Investment data are not adjusted for calendar effects. February 2016 had one working day more than February 2015. According to Statistics Netherlands’ Investment Radar, the investment climate in the Netherlands is slightly more positive in March and April than in February.
Investments up in residential property and airplanes
Investments in residential property were again higher in February than one year previously. Investments in airplanes also grew considerably. Investments in infrastructural projects and machinery were also up.
Investment climate slightly more favourable in April
According to the Statistics Netherlands’ Investment Radar, the investment climate in the Netherlands is slightly more favourable in April than in February. The situation on the sales markets and on the financial markets is a relevant factor for the investment climate in general. In April, the Investment Radar shows that the growth of exports on an annual basis improved compared to February.
The numbers in this publication are provisional and can be adjusted.