Prices

Prices

Inflation rate up to 1.7 percent in July

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.7 percent higher in July than in the same month last year.

House prices 7.6 percent higher in June

In June 2020, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.6 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices over 5 percent down in June

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 5.4 percent down in June 2020 year-on-year.

Consumer prices Caribbean Netherlands down in Q2 2020

In the second quarter of 2020, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 1.4 percent cheaper than one year previously. Prices also decreased on St Eustatius and Saba, by 1.3 percent and 1.1 percent year-on-year respectively.

Inflation rate up to 1.6 percent in June

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.6 percent higher in June than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices 8 percent down in May

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 8.0 percent down in May 2020 year-on-year.

House prices almost 8 percent higher in May

IIn May 2020, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.7 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer price increase remains at 1.2 percent in May

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.2 percent higher in May than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices over 8 percent down in April

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 8.2 percent down in April 2020 year-on-year.

House prices over 7 percent higher in April

In April 2020, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average over 7.0 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Less rapid consumer price increase in April

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.2 percent higher in April than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices almost 4 percent down in March

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 3.8 percent down in March 2020 year-on-year.

Sharpest drop in motor fuel prices since 2008

In March 2020, when the COVID-19 crisis erupted in the Netherlands, pump prices of motor fuels dropped by 6.1 percent on average relative to the previous month.

Consumer prices on Bonaire 1.0 percent up in Q1 2020

In Q1 2020, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 1.0 percent more expensive than one year previously.

House prices 7 percent higher in March

In March 2020, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.0 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Less rapid consumer price increase in March

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.4 percent higher in March than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices almost 1 percent up in February

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 0.9 percent up in February 2020 year-on-year.

House prices 6.6 percent higher in February

In February 2020, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 6.6 percent higher than in the same month one year previously.

Consumer prices rising less rapidly

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.6 percent higher in February than in the same month last year.

Energy bill 170 euros lower this year

Based on price levels in January 2020, this year’s average annual domestic energy bill for households will amount to 1,574 euros. This is 170 euros less than in January 2019, with consumption remaining constant.

Manufacturing output prices over 2 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 2.1 percent up in January year-on-year.

House prices 6.3 percent higher in January

In January 2020, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 6.3 percent higher than in the same month one year previously.

Consumer price increase drops from 2.7 to 1.8 percent

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.8 percent higher in January than in the same month last year. In December, prices of consumer goods and services were up by 2.7 percent year-on-year.

Manufacturing output prices almost 3 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were on average 2.6 percent up in December 2019 year-on-year.

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House prices 6.5 percent higher in December

In December 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 6.5 percent higher than in the same month one year previously.

Fastest rise in consumer prices since 2003

Consumer prices in the Netherlands rose by 2.6 percent on average relative to the previous year. This is the largest increase since 2003.

Consumer prices 2.7 percent up in December

The consumer price index (CPI) was 27 percent higher in December than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices unchanged

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products in November 2019 were on average the same as in November 2018 year-on-year.

House prices almost 6 percent higher in November

In November 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 5.8 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices 2.6 percent up in November

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.6 percent higher in November than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices down

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products decreased by 1.6 percent year-on-year in October 2019.

House prices over 6 percent higher in October

In October 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 6.3 percent higher than in the same month last year.

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Consumer prices 2.7 percent up in October

The consumer price index (CPI) was 27 percent higher in October than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices down again

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products decreased by 0.7 percent year-on-year in September 2019.

House prices over 6 percent higher in September

In September 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 6.1 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Prices on Bonaire 1.2 percent up

In Q3 2019, consumer prices on Bonaire were 1.2 percent higher than one year previously. Prices also rose on St Eustatius and Saba, by 0.7 percent and 0.3 percent year-on-year respectively.

Consumer prices 2.6 percent up in September

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.6 percent higher in September than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices down in August

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products decreased by 0.8 percent year-on-year in August 2019. Prices were down for the first time in three years.

House prices almost 6 percent higher in August

In August 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 5.7 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices 2.8 percent up in August

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.8 percent higher in August than in the same month one year previously.

Rent increase 2.5 percent in 2019

Rental property prices were on average 2.5 percent higher in July 2019 than one year previously. Rents in the social housing sector set by housing corporations rose by 2.0 percent.

Manufacturing output prices hardly changed

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 0.1 percent up in July 2019 year-on-year.

House prices 7 percent higher in July

In July 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.0 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices 2.5 percent up in July

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.5 percent higher in July than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices slightly up in June

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 0.3 percent up in June 2019 year-on-year.

House prices almost 7 percent higher in June

In June 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 6.9 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices on Bonaire 1.1 percent up

In Q2 2019, consumer goods and services on Bonaire were 1.1 percent more expensive than one year previously.

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Food prices rise at fastest rate in ten years

Food prices rose by 3.8 percent in May 2019, effectively the fastest rise in food prices over the past decade.

Consumer prices 2.7 percent up in June

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.7 percent higher in June than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices 2 percent up in May

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 2 percent up in May 2019 year-on-year.

House prices 7.2 percent higher in May

In May 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.2 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices 2.4 percent up in May

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.4 percent higher in April than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices 3.2 percent up in April

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 3.2 percent up in April 2019 year-on-year.

House prices 7.7 percent higher in April

In April 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.7 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices 2.9 percent up in April

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.9 percent higher in March than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices 2.5 percent up in March

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 2.5 percent up in March 2019 year-on-year.

Consumer price increase on Bonaire slows down

In Q1 2019, consumer prices on Bonaire were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously. Prices also rose on St Eustatius and Saba, by 0.7 percent and 0.6 percent year-on-year respectively.

House prices 7.7 percent higher in March

In March 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.7 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Dutch prices show steepest rise within the eurozone

In March 2019, consumer prices in the Netherlands rose twice as fast as the rate across the eurozone. The gap between Dutch and eurozone CPI-based inflation has widened

New-build own homes over 11 percent up in price

In Q4 2018, prices of new-build homes were 11.3 percent up year-on-year. Existing homes went up in price by 9.0 percent. This resulted in an average price increase in owner-occupied homes of 9.3 percent.

Consumer prices 2.8 percent up in March

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.8 percent higher in March than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices over 2 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 2.1 percent up in February 2019 year-on-year.

House prices 7.5 percent higher in February

In February 2019, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.5 percent higher than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices 2.6 percent up in February

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.6 percent higher in February than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices over 1 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 1.2 percent up in January 2019 year-on-year.

House prices almost 9 percent higher in January

In December 2018, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.4 percent higher than in the same month in 2017.

Consumer prices 2.2 percent up in January

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.2 percent higher in January than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices almost 1 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 0.6 percent up in December 2018 year-on-year.

House prices over 8 percent higher in December

In December 2018, prices of owner-occupied dwellings (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.4 percent higher than in the same month in 2017.

End of post-Irma consumer price increase

In Q4 2018, consumer prices on Saba were back at the level of one year previously. This brought an end to the price increases recorded after Hurricane Irma in Q4 2017.

Similar development of public transport and car costs

Price developments in public transport were virtually on a par with developments in car costs between 2009 and November 2018. In this period, the cost of both types of transport rose more rapidly than average consumer prices.

