Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. June 2019 has two working days less than June 2018. According to the CBS Investment Radar, conditions for investments in the Netherlands are less favourable in August 2019 than they were in June 2019.
Investment climate less favourable in August than in June
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 August than it was in June. This is mainly because manufacturers are less positive about their order positions.