Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. July 2018 has one working day more than July 2017. According to the CBS Investment Radar, the investment climate in the Netherlands in September is less favourable than in July.
Investment climate less favourable
Every month, CBS publishes updates on the investment climate in the CBS Investment Radar. Relevant circumstances for the investment climate include the situation on the sales and financial markets. Although the Radar indicators show a strong correlation with investments in fixed assets, improved circumstances are not necessarily translated into increased growth in investments.
According to the CBS Investment Radar, the investment climate in the Netherlands is less favourable in September than in July. This is mainly because Dutch manufacturers were less optimistic about their order positions. Also the year-on-year growth of the goods exports was smaller and consumer confidence dropped.
The figures in this publication are provisional and can be adjusted.