Consumer prices 1.7 percent up in 2018

Consumer prices rose by 1.7 percent on average in 2018 relative to the previous year.

Consumer prices 2.0 percent up in December

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.0 percent higher in December than in the same month one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices almost 3 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were almost 3 percent up in November 2018 year-on-year.

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Consumer prices 2.0 percent up in November

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2 percent higher in November than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices over 5 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were over 5 percent up in October 2018 year-on-year.

Consumer prices 2.1 percent up in October

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.1 percent higher in October than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices almost 5 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were almost 5 percent up in September 2018 year-on-year.

House prices over 9 percent higher in September

In August 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 9.3 percent higher than in the same month last year

Price rise on Bonaire and Saba higher than on Statia

In Q3 2018, consumer prices on Bonaire were 3.5 percent higher than one year previously. Prices also rose on St Eustatius and Saba, by 1.1 and by 4.4 percent year-on-year respectively.

Consumer prices 1.9 percent up in September

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.9 percent higher in September than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices over 5 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were over 5 percent up in August 2018 year-on-year.

House prices over 9 percent higher in August

In August 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 9.3 percent higher than in the same month last year

Consumer prices 2.3 percent up in August

The consumer price index (CPI) was 2.3 percent higher in August than in the same month last year, the highest increase in almost five years.

Manufacturing output prices over 5 percent up in July

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were over 5 percent up in July 2018 year-on-year.

House prices 9 percent higher in July

In July 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 9.0 percent higher than in the same month last year. House prices also were at an all-time high.

Manufacturing output prices 5 percent up in June

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 5 percent up in June 2018 year-on-year.

Consumer prices on Bonaire increase less rapidly

In Q2 2018, consumer prices in the Caribbean Netherlands increased less rapidly than in the previous quarter.

Consumer prices 1.7 percent up in June

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.7 percent higher in June than in the same month last year.

Consumer prices up more sharply in May

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.7 percent higher in May than in the same month last year.

Meat prices: sharpest rise since 2001

In 2017 consumer prices for meat rose by 3.8 percent. Poultry meat, pork, beef and veal, sheep and goat meat, processed meat

House prices almost 9 percent higher in April

In April 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.8 percent higher.

Consumer prices 0.9 percent up in April

The consumer price index was 0.9 percent higher in April than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices almost 1 percent up

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 0.7 percent up in March 2018 year-on-year.

Sharp increase in consumer prices on Bonaire

In Q1 2018, consumers on Bonaire paid 3.8 percent more for goods and services than one year previously. Prices rose year-on-year by 2.9 percent on Saba and by 2.0 percent on St Eustatius.

House prices 8.6 percent higher in March

In March 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.6 percent higher.

Consumer price increase lower in March

The consumer price index was 1.0 percent higher in March than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices slightly up in February

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 0.3 percent up in February 2018 year-on-year.

House prices 9.5 percent higher in February

In February 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 9.5 percent higher.

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Consumer prices 1.2 percent up in February

The consumer price index was 1.2 percent higher in February than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices up by over 1 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 1.2 percent up in January 2018 year-on-year.

House prices almost 9 percent higher in January

In January 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.8 percent higher.

Consumer prices 1.5 percent up in January

The consumer price index was 15 percent higher in January than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices up by almost 3 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 2.8 percent up in December 2017 year-on-year.

Substantial price increase on Saba

In Q4 2017, consumer prices on Saba were 2.5 percent up over one year previously.

House prices more than 8 percent higher in December

In December 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.2 percent higher.

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Consumer prices 1.4 percent up in 2017

The consumer price index rose by 1.4 percent on average in 2017 on the previous year.

Consumer prices 1.3 percent up in December

The consumer price index was 1.3 percent higher in December than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices up by 5 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 5 percent up in November 2017 year-on-year.

House prices more than 8 percent higher again

In November 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 8.2 percent higher.

Consumer prices 1.5 percent up in November

The consumer price index was 1.5 percent higher in November than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices up by 3.5 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 3.5 percent up in October 2017 year-on-year.

Largest house price increase since early 2002

In October 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 8.2 percent higher.

Consumer prices 1.3 percent up in October

The consumer price index was 1.3 percent higher in October than in the same month last year.

Manufacturing output prices up by nearly 5 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were nearly 5 percent up in September 2017 year-on-year.

House prices over 7 percent higher in September

In September 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.3 percent higher.

Prices St Eustatius up 2.1 percent

In Q3 2017, consumer prices on St Eustatius were 2.1 percent higher.

Consumer prices 1.5 percent up in September

The consumer price index was 1.5 percent higher in September than in September 2016.

Manufacturing output prices up by over 4 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were over 4 percent up in August 2017 year-on-year.

House prices nearly 8 percent higher

In August 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.8 percent higher.

Consumer prices 1.4 percent up in August

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.4 percent higher in August than in August 2016.

Manufacturing output prices up by almost 3 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products in July 2017 were almost 3 percent up year-on-year.

House prices nearly 8 percent higher

Prices of owner-occupied houses were almost 8 percent higher in July 2017 than in July last year.

Consumer prices 1.3 percent up in July

The Dutch consumer price index (CPI) was 1.3 percent higher in July 2017 than in July 2016.

Manufacturing output prices up by 3 percent

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 3 percent up in June 2017 from the same month last year.

House prices 8 percent higher

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 8 percent higher in June 2017 than in June last year.

Manufacturing prices almost 6 percent higher

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were almost 6 percent up in May 2017 from last year.

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House prices 7.8 percent higher

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.8 percent higher in May 2017 than in May last year.

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Manufacturing prices more than 9 percent higher

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were more than 9 percent up in April 2017.

House prices 7.4 percent higher

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.4 percent higher in April 2017 than in April last year.

Price increase manufacturing almost 10 percent

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were almost 10 percent up in March 2017 from last year.

Largest house price increase in 15 years

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.3 percent higher in March 2017.

Inflation rate slips to 1.1 percent

The Dutch consumer price index (CPI) slipped to 1.1 percent in March.

Largest price increase manufacturing in 5 years

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 9.5 percent up in January.

Inflation rate Caribbean Netherlands still low

Inflation on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba has hovered around zero percent for nearly two years.

Year-on-year house prices 6 percent up in November

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 6.0 percent higher in November 2016 than in November 2015.

Manufacturing prices up for the first time in two years

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 1.5 percent up in October 2016 on a year-on-year basis.

Higher inflation on Bonaire and Saba

Inflation rose on Bonaire and Saba, but fell to -1.0 percent.on St Eustatius.

Largest house price increase in 14 years

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 6.0 percent higher in August 2016 than in August 2015.

Inflation rate up to 0.2 percent

Price developments (inflation) in the Netherlands according to the CPI

Manufacturing prices continue to fall

Output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 5.8 percent down in July 2016 from July 2015.

Largest house price increase in almost twelve years

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 4.9 percent higher in July 2016 than in July 2015.

Highest house price increase in almost nine years

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 4.6 percent higher in June 2016 than in June 2015.

House prices vary considerably by region

Across all regions, prices of owner-occupied dwellings were higher in Q2 2016 than in Q2 2015.

Price drop manufacturing output again more substantial

Output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were down by 8.1 percent in April 2016.

