RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Economisch Kwartaalbericht

Focus: The grass is greener to the East (Engelstalig)

As a result of its open character, the Dutch economy fluctuates along with the international economic cycle. The Netherlands is now again in recession, while GDP in Germany continues to grow. Is the grass greener in the East?

Economisch Kwartaalbericht

Netherlands: Uncertainty continues (Engelstalig)

Dutch citizens are again facing a package of unprecedented spending cuts and increases in tax and social insurance contributions, at least by Dutch standards. The Spring Agreement should be seen as the start of further budgetary consolidation.

Conjunctuurbeeld

Economic Update The Netherlands (Engelstalig)

In the first three months of 2012 the Dutch economy contracted for the third consecutive quarter. Thus the Netherlands is still in recession. Consumption remains low, held back by tax increases and cutbacks combined with low consumer confidence.