CPB World Trade Monitor February 2016

The volume of world trade grew 1.1% in February 2016, having declined 1.1% in January (initial estimate: -0.4%).

World trade monitor | 21‑04‑2016 | Download (Spreadsheet, 347.3 KB)

CPBs short-term forecasts March 2016

The Dutch economy is recovering slowly but surely from the Great Recession and the euro crisis, with 1.8% growth this year and 2.0% next year.

Short-term forecast | 7‑03‑2016 | Download (PDF document, 1.9 MB)


2.0% economic growth in 2017

Government budget deficit will be 1.7% GDP this year and 1.2% GDP in 2017

6.3% unemployment in 2017

purchasing power 0.2% in 2017

1,0% inflation in 2017

The volume of world trade increased by 1.1% in February


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