Manufacturing prices falling more rapidly

Output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 7.4 percent down in March

Highest house price increase in 8 years

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 4.3 percent higher in March 2016 than in March 2015.

Price increase on all islands in Caribbean Netherlands

The average price level in the Caribbean Netherlands has risen in Q1 2016 compared to a year ago.

Inflation rate stable in March

On a year-on-year basis, the CPI inflation rate in the Netherlands was 0.6 percent in March.

Manufacturing output prices below last year’s level

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), confidence among Dutch manufacturers improved in March.

February's inflation rate the same as in January

According to the consumer price index (CPI), the inflation rate in the Netherlands was 0.6 percent in February. In January consumer prices were also 0.6 percent up from one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices again below last year's level

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 4.1 percent lower in January 2016 than in January 2015. In December 2015 year-on-year prices were 5 percent down. Over the past months prices have fallen less rapidly.

Highest year-on-year house price increase in almost 8 years

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 4.1 percent higher in January 2016 than in January 2015. This is the most substantial year-on-year price increase in almost 8 years, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office.

January's inflation rate marginally lower

January’s inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.6 percent. In December consumer prices were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously.

Manufacturing output prices below last year's level

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 5 percent down in December 2015 from December 2014. This time too, the crude oil price and prices of petroleum derivatives had plummeted. Year-on-year oil prices fell less rapidly in December than in November.

Year-on-year prices owner-occupied houses rise by more than 3 percent

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.2 percent higher in December 2015 than in December 2014. Year-on-year prices rose less rapidly than in the previous month, when the most substantial price increase in 7.5 years was recorded.

Residential property prices increased most in North Holland

In the last quarter of 2015, residential property prices in all Dutch provinces were up from one year previously. The highest increase was in the province of North Holland with 6.1 percent, partly due to sharply rising property prices in the city of Amsterdam. Looking back over 2015, owner-occupied houses in the Netherlands were on average 2.8 percent more expensive than in 2014.

Inflation rate in the Caribbean Netherlands still negative

On the basis of the consumer price index (CPI), Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the inflation rates on the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands were all negative in Q4 2015. The rates on Bonaire and St Eustatius were negative in all quarters of 2015; the rate on Saba has been negative over the past six months and the average rate over the entire year 2015 is also negative, although only just.

average inflation rate over 2015 lowest since 1987

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the inflation rate over 2015 averaged 0.6 percent, the lowest increase in consumer prices since 1987. Falling oil prices in particular kept inflation low.

Inflation rate stable in December

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the CPI inflation rates in November and December 2015 were 0.7 percent higher than in the same months in 2014. The rate over the entire year 2015 averaged 0.6 percent.

Manufacturing output prices below last year's level

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 6.9 percent down in November 2015 from November 2014. In October this year, prices were 8.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely linked to oil prices. Year-on-year oil prices fell by less in November than in October.

Dutch house prices nearly 4 percent up from one year previously

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.8 percent higher in November 2015 than in November 2014. This is the most substantial year-on-year price increase in 7.5 years

Inflation rate marginally up

According to the consumer price index (CPI), Dutch inflation over November was 0.7 percent. In the two preceding months, consumer prices were 0.6 percent up from one year previously. Petrol prices drove inflation up, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS).

Manufacturing output prices far below last year's level

In October 2015, output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.7 percent down from October 2014. In September this year, prices were 9.1 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are strongly linked to oil prices

Dutch house prices more than 3 percent higher than one year previously

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.4 percent higher in October 2015 than in October 2014.The year-on-year price increase is about equal to the increase in September, when the highest increase in more than 7 years was recorded. Since June of 2013, the price trend for owner-occupied houses has been slightly upwards.

Inflation rate marginally up

According to the consumer price index (CPI), Dutch inflation over October was 0.7 percent. In September, consumer prices were 0.6 percent up from one year previously. Petrol and airline ticket prices drove inflation up.

manufacturing output prices far below last year's level

In September 2015, output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 9.1 percent down from September 2014. In August this year, prices were 8.1 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are strongly linked to oil prices.

Consumer prices on Saba and St Eustatius 10 and 7 percent higher than on Bonaire

In 2015, consumer prices on Saba and St Eustatius are 10 and 7 percent higher than on Bonaire. The previous price level survey was conducted in 2010. Consumer prices on Saba and St Eustatius were then respectively 8 and 2 percent higher than on Bonaire for the average basket of consumer products. Consumer prices are highest on Saba

Most substantial year-on-year house price increase in more than 7 years

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.5 percent higher in September 2015 than in September 2014, the highest year-on-year price increase since April 2008, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office.

Most substantial price increase recorded in Amsterdam

In the third quarter of 2015, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) rose most rapidly in Amsterdam. In the other three major Dutch cities and in eleven provinces, house prices were also higher than one year previously.

Negative inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands

Inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) on all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands was negative in the third quarter of 2015. Inflation was already negative on Bonaire and St Eustatius in the first two quarters of this year. This quarter was the first time that inflation was negative on Saba.

Inflation further down to 0.6 percent

According to the consumer price index (CPI), inflation was 0.6 percent in September. Statistics Netherlands reports that in August consumer prices were 0.8 percent higher than one year previously.  Petrol price developments had a considerable downward effect on inflation, although the rate is still higher than in January, when the lowest level in 27 years was recorded.

selling prices manufacturing industry below last year's level

In August 2015, output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.1 percent down from August 2014. In July this year, prices were 5.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely related to oil prices.

Year-on-year house prices up again

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.5 percent higher in August 2015 than in August 2014.

Inflation down to 0.8 percent

The Dutch inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.8 percent in August, versus 1.0 percent in July. The decline was due mainly to the price developments in clothing and petrol.

Selling prices manufacturing industry further down

In July 2015, prices of Dutch manufactured products were 6.0 percent down from July 2014. In June, prices had been 5.4 percent below the level of twelve months previously.

Year-on-year house prices up in July

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.7 percent higher in July 2015 than in July 2014. Residential property prices have risen modestly since the summer of 2013, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office.

Dutch inflation rate stable at 1 percent

Statistics Netherlands reports that Dutch inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 1.0 percent in July, just as in June.

year-on-year selling prices manufacturing industry further down

In June 2015, prices of Dutch manufactured products were 5.4 percent down from June 2014. In May this year, prices were 4.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely related to oil prices.

Dutch house prices up in June, highest price increase recorded in Amsterdam

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.6 percent higher in June 2015 than in June 2014. House prices have been above the level of the same month in the preceding year for more than twelve months now. The most substantial price increase was recorded in Amsterdam.

Inflation Caribbean Netherlands declines further

According to figures released today by Statistics Netherlands, inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) on all three islands of Caribbean Netherlands was down further in the second quarter of 2015. On Bonaire and St Eustatius inflation was actually negative for the second quarter in a row.

Dutch inflation down slightly

As reported today by Statistics Netherlands, Dutch inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) fell to 1.0 per cent in June. Consumer prices went up by 1.1 percent in May. Inflation rates fall for the first time since January following the sharp increase in May.

Lower year-on-year selling prices in manufacturing industry

In May 2015, prices of Dutch manufactured products were 5.0 percent down from May 2014. In April this year, prices were 5.6 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely related to oil prices.

Dutch house prices higher in May than in May last year

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new construction, were on average 2.6 percent higher in May 2015 than in May 2014. House prices have been above the level of the corresponding month in the previous year for over a year.

