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2018
December 19, 2018
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Forecast December 2018

Economy is running well, peak is over; International risks remain large.

September 18, 2018
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Forecast September 2018 (MEV 2019)

The Dutch economy continues to flourish, with growth figures of 2.8% this year and 2.6% in 2019.

June 19, 2018
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Forecast June 2018

The positive economic development in the Netherlands is continuing. The slight setback during the first quarter is expected to be only temporary, although the period of peak economic growth is probably behind us....

March 22, 2018
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Forecast March 2018 (CEP 2018)

The Dutch economy is gathering steam. The economic boom is the result of a favourable international economy, low interest rates, expansive budgetary policy and a persistently strong housing market. These last two factors distinguish the Netherlands from other countries.

March 6, 2018
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Preliminary Forecast March 2018 (cCEP 2018)

The Dutch economy is gathering steam. With growth figures of 3.2% (this year) and 2.7% (in 2019), the Dutch economy will outperform the eurozone by on average 0.6 percentage point, per year....

2017
December 20, 2017
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Forecast December 2017

Economic growth is projected to continue in 2018. GDP will increase by more than 3%, as it did in 2017. These are the highest growth percentages since 2007. Therefore, by next year, we can speak of an economic boom....

September 19, 2017
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Forecast September 2017 (MEV 2018)

In this publication CPB presents its analyses and projections of both the Dutch and worldwide economy in 2017 and 2018.

June 14, 2017
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Forecast June 2017

The lights are green for the economy of the Netherlands; it is growing and employment is increasing, leading to a decrease in unemployment to 4.7%. The government budget will result in a surplus, for both 2017 and 2018.

March 24, 2017
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Central Economic Plan (CEP) 2017

Global economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and also slightly in the year thereafter; particularly due to growth increases in emerging economies.