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 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)

CPBs short-term forecasts December 2015

Economic growth is projected to increase to 2.1%.

Short-term forecast | 11‑12‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.4 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts September 2015

Four times a year CPB publishes short-term forecasts. This is the third forecast of 2015, CPB's Macro Economic Outlook (MEV) 2016.

Short-term forecast | 15‑09‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.4 MB)

Concept Table Main Economic Indicators 2013-2016

Concept table Main Economic Indicators 2013-2016 of the upcoming Macro Economic Outlook 2016 (up to and including 2016), to be published on 15 September 2015.

Short-term forecast | 11‑08‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 113.1 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)

CPBs short-term forecasts March 2015

For this year and the next, economic growth is projected to go up to 1.7% and 1.8%, respectively.

Short-term forecast | 5‑03‑2015 | Download (PDF document, 1.6 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts December 2014

Economic growth is projected to increase next year to 1½% GDP (gross domestic product).

Short-term forecast | 11‑12‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.7 MB)

CPBs short-term forecasts September 2014

Four times a year CPB publishes short-term forecasts of the Dutch economy and the world economy. This is the third forecast of 2014.

Short-term forecast | 16‑09‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.4 MB)

Preliminary table Main Economic Indicators 2012-2015 (14 August 2014)

Table Main Economic Indicators 2012-2015 of the upcoming Macro Economic Outlook 2015 (to be published on 16 September).

Short-term forecast | 14‑08‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 93 KB)

CPB's short-term forecasts June 2014

The Dutch economy is projected to grow by ¾% this year, and a slight increase in GDP growth up to 1¼% is projected for next year. Inflation will be low in both years.

Short-term forecast | 16‑06‑2014 | Download (PDF document, 1.5 MB)


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