CPB World Trade Monitor (including April 2015)

The volume of world trade rose 0.3% in April 2015, following a 0.1% decline in March (unchanged from the initial estimate).

World trade monitor | 24‑06‑2015 | Download (Spreadsheet, 335.7 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)

See for yourself what will happen to European governments' debt

What will happen to the level of government debt for the EU countries? Will the level of debt in Greece and other trouble European countries continue to grow?

European government debts | 1‑12‑2014 | Download (Spreadsheet, 600.5 KB)


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 increased by 0.3% in April.


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