Press releases

June 16, 2020

Unprecedented 6% decrease in GDP in 2020, amid great uncertainty

Social distancing measures to counter the pandemic, in the Netherlands, have led to an unprecedented decline in economic activity of between 10% and 15%. Because of the considerable uncertainty about the course of the...

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March 26, 2020

Corona crisis scenarios: recession unavoidable, increase in government debt bearable

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis uses four scenarios to outline the possible economic impact of the coronavirus in 2020 and 2021. The scenarios use different starting points with respect to the...

March 20, 2020

Thursday 26 March 9am corona crisis economic scenarios

On Thursday 26 March at 9am, CPB will publish scenarios on the impact of the corona crisis on the Dutch economy and public finances.

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March 3, 2020

Impact of coronavirus COVID-19 on Dutch economy highly uncertain, but steady underlying growth

The economic impact of the coronavirus is hard to predict at the moment. In the Central Economic Plan, published today by CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, the central scenario assumes the outbreak of...