Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. October 2018 has one working day more than October 2017. According to the CBS Investment Radar, the investment climate in the Netherlands in December is less favourable than in October.
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Investment climate less favourable in December than in October
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 December than in October. This is mainly because the year-on-year development of Dutch share prices was less positive and consumer confidence dropped.