May holiday creates inflation peak

Statistics Netherlands reported today that Dutch inflation in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 1.1 percent in May, i.e. the highest level in the last 7 months. The price increase in April was 0.6 percent.

Lower year-on-year selling prices in manufacturing

In April 2015, retail prices of Dutch manufactured products were 6.1 down percent from April 2014. In March this year, prices were 6.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously.

Dutch house prices up in April on a year ago

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.3 percent higher in April 2015 than in April 2014. House prices have been above the level of the corresponding month of the previous year for just over 12 months.

Inflation rises for third month in a row

According to the most recent figures from Statistics Netherlands, Dutch inflation in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 0.6 percent in April.

Lower year-on-year selling prices in manufacturing

In March 2015, selling prices of Dutch manufactured products were down 6.9 percent on March 2014. In February 2015 prices were 8.8 percent lower than twelve months before.

House prices in March again above the level of the same month last year

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.7 percent higher in March 2015 than in March 2014.

Inflation in Caribbean Netherlands down again

Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) continued to fall in the first quarter of 2015. On Bonaire and St Eustatius inflation was even negative. This is the first time since inflation has been measured in the Caribbean Netherlands that inflation on the islands was negative.

Inflation rate further up

According to the consumer price index (CPI), inflation in the Netherlands climbed to 0.4 percent in March. In February the consumer price increase was 0.2 percent. Statistics Netherlands announced today that - after a substantial decline in January - inflation rose for the second month in a row.

Year-on-year selling prices manufacturing industry further down

In February 2015, selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.8 percent down from February 2014. In January 2015, prices were 10.6 percent down from twelve months previously.

Dutch house prices further up in February

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.4 percent higher in February 2015 than in February 2014.

Selling prices manufacturing industry further down

In January 2015, selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 10.7 percent down from January 2014. In December 2014, prices were 8.0 percent down from twelve months previously.

Dutch house prices up in January

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new construction, were on average 2.1 percent higher in January 2015 than in January 2014. Year-on-year house prices have been higher than one year previously for ten months now.

considerable price drop manufacturing industry

Selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.0 percent down in December from December 2013. In November, prices were 3.7 percent down from twelve months previously. According to Statistics Netherlands, prices of manufactured products are seriously affected by price developments on the oil market.

Prices owner-occupied residential property up in 2014

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.0 percent higher in December 2014 than in December 2013. House prices have been higher than twelve months previously for nine months now.

Inflation Caribbean Netherlands down in fourth quarter 2014

Statistics Netherlands announced today that inflation has fallen on the three islands collectively referred to as Caribbean Netherlands. The rate on Bonaire fell from 1.5 to 0.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, mainly as a result of price developments for clothes and petrol.

inflation rate 2014 lowest in more than 25 years

Statistics Netherlands announced today that the average inflation rate over the year 2014 was 1 percent. The price increase for products and services Dutch consumers bought last year is the smallest increase in more than 25 years.

Inflation in December down to lowest level in more than 5 years

The inflation fell from 1.0 percent in November to 0.7 percent in December, the lowest level since October 2009.

Prices manufacturing industry continue to fall

Selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 3.7 percent down in November from November 2013. In October, prices were 2.1 percent down from twelve months previously. According to Statistics Netherlands,prices of manufactured products are seriously affected by price developments on the oil market.

Year-on-year Dutch house prices rising for more than six months

Prices of own homes, excluding new construction, were on average 2.3 percent higher in November 2014 than in November 2013. Year-on-year house prices have been higher than twelve months previously for more than six months now.

inflation falls slightly

According to figures released today Dutch inflation fell to 1 percent in November, from 1.1 percent in October.

Prices manufacturing industry continue to fall

Selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 2.1percent down in October from October 2013. In September, prices were 1.7 percent down from twelve months previously.

Dutch house prices up for more than six months

Prices of own homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.2 percent higher in October 2014 than in October 2013. The price increase in October was marginally higher than in September.

Prices manufacturing industry continue to fall

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 1.7 percent down in September 2014 from September 2013. In August, prices were 1.4 percent down from twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are seriously affected by oil prices developments.

Dutch house prices continue to rise

Prices of own homes, excluding new construction, were on average 1.7 percent higher in September 2014 than in September 2013. This is the same increase as in August, and the sixth consecutive monthly year-on-year increase.

Inflation down on Bonaire, but up on Saba and St Eustatius

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, inflation on Bonaire was 1.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014. This is lower than the 2.2 percent measured in the second quarter. Prices of clothes and mobile telephony tempered inflation on Bonaire. On St Eustatius and Saba, on the other hand, inflation rose strongly: to 3.4 percent and 2.6 percent respectively. Higher food prices pushed up inflation on these two islands.

Inflation below 1 percent again

Inflation in the Netherlands fell to 0.9 percent in September. In August it was still 1 percent.

Manufacturing prices lower

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, selling prices of Dutch manufactured products were 1.3 percent lower in August 2014 than in August 2013.

Dutch house prices up again

Prices of owner-occupied homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 1.7 percent higher in August 2014 than in August 2013. This was the fifth month in a row with increasing year-on-year prices.

Residential property rents 9 percent up since introduction new rent policy

Residential property rents were raised by an average of 4.4 percent in July 2014. High-income tenants living in dwellings intended to provide affordable housing for low-income households faced the most substantial rent increase.

Inflation rate marginally up to 1 percent

In August, the inflation rate rose to 1 percent. In July, the rate stood at 0.9 percent.

Manufacturing prices marginally lower

In July, selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.7 percent below the level of July 2013. In June, prices were 0.3 percent up from twelve months previously. Prior to the increase in June, prices of manufactured products had fallen continually for a long period of time.

Dutch house prices up for the fourth month in a row

Prices of owner-occupied homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 1.9 percent higher in July 2014 than in July 2013. This was the fourth month in a row with increasing year-on-year prices.Dutch house prices up for the fourth month in a row

Inflation rate still below 1 percent

The inflation rate was 0.9 percent in July 2014, i.e. the same as in June. For the third consecutive month, the average year-on-year increase in consumer prices was below 1 percent.

Prices day trips substantially up

Prices of day trips have risen by a quarter over the period July 2009-July 2014. Entrance fees for cinemas, theatres, zoos and amusement parks, but transport costs too, have risen considerably. Prices for eating out have risen less rapidly.

Modest increase manufacturing prices

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.4 percent up in June 2014 from June 2013. For the first time since more than a year, prices of manufactured products are higher than twelve months previously.

Dutch house prices also up in June

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.2 percent higher in June 2014 than in June 2013. This was the third month in a row with increasing year-on-year prices.

Prices frequent purchases rise less rapidly than prices infrequent purchases

Prices of frequently bought goods and services have increased less rapidly since July 2013 than prices of goods and services Dutch consumers buy only rarely. In the prior four years the situation was the other way round.

Inflation marginally up

The inflation rate over June 2014 was 0.9 percent, i.e. marginally higher than in May.

Inflation rate Caribbean Netherlands further up

The inflation rate in the Caribbean Netherlands increased substantially in the second quarter of 2014, just as in the first quarter. Following a period of extremely high inflation in 2011, the rate began to slow down in 2012, but picked up again during the first six months of this year.

