Press releases

September 15, 2015

CPB publishes Macro Economic Outlook 2016

Today, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis publishes its Macro Economic Outlook 2016.

August 11, 2015

Interim CPB projections published

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis has published its interim projections today.

June 11, 2015

Older people often in long-term unemployment

The number of long-term unemployed will decrease, automatically, as the economy recovers.

June 10, 2015

Recovery Dutch economy continues

The recovery of the Dutch economy is continuing; GDP is projected to grow by 2.0% this year and by 2.1% in 2016.

June 8, 2015

Tax incentives lead to moderate increases in R&D

Companies, generally, are not very responsive to tax incentives that reduce the costs of research and development (R&D).

June 5, 2015

Three lessons learnt from seven years of stagnation in the eurozone

Three lessons may be learnt from the past seven years of financial crisis.

May 1, 2015

Dutch current account surplus is at most a Eurozone issue

The Netherlands has a large and persistent current account surplus, which has been a topic of international scrutiny, for example by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission (EC).

March 16, 2015

CPB has analysed alternatives for capital gains tax

Press release for the Central Economic Plan 2015

March 5, 2015

Steady recovery continues

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

December 11, 2014

Low euro exchange rate and oil price contribute to recovery

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