel

De woningmarkt zit al tijden in het slop, en de nieuwe cijfers van de NVM wijzen niet op enige verbetering. In het derde kwartaal van 2012 zijn er 18.664 voorlopige koopcontracten gesloten, een daling van 17,2 procent ten opzichte een jaar geleden.