Short-term forecasts

The main forecasts are the Central Economic Plan (CEP), published every spring, and the Macro Economic Outlook (MEV), which is published jointly with the Annual Budget at the Opening of the Parliamentary Year in September.  Short updates are published in June and December.

CPBs short-term forecasts March 2014

The Dutch economy is slowly on the path to recovery, in the slipstream of the euro zone, with a projected ¾% this year and 1¼ % for 2015.

Short-term forecast | 18‑03‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)

Table Main Economic Indicators 2012-2015 (4 March 2014)

Table Main Economic Indicators 2012-2015 for the upcoming Central Economic Plan 2014 (to be published on 18 March).

Short-term forecast | 4‑03‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts December 2013

A slow climb out of recession is projected for the Dutch economy, with a ½% growth next year. Recovery of the labour market will take a little longer, with unemployment projected to increase to 7½% in 2014.

Short-term forecast | 17‑12‑2013 | Download (PDF document, 1.7 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts September 2013

Four times a year CPB publishes short-term forecasts of the Dutch economy and the world economy. This is the third forecast of 2013.

Short-term forecast | 15‑09‑2013 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)

Preliminary table Main Economic Indicators 2011-2014 (August 2013)

Preliminary table Main Economic Indicators 2011-2014 for the Macro Economic Outlook 2014.

Short-term forecast | 14‑08‑2013 | Download (PDF document, 131.4 KB)

CPBs short-term forecasts June 2013

The Dutch economy this year is projected to fall by 1%. For next year, a slight recovery is projected, leading to a 1% increase in GDP. The budget deficit by 2014 is expected to be 3.7%.

Short-term forecast | 13‑06‑2013 | Download (PDF document, 29.3 KB)

CPBs short-term forecasts March 2013

Four times a year CPB publishes short-term forecasts of the Dutch economy and the world economy. This is the first forecast of 2013.

Short-term forecast | 13‑03‑2013 | Download (PDF document, 3.8 MB)

Table Main Economic Indicators 2011-2014 (28 February 2013)

Table Main Economic Indicators 2011-2014 for the upcoming Central Economic Plan 2013.

Short-term forecast | 28‑02‑2013 | Download (PDF document, 2.8 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts December 2012

In 2013, GDP is expected to decline by ½ percent, while the unemployment level increases to 6 percent of the labour force. The budget deficit goes down to 3.3% in 2013.

Short-term forecast | 19‑12‑2012 | Download (PDF document, 2 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts September 2012

Four times a year CPB publishes short-term forecasts of the Dutch economy and the world economy. This is the third forecast of 2012.

Short-term forecast | 18‑09‑2012 | Download (PDF document, 63.6 KB)

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