The Dutch economy shrank by 0.9 percent in the third quarter of 2012 compared with the previous quarter. The first estimate, published on 15 November, put the decrease at 1.1 percent.
Retail sales declined by 0.1 percent in October 2012 compared to the same month last year. Retail volume shrank by 2.9 percent, retail prices were 2.8 percent up from October 2011.
One in three Dutch enterprises faces financial obstacles. It is harder for them to get credit and loans and debtors pose an increasing risk. For the next twelve months enterprises mainly expect to implement cost cutting measures.
Producers in the manufacturing industry expect to invest 1 percent more in 2013 than in 2012. This is shown by the most recent figures about expected investments in manufacturing.
By the end of September, there were 108 thousand seasonally corrected job vacancies, down 1 thousand on the previous quarter. The number of vacancies fell considerably faster in the previous three quarters according to the latest figures.
According to the first, provisional estimate the Dutch economy shrank by 1.1 percent in the third quarter of 2012 compared with the second quarter. In the first two quarters of the year, the economy grew slightly, by 0.1 percent.
According to the latest figures, seasonally adjusted unemployment increased by 17 thousand in October 2012 so that 536 thousand people are now unemployed.
Figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that retail turnover in September 2012 was about the same as in September 2011.
Inflation in the Netherlands rose to 2.9 percent in October. This is the highest rate of inflation in the last four years.
Figures show that seasonally adjusted unemployment rose by 5 thousand in September 2012, to 519 thousand.
Figures show that retail turnover was nearly 1 percent higher in August 2012 than in the same month last year. Prices rose by 1.9 percent, while the volume of sales fell by 1 percent.
According to the most recent figures, Dutch inflation remained unchanged in September.
The Dutch economy shrank by 0.4 percent in the second quarter of 2012 compared with the same period last year. This second estimate is 0.1 of a percent point higher than the first estimate published on 14 August.
According to the most recent figures, unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation increased further in August 2012 by 4 thousand to reach 514 thousand.
Retail sales were 4 percent down in July 2012 from the same month last year. Retail prices rose by 1.7 percent, the volume of sales shrank by 5.6 percent.
Inflation remained stable in August. Just like in July, consumer prices were on average 2.3 percent up from one year previously.
According to the latest figures, seasonally adjusted unemployment climbed further to 510 thousand in July 2012, i.e. 6.5 percent of the labour force.
Tthe economic growth in the second quarter of 2012 was 0.2 percent relative to the first quarter, but economic growth was 0.5 percent down compared to the second quarter of 2011.
According to the most recent figures, retail sales in June 2012 were up by 1 percent on June 2011. Prices were 1.9 percent higher, while the sales volume contracted by 0.9 percent.
Figures published that Dutch inflation rose to 2.3 percent in July, 0.2 of a percent point up on June.
According to the most recent figures unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation stood at 495 thousand in June 2012, an increase by 6 thousand relative to the previous month.
The most recent figures show that retail turnover growth was 1.6 percent in May relative to May 2011. Retail prices were 1.8 percent higher, retail volume shrank 0.2 percent.
According to the latest figures, inflation remained stable in June. Just as in May, consumer prices were on average 2.1 percent up from one year previously .
The Dutch economy shrank by 0.8 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the same quarter last year. This second estimate of economic growth is 0.3 of a percent point higher than the first estimate published on 15 May.
According to the most recent figures, unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation stood at 489 thousand in May, almost the same as in April.
Retail turnover was 8.7 percent down in April 2012 from the same period one year previously. Retail prices were 2.1 percent up, but retail volume was 10.6 percent down.
Inflation rate fell to 2.1 percent in May, the lowest rate in more than twelve months.
Unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation has grown by 24 thousand to 489 thousand in April 2012.
According to figures released today, there were 118 thousand job vacancies at the end of March 2012, after correction for seasonal effects.
Dutch retail turnover was 2.2 percent higher in March 2012 than in the same month last year.
Inflation in the Netherlands fell to 2.4 percent in April 2012. In March inflation was 2.5 percent.
According to a survey, manufacturers anticipate investments to grow by 7 percent this year.
According to the most recent figures, seasonally adjusted unemployment rose marginally in March 2012 to 465 thousand, i.e. 5.9 percent of the labour force.
According to the most recent figures, retail sales were 0.9 percent up in February 2012 from February 2011. Sales volume contracted by 1.7 percent, retail prices were 2.7 percent higher.
For the third in a row, the inflation rate was stable at 2.5 percent in March 2012.
Nowhere in Europe has consumer confidence fallen by so much as in the Netherlands.
The most recent figures show that seasonally adjusted unemployment declined marginally in February 2012 to 469 thousand, i.e. 6 percent of the labour force.
According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, retail turnover was 0.8 percent up on one year previously in January 2012.
Inflation was 2.5 percent in February 2012, the same as in January. Inflation has been quite stable since July 2011.
According to the most recent figures, turnover generated by the sector hotels and restaurants in the fouth quarter of 2011 improved 3.2 percent relative to the corresponding period in 2010.
Unemployment adjusted for seasonal variation increased by 18 thousand in January 2012 to 474 thousand, i.e. 6.0 percent of the labour force.
Adjusted for seasonal variation, there were 123 thousand unfilled vacancies at the end of December last year, i.e. 10 thousand fewer than one quarter previously.
According to the first, provisional estimate, the Dutch economy declined by 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 relative to the same period in 2010.
Retail turnover was 1 percent up in December 2011 on December 2010. The average price increase in the retail sector was 2.5 percent; retail volume shrank by 1.5 percent.
The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose to 2.5 percent in January. In December, consumer prices were 2.4 percent higher than one year previously.
According to the latest figures 262 thousand native Dutch, 104 thousand residents with a non-western background and 52 thousand with a western background were seeking employment last year.
According to the latest figures 9,531 bankruptcies were filed last year, approximately as many as in 2010.
According to the latest figures 456 thousand people in the Netherlands were registered as unemployed (5.8 percent of the labour force) in December last year, as many as in November.
The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that retail turnover increased by 1.3 percent in November 2011 relative to the same period in the previous year.
The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation was 2.4 percent in December, i.e. below the level of the preceding months when inflation varied around 2.6 percent lag.