Ups and downs for Dutch manufacturing industry
Circumstances for the Dutch manufacturing industry show a mixed picture in November 2013 compared with the preceding month. New information has become available for all indicators in the radar. This information reveals that half of the indicators have improved, while the others have deteriorated. The European indicators – German industrial orders and industrial production in the EU-28 – were both down. Dutch household consumption was also lower than in the previous month. The confidence indicators, consumer confidence and producer confidence, and exports showed more favourable shifts. All indicators are below their long-term averages.
Explanatory notes industry radar