Kingdom of the Netherlands : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publication Date:

February 11, 2016

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This paper presents the overview of the Dutch economy. After a double-dip recession that ended in early 2014, a strengthening but moderate recovery led by exports and investment is underway, although lower production and exports of natural reduced gas reduced growth in the second quarter of 2015, without however interrupting its momentum. Unemployment is falling slowly and inflation is low, but positive. Credit has continued to decline, but demand for credit is gradually rebounding. The Dutch banking system is emerging from its restructuring. The economy now appears set on a gradual path of recovery, and growth is expected to reach 1.9 percent this year and in 2015, supported by an improving domestic demand.

Series:

Country Report No. 16/45

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

February 11, 2016

ISBN/ISSN:

9781498316699/1934-7685

Stock No:

1NLDEA2016001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

52

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