CPB World Trade Monitor May 2015

The volume of world trade contracted 1.2% in May, following a 0.2% decline in April (initial estimate: +0.3%).

World trade monitor | 22‑07‑2015 | Download (Spreadsheet, 336.2 KB)

CPB's short-term forecasts June 2015

The recovery of the Dutch economy is continuing; GDP is projected to grow by 2.0% this year and by 2.1% in 2016.

Short-term forecast | 10‑06‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.8 MB)


2.1% economic growth in 2016

Government budget deficit will be 1.9% GDP this year and 0.8% GDP in 2016

6.7% unemployment in 2016

purchasing power -0.3% in 2016

1,2% inflation in 2016

The volume of world trade contracted 1.2% in May.


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