Manufacturing prices fall less rapidly

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.5 percent lower in May 2014 than in May 2013. Prices of manufactured products have been down from twelve months previously for well over a year now, but price differences have become smaller in recent months.

Dutch house prices 1.4 percent up

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions were on average 1.4 percent higher in May 2014 than in May 2013. In April 2014, the first year-on-year price increase (0.1 percent) in 5 years was recorded.

Private sector companies have to pay higher prices for natural gas

The natural gas price for private sector companies was raised considerably over the last three years. Companies with a small to medium-sized consumption level faced the most substantial price increase. The price increase in this category is mainly caused by changes in tax legislation.

Inflation remains low

Today, Statistics Netherlands announced that the Dutch inflation rate was 0.8 percent in May. After going up in April, the rate is now back at the level of March. Cheaper holidays and food products contributed to the lower inflation rate. Motor fuel prices rose in May.

Manufacturing prices fall less rapidly

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.8 percent lower in April 2014 than in April 2013. In February and March, prices of manufactured products were respectively 2.9 and 2.7 percent down from twelve months previously.

Dutch house prices 0.1 percent up

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions were on average 0.1 percent higher in April 2014 than in April 2013. This is the first price increase in 5 years.

inflation rate up due to motor fuels and holidays

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, the inflation rate rose to 1.2 percent in April after three months of decline.

Manufacturing prices decrease again

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.6 percent lower in March 2014 than in March 2013. In February, prices of manufactured products were 2.8 percent down. Prices of manufactured products have been below the level of one year previously for more than twelve months now.

Dutch house prices 2.1 percent down in March

Existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.1 percent cheaper in March 2014 than in March 2013, versus 1.7 percent in February 2014 relative to February 2013.

Inflation Caribbean Netherlands rises

Inflation was up on all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands in the first quarter of 2014. On Bonaire it was 1.3 percent, on St Eustatius 2.5 percent and on Saba 1.4 percent.

Inflation rate down to 0.8 percent

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), March’s inflation rate eased further to 0.8 percent, the lowest level since June 2010. In February, consumer prices were on average 1.1 percent higher than one year previously.

Manufacturing prices still below the level of one year previously

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 3.0 percent lower in February 2014 than in February 2013. In January, prices of manufactured products were 2.2 percent down.

Dutch house prices down by 1.7 percent

Existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 1.7 percent cheaper in February 2014 than in February 2013. This year-on-year price drop was more substantial than in January when house prices fell by 0.5 percent.

Inflation continues to fall

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation fell further in February 2014 to 1.1 percent. In January, consumer prices were on average 1.4 percent higher than one year previously. Inflation fell by 0.3 percentage points for the second month in a row.

Manufacturing prices below the level of one year previously

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.2 percent lower in January 2014 than in January 2013. In December, prices of manufactured products were 1.7 percent down. Prices of manufactured products have been below the level of one year previously for nearly one year now.

Prices existing owner-occupied houses somewhat lower than one year previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 0.5 percent lower in January 2014 than in January 2013. The price drop relative to one year previously is less substantial than in in December, when residential property prices fell by 3.8 percent.

Inflation down

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation fell to 1.4 percent in January 2014, the lowest level since June 2010. In December 2013

Factory gate prices manufacturing industry down from one year previously

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 1.7 percent lower in December 2013 than in December 2012. The price fall was less substantial than in November, when manufactured products were 2.7 percent cheaper.

House prices in December 3.7 percent down from one year previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 3.7 percent lower in December 2013 than in December 2012. The price drop relative to one year previously is less substantial than in in November, when residential property prices fell by 4.7 percent. Although prices of existing owner-occupied homes were still below the level of the same month last year, the price level has remained fairly stable over the past six months.

Inflation rate down on Bonaire and Saba, up on St Eustatius

Bonaire’s inflation rate over the fourth quarter of 2013 was 1.2 percent, i.e. considerably below the level recorded in the third quarter.

Price rises mainly due to changes in tax legislation

The considerable price rises in 2013 were mainly caused by changes in tax legislation. The price of rolling tobacco and stamps increased most rapidly, whereas the price of telephones decreased most rapidly.

Inflation rate in December up to 1.7 percent

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that the inflation rate in December was 1.7 percent. In November, consumer prices were 1.5 percent higher than one year previously.

Fall in factory gate prices

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.8 percent lower in November 2013 than in November 2012. The price drop was smaller than in October, when manufactured products were 3.5 percent cheaper.

House prices nearly 5 percent lower than twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.7 percent lower in November 2013 than in November 2012. The price drop is more substantial than in the preceding month, when house prices fell by 4.0 percent.

Inflation marginally down to 1.5 percent

According to the most recent figures published by Statistics Netherlands, inflation fell marginally in November to 1.5 percent. In October, consumer prices were on average 1.6 percent higher than one year previously.

Manufacturing prices down

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 3.4 percent lower in October 2013 than in October 2012. Prices fell for the fourth consecutive month.

House prices 4 percent lower than one year earlier

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.0 percent lower in October 2013 than in October 2012. The price drop is slightly less substantial than in the preceding month.

Lowest inflation rate since November 2010

The latest figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that the inflation rate dropped to 1.6 percent in October, the lowest level since November 2010.

Manufacturing prices down

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.9 percent lower in September 2013 than in September 2012. In August, prices were 2.4 percent down from twelve months previously.

Utrecht house prices show smallest fall of four largest cities

Asking prices for homes for sale in the Netherlands were 4.5 percent lower on average in the third quarter of 2013 than twelve months previously. In Utrecht, prices were 2.0 percent lower, the smallest decrease of the four largest cities. The relative fall in the number of homes sold in Utrecht in the first three quarters of 2013 was larger than in The Hague, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Residential property prices more than 4 percent down from one year previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.1 percent lower in September 2013 than in September 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the preceding month, when house prices fell by 4.4 percent.

Inflation up on Bonaire and Saba

In the third quarter of 2013, inflation was 1.8 percent on Bonaire and 1.4 percent on Saba. These rates were higher than in the previous quarter. On St Eustatius, inflation was down slightly, at 1.7 percent.

Inflation rate further down to 2.4 percent

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, the inflation rate fell to 2.4 percent in September. The rate has not been this low during the past twelve months. In August, consumer prices were 2.8 percent up from one year previously.

Manufacturing prices down

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.3 percent lower in August 2013 than in August 2012. In the preceding two months, prices were approximately at the same level as one year previously.

Residential property prices more than 4 percent down from one year previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.4 percent lower in August 2013 than in August 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the preceding month.

Highest rent increase since 1994

Residential property rents were raised by an average of 4.7 percent in July 2013, the most substantial increase since 1994. Tenants in the highest income category in dwellings owned by social housing corporations faced the highest increase.

Inflation rate down to 2.8 percent

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that the inflation rate in August was 2.8 percent. In July, consumer prices were still 3.1 percent higher than one year previously.

Prices manufacturing industry fairly stable

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were approximately at the same level in July 2013 as in July 2012 (-0.1 percent). In June, manufacturing prices had also remained fairly stable relative to the same month last year.

House prices nearly 5 percent down from one year previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 5.0 percent lower in July 2013 than in July 2012. The price drop is much smaller than in the preceding month when house prices fell by 9.6 percent.

