Netherlands : Recent Economic Developments

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

June 8, 1995

Summary:

This paper describes economic developments in the Kingdom of the Netherlands during the 1990s. Following a slowdown in 1991–92, the Dutch economy experienced a mild recession in 1993 with GDP growth falling to about ½ percent. Output was sustained by external demand, which contributed nearly 1 percentage point to GDP growth, while domestic demand fell by ½ percent. Business investment decreased by 3 percent as a result of reduced profits and a low rate of capacity utilization, while the contribution to GDP of lower stockbuilding was –½ percentage point.

Series:

Country Report No. 95/48

Subject:

Notes:

This report on recent economic developments in the Kingdom of the Netherlands was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with this member country. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.

English

Publication Date:

June 8, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451829297/1934-7685

Stock No:

1NLDEA0011995

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

78

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