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Macro Economic Outlook (MEV) 2018

MEV 2018, 19 September 2017

The Dutch economy is flourishing. The Netherlands is a frontrunner in Europe, with growth figures of 3.3% (this year) and 2.5% (2018). Government finances are healthy. For both years, there is a budget surplus, and the government debt is below the maximum budget deficit set by the EU. In addition, the labour market is improving, which means it is tightening. For example, it is becoming more difficult for companies to find suitable personnel.

Read the accompanying press release or the complete publication in Dutch.

In this publication CPB presents its analyses and projections of both the Dutch and worldwide economy in 2017 and 2018. The Outlook is only published in Dutch, the download is a translation of chapter 1 of the Dutch publication.

Short-term forecasts September 2017


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