Inflation further up to 3.1 percent

The Dutch inflation rate climbed to 3.1 percent in July, the highest level since September 2008.

Prices manufacturing industry remain stable

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were the same in June 2013 as in June 2012. In the preceding three months, prices had continuously been below the level of twelve months previously.

Prices of detached houses falls by most

Prices of own homes were 8.5 percent lower on average in the second quarter of this year than in the same quarter last year. The price drop was largest for detached houses.

Houses nearly 10 percent cheaper in June than one year ago

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 9.6 percent lower in June 2013 than in June 2012. The price drop is more substantial than in the preceding month when house prices fell by 8.2 percent.

Inflation in Dutch Caribbean down again

Inflation on all three islands of the Dutch Caribbean fell further in the second quarter of 2013. On Bonaire it fell to 1.5 percent, on St Eustatius to 1.8 percent and on Saba to 1.0 percent. The largest decrease was on St Eustatius, where inflation is still the highest of the three islands.

Inflation rate rises to 2.9 percent

Dutch inflation rose to 2.9 percent in June. In May consumer prices were on average 2.8 percent higher than a year ago.

Manufacturing prices down

Selling prices in manufacturing industry were 1.5 percent lower in May 2013 than in May 2012. Prices have been lower than twelve months previously for three consecutive months now. This is predominantly due to prices of petroleum derivatives.

Food is relatively cheap in the Netherlands

Food is slightly cheaper in the Netherlands than the EU average. Cigarettes cost slightly more and alcohol slightly less than the EU average.

Houses 8 percent cheaper than a year ago

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 8.2 percent lower in May 2013 than in May 2012. The price drop is larger than in the previous month when house prices fell by 7.6 percent.

Inflation up to 2.8 percent

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, the inflation rate has risen to 2.8 percent in May. In April, consumer prices were on average 2.6 percent up from one year previously.

Cigarette prices doubled in past decade

In April 2013, the price of cigarettes was twice as high as a decade ago, mainly due to tax increases. Currently, taxes account for nearly three quarters of the price of a packet of cigarettes.

Manufacturing prices down

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.2 percent lower in April 2013 than in April 2012. In March, manufacturers charged 0.9 percent less for their products than twelve months previously. The decrease in both months is predominantly due to prices of petroleum derivatives.

House prices almost 8 percent down in April from twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 7.6 percent lower in April 2013 than in April 2012. The price drop is larger than in the previous month when house prices dropped by 7.0 percent.

Dutch producer prices rise more rapidly than EU average

Dutch producer prices have increased faster since mid-2009 than on average across the European Union (EU) and the Netherlands’ neighbouring countries. The chemical industry had a substantial effect on the stronger price developments in the Netherlands.

Inflation rate considerably down to 2.6 percent

The Dutch inflation rate fell substantially in April to 2.6 percent, reaching the lowest level over the past six months.

Manufacturing prices marginally down

Output prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.9 percent lower in March 2013 than in March 2012.

Prices existing owner-occupied houses down across all provinces in first quarter

Prices of owner-occupied dwellings were on average 8 percent lower in the first quarter of this year than in the first quarter of 2012. The price drop occurred across all provinces, but prices fell most in the western part of the country and in the province of Drenthe.

House prices 7 percent down in March from twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 7.0 percent lower in March 2013 than in March 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the previous month, when house prices dropped by 8.3 percent.

Bonaire inflation slightly down, substantial drop on St Eustatius and Saba

Inflation on Bonaire was 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, slightly down on the fourth quarter of 2012. On St Eustatius, inflation was 3.9 percent in the first quarter, on Saba it was 1.2 percent. Year-on-year price rises were much smaller on these two islands than in the fourth quarter of 2012. This was mainly the result of a reduction in electricity prices.

Inflation rate marginally down to 2.9 percent

The latest figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation fell marginally in March to 2.9 percent. In January and February, consumer prices were 3.0 percent up from one year previously.

Manufacturing prices slightly up on one year previously

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.3 percent higher in February 2013 than in February 2012. The price increase has become gradually less substantial in recent months.

Dutch inflation considerably above eurozone level

Since October 2012, the Netherlands is among the countries with the highest inflation in the eurozone. This is largely due to increases in VAT, insurance tax and energy tax rates effective since last year.

House prices more than 8 percent down from twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 8.3 percent lower in February 2013 than in February 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the previous month when the house prices were 9.6 percent lower.

Inflation rate stable at 3.0 percent

The latest figures show that inflation was stable in February. In January as well as in February, consumer prices were 3 percent up from one year previously

Dutch House prices fall by more than EU average

The average level of house prices in the European Union (EU) has been stable for three years, although there are great differences in price developments between the countries. In the Netherlands and Spain house prices have been falling since the financial crisis of 2008. In the United Kingdom house prices have recovered since then, while in Germany they were barely affected by the crisis.

Manufacturing prices marginally higher

Output prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.4 percent higher in January 2013 than in January 2012. The price increase was smaller than in December, when manufacturing prices were 2.0 percent up from twelve months previously.

House prices nearly 10 percent down from twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in January 2013 were on average 9.6 percent lower than in January 2012, the most substantial price drop relative to twelve months previously since the price index of existing residential property was first recorded in 1995.

Inflation rate climbs to 3.0 percent

January’s inflation rate climbed to 3.0 percent, the highest rate in more than four years.

Increase manufacturing prices slows down

Output prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 3 percent higher in December 2012 than in December 2011. The price increase was somewhat smaller than in November.

Inflation up on Bonaire, unchanged on St Eustatius and down on Saba

Inflation on Bonaire rose to 2.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. In the third quarter consumer prices were 2.3 percent higher than in the third quarter of 2011. On St Eustatius inflation remained unchanged at 4.6 percent. On Saba it fell from 3.0 to 2.4 percent.

House prices more than 6 percent down from twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in December 2012 were on average 6.3 percent lower than in December 2011. The price drop relative to one year previously is again less substantial than in the preceding month.

Higher bus and taxi fares, water and computers cheaper

Last year’s inflation rate averaged 2.5 percent. Motor fuel prices increased substantially. Consumer electronics and water became much cheaper. The average price increase of food products was 2.0 percent.

Dutch inflation slightly up in December

The Dutch inflation rose slightly in December, to 2.9 percent. This is 0.1 of a percent point higher than in November.

Manufacturing prices more than 3 percent up

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were more than 3 percent higher in November 2012 than in November 2011. In August, September and October, prices increased by just over 4 percent.

House prices nearly 7 percent down from twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in November 2012 were on average 6.8 percent lower than in November 2011. The price drop is less substantial than in the previous four months.

Inflation rate marginally down to 2.8 percent

The inflation rate in the Netherlands fell marginally to 2.8 percent in November. Consumer prices in October were still 2.9 percent higher than one year previously.

Manufacturing prices 4 percent up

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 4 percent higher in October 2012 than in October 2011. The increase in manufacturing prices was in the same order of magnitude as in August and September.

Base shift for index series

The present index series are generally based on 2005 = 100. To keep these index series up to date, a base shift is introduced every fives years. In 2013 the base year 2005 will be replaced by base year 2010 (2010 = 100).

