Kingdom of the Netherlands—Netherlands : Staff Report for the 2000 Article IV Consultation

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 16, 2000

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The Netherlands showed strong growth and employment performance owing to its fiscal consolidation and structural reforms. Executive Directors commended the sound macroeconomic and structural policies, which have raised potential output, kept inflation low, and promoted strong employment growth. They underscored the need for prudent fiscal policy, and welcomed the budget balance, support for trade liberalization, and the soundness of the financial system. They emphasized the need to address labor market weaknesses, and improve product market performance to sustain economic growth.

Series:

Country Report No. 00/73

Subject:

Notes:

Included with the Staff Report is the text of Public Information Notice No. 00/41

English

Publication Date:

June 16, 2000

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451829341/1934-7685

Stock No:

1NLDEA0012000

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

44

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