Netherlands Business survey, region, month

Netherlands Business survey, region, month

Businesses/activities (SBI 2008) Periods Regions Orders (intake and placed) Assessment order position export orders Position export orders large (%) Orders (intake and placed) Assessment order position export orders Position export orders is normal (%) Orders (intake and placed) Assessment order position export orders Position export orders (too) small (%) Orders (intake and placed) Assessment order position export orders Balance assessment export orders (%)
C Manufacturing 2020 January Nederland 5.8 64.2 9.6 -3.9
C Manufacturing 2020 February Nederland 5.9 64.3 8.8 -2.9
C Manufacturing 2020 March Nederland 5.4 63.2 10.1 -4.8
C Manufacturing 2020 April Nederland 4.4 46.0 28.1 -23.6
C Manufacturing 2020 May Nederland 4.6 38.0 35.6 -31.0
C Manufacturing 2020 June Nederland 5.5 38.5 34.0 -28.5
10 Manufacture of food products 2020 January Nederland 3.6 68.9 4.1 -0.5
10 Manufacture of food products 2020 February Nederland 4.7 66.5 4.0 0.7
10 Manufacture of food products 2020 March Nederland 3.4 66.8 4.6 -1.3
10 Manufacture of food products 2020 April Nederland 5.1 50.3 19.5 -14.4
10 Manufacture of food products 2020 May Nederland 5.1 43.9 26.7 -21.6
10 Manufacture of food products 2020 June Nederland 4.4 47.9 21.8 -17.3
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020 January Nederland 0.8 95.8 3.4 -2.6
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020 February Nederland 0.0 92.0 0.0 0.0
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020 March Nederland 0.0 74.6 17.4 -17.4
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020 April Nederland 0.0 68.7 22.9 -22.9
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020 May Nederland 0.0 69.4 22.5 -22.5
19 Manufacture of coke and petroleum 2020 June Nederland 0.0 62.3 29.7 -29.7
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020 January Nederland 0.1 84.5 9.4 -9.3
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020 February Nederland 0.0 84.1 11.7 -11.7
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020 March Nederland 1.8 84.5 7.8 -6.0
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020 April Nederland 3.8 58.6 32.3 -28.5
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020 May Nederland 2.1 53.9 38.8 -36.8
20 Manufacture of chemicals 2020 June Nederland 1.4 48.3 44.4 -43.0
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020 January Nederland 5.3 71.0 2.2 3.1
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020 February Nederland 7.5 70.3 3.8 3.7
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020 March Nederland 3.4 71.0 7.0 -3.6
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020 April Nederland 5.9 50.2 24.5 -18.6
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020 May Nederland 3.7 45.4 31.5 -27.8
26 Manufacture of electronic products 2020 June Nederland 8.2 48.2 24.5 -16.4
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020 January Nederland 6.1 75.1 11.3 -5.2
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020 February Nederland 6.4 74.5 13.0 -6.6
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020 March Nederland 11.1 69.7 12.3 -1.2
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020 April Nederland 6.2 59.3 26.9 -20.8
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020 May Nederland 5.9 51.9 34.3 -28.5
28 Manufacture of machinery n.e.c. 2020 June Nederland 5.8 52.6 35.1 -29.3
Source: CBS.
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Table description


The purpose of this table is to provide current information on the opinions of Dutch producers about performance, expectations and assessment concerning their enterprises. The survey covers enterprises in commercial services, retail trade and manufacturing industry. The Business sentiment survey makes it possible to indicate turning points
in sentiment at an early stage. In this way a change in the trend of economic activity of Dutch companies is available at a early stage. The questions put to the companies relate to production,sales, prices, orders, stocks, investment, competitiveness,economic climate, workforce and the factors limiting production. In answering the questions relating to developments in the past three months and expectations for the next tree months, the enterpreneurs are asked for a comparison with the preceding period of three months.
This publication is created using co-financing by the European Commission.

Status of the figures: All data are definite.

Data available from Services: April 1992
Data available from Retail Trade: May 2008
Data available from Industry: February 1989

Changes as of 29 November 2021:
Figures of November 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
December 2021 figures are expected to be published on 30 December 2021.

Description topics

Orders (intake and placed)
The weighted response rates to the questions:
- "The value of the total orders received in the last three months
increased, remained unchanged or decreased? '.
- "The value of the orders we expect to place with suppliers in the next
three months will increase, remain unchanged or decrease? "
- "The total order book shows - during normal working hours - .. months
of work? "
- "The total order position, we assess, given the time of year
as (too) large, normal or (too) small? "
- "The foreign order books, we assess, given the time of the years,
as (too) large, normal or (too) small? "
The order book is presented as an index (September 2011 = 100),
representing the number of months of work in hand, including any work
for bringing the stocks up to an appropriate level.
Assessment order position export orders
Weighted response rates to the question:
- "The total order position for export orders, we assess, given the time
of year as large, normal or small? "
Position export orders large
Weighted response rate of producers who consider, the level of export
orders, given the time of year, as large.
Position export orders is normal
Weighted response rate of producers who consider, the level of export
orders, given the time of year, as normal.
Position export orders (too) small
Weighted response rate of producers who consider, the level of export
orders, given the time of year, as small.
Balance assessment export orders
The weighted response rate of producers indicating that the export
order position is large, minus the rate of business who consider
it is small. This balance represents, compared to the previous balances,
the current assessment of satisfaction of the producers about their
export order books.