Sharp drop in fees of estate agents, surveyors and notaries

As a result of the prolonged crisis on the Dutch housing market, fees of estate agents, surveyors and notaries in the Netherlands continue to decrease.

Inflation rises sharply to 2.9 percent

Inflation in the Netherlands rose to 2.9 percent in October. This is the highest rate of inflation in the last four years.

Increase in manufacturing prices remains stable

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were more than 4 percent higher in September 2012 than in September 2011. The increase in manufacturing prices was about the same as in August.

House prices nearly 8 percent lower than twelve months previously

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in September 2012 were on average 7.9 percent lower than in September 2011. That is about the same price decrease as in July and August, when house prices fell by 8.0 percent relative to twelve months previously.

Inflation in Dutch Caribbean lower again

On all three islands making up the Dutch Caribbean, inflation was lower in the third quarter of 2012 than in the previous quarter. On Bonaire inflation was 2.3 percent, on St Eustatius it was 4.6 percent and on Saba it was 3.0 percent. The main causes of the decreases are lower prices for electricity on St Eustatius and Saba and lower food price increases on Bonaire and Saba.

Dutch inflation rate stable at 2.3 percent

According to the most recent figures, Dutch inflation remained unchanged in September.

Most entrepreneurs tend to postpone price rises

On 1 October 2012, the general VAT rate was raised from 19 to 21 percent, the highest rate ever in the Netherlands. Yet, a vast majority of Dutch entrepreneurs do not consider price rises in the next three months. Many consumers anticipate higher prices next year.

Increase in manufacturing prices more substantial

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were more than 4 percent higher in August 2012 than in August 2011. In July, prices for manufactured products were nearly 2 percent up from twelve months previously.

House prices drop further

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in August 2012 were on average 8.0 percent down from August 2011. Prices also plummeted 8.0 percent in July relative to twelve months previously.

Inflation stable at 2.3 percent

Inflation remained stable in August. Just like in July, consumer prices were on average 2.3 percent up from one year previously.

Price increase in manufacturing industry slightly more substantial

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 1.7 percent higher in July 2012 than in July 2011. The price increase was somewhat more substantial than in June, when prices of manufactured products had increased by 1.2 percent relative to one year previously.

House prices nosedive

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in July 2012 were on average 8.0 percent down from July 2011. This is the most substantial price drop since the price index of existing residential property was first recorded in 1995.

Smoking has become much more expensive within the last 5 years

The price of cigarettes and hand-rolled cigarette tobacco rose by 38 percent over the last 5 years. This is substantially more than the 10 percent inflation rate in this period.

Inflation up to 2.3 percent

Figures published that Dutch inflation rose to 2.3 percent in July, 0.2 of a percent point up on June.

Marginal price increase manufacturing industry

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 1.3 percent higher in June 2012 than in June 2011. In May, prices of manufactured products increased by 2.2 percent relative to one year previously.

House prices drop less rapidly

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in June 2012 were on average 4.4 percent down on June 2011. The drop in house prices is less substantial than in the preceding months.

Inflation on Dutch Caribbean islands further down

The inflation rate on the Dutch Caribbean islands was substantially lower in the second quarter of 2012 than in the first quarter.

Inflation stable at 2.1 percent

According to the latest figures, inflation remained stable in June. Just as in May, consumer prices were on average 2.1 percent up from one year previously .

Price increase manufacturing industry slows down

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.1 percent higher in May 2012 than in May 2011. In April, prices of manufactured products increased by 2.6 percent relative to one year previously.

Drop in house prices more substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in May 2012 were on average 5.5 percent down on May 2011. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – the drop in house prices is more substantial than in the preceding months.

Inflation rate down to 2.1 percent

Inflation rate fell to 2.1 percent in May, the lowest rate in more than twelve months.

Selling prices of manufactured products nearly 3 percent up

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.6 percent higher in April than twelve months previously.

Drop in house prices more substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in April 2012 were on average 5.2 percent down on April 2011.

Inflation falls to 2.4 percent

Inflation in the Netherlands fell to 2.4 percent in April 2012. In March inflation was 2.5 percent.

Selling prices of manufactured products nearly 4 percent up

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 3.8 percent higher in March than twelve months previously.

Substantial drop in house prices

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in March 2012 were on average 4.7 percent down on March 2011. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – the price drop was more substantial than in the preceding month, when residential property prices were 3.4 percent down on one year previously.

Petrol price reaches new record high

The litre price of Euro95 averaged 1.776 euro in March 2012. Consumers can obtain cheaper petrol at self-service stations.

Inflation rate stable at 2.5 percent

For the third in a row, the inflation rate was stable at 2.5 percent in March 2012.

Selling prices of manufactured products nearly 5 percent up

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 4.8 percent higher in February than twelve months previously versus a 5.5 percent price increase in January. Over the past six months, selling prices have increased less rapidly.

Price drop residential property approximately the same

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in February 2012 were on average 3.4 percent down on February 2011.

Inflation rate stable at 2.5 percent

Inflation was 2.5 percent in February 2012, the same as in January. Inflation has been quite stable since July 2011.

Energy prices 9 percent up

The average Dutch household spent 156 euro on gas and electricity in January 2012, i.e. 13 euro more than one year previously.

Crude oil, natural gas and coal prices considerably higher

Prices of crude oil, natural gas and coal were significantly higher in 2011 than in 2010. The price increase is partly caused by the rising global demand for energy, the Japan earthquake in 2011 and the less favourable exchange rate of the euro against the dollar.

Residential property prices drop less rapidly

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in January 2012 were on average 3.3 percent down on January 2011.

Companies pay higher dividends in 2011

Dutch companies quoted at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange paid out nearly 12 billion euro in dividends to their shareholders in 2011, an increase by 600 million euro relative to 2010. Nearly all dividends were paid out by non-financial companies.

Bakers, butchers and greengrocers charge higher prices for their products

Consumer prices for bread, meat and fresh vegetables were raised across the retail sector last year. In the past five years, price increases were most noticeable in specialist shops.

Inflation rate up to 2.5 percent

The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose to 2.5 percent in January. In December, consumer prices were 2.4 percent higher than one year previously.

Price increase manufacturing industry less substantial

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 6 percent higher in December 2011 than in December 2010. The price increases were less substantial than in November, when prices were nearly 8 percent up on one year previously.

Consumer prices soaring in Dutch Caribbean in 2011

Average consumer prices in the Dutch Caribbean rose dramatically in 2011 relative to one year previously.

Sustained drop residential property prices

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 4.0 percent lower in December 2011 than in December 2010.

Tenth anniversary of the euro celebrates ten years of inflation stability

In January 2012, it is ten years ago that euro coins and banknotes were introduced in twelve European countries. Throughout the past decade, inflation in the Netherlands and the eurozone has been stable and low.

December's inflation rate lower

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation was 2.4 percent in December, i.e. below the level of the preceding months when inflation varied around 2.6 percent lag.

Selling prices in manufacturing industry nearly 8 percent up

Selling prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 8 percent higher in November 2011 than in November 2010. The price increase was in the same order of magnitude as in October.

House prices drop faster

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 3.3 percent lower in November 2011 than in November 2010.

Inflation rate unchanged in November

In November the Dutch inflation rate was 2.6 percent, just like October’s inflation rate.

Price increase manufacturing industry less substantial

Selling prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were 8 percent higher in October 2011 than in October 2010. The price increase was less substantial than in preceding months. In August and September manufacturing prices were nearly 10 percent higher than one year previously.

House prices drop 2.8 percent in October

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.8 percent lower in October 2011 than in October 2010

Price increase manufacturing industry remains stable

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 10 percent higher in September 2011 than in September 2010. The price increase is the same as in August.

House prices further down in September

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.9 percent lower in September 2011 than in September 2010.

Inflation St Eustatius and Bonaire increased

Inflation on St Eustatius rose to 11.2 percent in the third quarter of 2011. On Bonaire inflation was with 5.9 percent also higher than in the second quarter. On Saba inflation decreased to 6.6 percent.

Dutch inflation rises to 2.7 percent

The Dutch inflation rose to 2.7 percent in September. It was up from 2.6 percent in August.

Price increase manufacturing industry slightly less substantial

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 10 percent higher in August 2011 than in August 2010. The price increase is somewhat less substantial than in July, when selling prices were slightly less than 10 percent up on the same month last year.

Drop in house prices more substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.8 percent lower in August 2011 than in August 2010.

Inflation rate stable at 2.6 percent

The latest figures show that the inflation rate remained stable in August. Consumer prices were on average 2.6 percent higher than one year previously, just as in July.

Manufacturing prices rise more rapidly

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 10 percent higher in July 2011 than in July 2010. The price increase is more substantial than in June, when selling prices were 9 percent up on the same month last year.

Prices frequent purchases increase faster than prices less frequent purchases

Prices of products frequently bought by Dutch consumers have risen twice as fast over the past five years as less frequently bought products.

House prices drop faster

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.3 percent lower in July 2011 than in July 2010.

Sharp rise in Dutch Caribbean inflation in second quarter

Inflation on the islands making up the Dutch Caribbean was substantially higher in the second quarter of 2011 than in the first quarter. The rate was highest on St Eustatius, at 10.5 percent, up from 7.0 percent in the first quarter.

Inflation rate climbs to 2.6 percent

July’s inflation rate was 2.6 percent versus 2.3 percent in June.

Smaller rise in factory gate prices

Dutch Manufacturers raised their prices by 9 percent in June 2011 relative to June 2010. For the third month running, the price increase was less substantial than in the preceding month.

Drop in house prices unchanged

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.9 percent lower in June 2011 than in June 2010.

Dutch inflation rate stable at 2.3 percent

With 2.3 percent, June’s inflation rate was the same as in May. According to the most recent figures, the rate has risen from 0.8 percent in June 2010 to 2.3 percent in June 2011.

Increase manufacturing prices slows down

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were over 10 percent higher in May than twelve months previously.

House prices down again

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.8 percent lower in May 2011 than in May 2010.

Inflation climbs to 2.3 percent

The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose to 2.3 percent in May, the highest figure in thirty months. The rate in April was 2.1 percent.

Smaller rise in factory gate prices

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 12 percent higher in April than twelve months previously. The price increase was slightly less substantial than in March and February, when prices were nearly 13 percent up on one year previously.

Drop in house prices considerably more substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.1 percent lower in April 2011 than in April 2010. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – house prices dropped more dramatically in April than in March, when they were 1.1 percent lower than one year previously.

Inflation rate up to 2.1 percent

The Dutch inflation rate reached 2.1 percent in April, exceeding the 2.0 percent barrier for the first time since November 2008. The rate in March was 2.0 percent.

Dutch inflation nearly lowest in EU

The Dutch inflation rate in March 20100 was one of the lowest in the EU.

Prices of manufactured products almost 13 percent up

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 13 percent up in March on twelve months previously.

Drop in house prices less substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.1 percent lower in March 2011 than in March 2010.

Dutch inflation rate at 2.0 percent

Dutch consumer prices were 2.0 percent up in March versus 1.9 percent in February relative to the same month last year.

Metal prices considerably higher

Prices of metals in their primary form like iron, steel or copper were nearly 20 percent higher in February 2011 from one year previously. For the twelfth consecutive month, selling prices have risen relative to the same month in the preceding year, but prices are still below the level of mid-2008.

Prices manufactured products almost 13 percent up

The growth rateof prices of manufactured products has accelerated in the past months. February’s selling prices were almost 13 percent up on twelve months previously.

Benefit recipients least bothered by inflation

Over the past four years, the inflation rate was below average for households relying on benefits, because they have a spending pattern different from other types of households.

House prices drop further

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.5 percent lower in February 2011 than in February 2010. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – house prices dropped more substantially in February than in January, when they were 1.1 percent down on one year previously.

Inflation rate drops to 1.9 percent

The inflation rate in the Netherlands dropped marginally to 1.9 percent in February 2011. In January this year, consumer prices were 2.0 percent up on January 2010.

Manufacturing prices continue to rise

Prices in manufacturing industry increased further in January. Selling prices were more than 11 percent up on twelve months previously, i.e. half a percentage point higher than in December 2010.

Inflation rate marginally up to 2 percent

January’s inflation rate has climbed to 2.0 percent whereas in December, consumer prices were on average 1.9 percent higher than one year previously.

Price increase manufacturing industry more substantial

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 11 percent higher in December than in December 2009. In November, prices rose by over 9 percent compared with one year previously.

Decline in house price slightly less substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in December 2010 were on average 0.8 percent lower than in December 2009.

Inflation rate climbs to 1.9 percent

Inflation was 1.9 percent in December, versus 1.6 percent in November. December’s rate is the second highest after March 2009.

Selling prices in manufacturing industry up by 10 percent

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 10 percent higher in November than in November 2009.

House prices drop further

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in November 2010 were on average 1.1 percent lower than in November 2009.

Selling prices in manufacturing industry up by 9 percent

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were 9 percent higher in October than in the same month last year. The price rise was the same as in September.

Residential property prices down again

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in October 2010 were on average 1.1 percent lower than in October 2009

Dutch inflation rate stays the same

The Dutch inflation rate stayed the same in October. Consumer prices were on average 1.6 percent higher than the year before, as was the case in September.

Housing market still stagnant

The financial crisis in the autumn of 2008 ended a long period of rising house prices.

Selling prices in manufacturing industry up by nearly 9 percent

In September, factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 9 percent higher than in September 2009. In August, manufactured products were nearly 8 percent more expensive than the year before. After a few months in which the price increases gradually slowed down, the price increase started to increase on the preceding month again.

Residential property prices marginally down again

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in September 2010 were on average 0.6 percent lower than in September 2009.

Price developments in Dutch Caribbean mirror uniqueness of the three islands

“You can only govern a country, if you know the figures”, is a slogan used by Statistics Netherlands. The slogan also applies to the islands of Bonaire, Saint. Eustatius and Saba, together constituting the Dutch Caribbean.

Perceived inflation back in line with observed inflation

One of the cornerstones in the description of the economy is the measurement of price increases, or inflation. Alongside actually observed inflation, economists are also confronted by perceived inflation.

Food prices continue to rise

Since several months, food prices are rising again after a year of sometimes sharp price falls.

Inflation rate creeps up to 1.6 percent

September’s inflation rate was 1.6 percent, versus 1.5 percent in August.

Price increases in manufacturing industry less substantial again

In August, factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 8 percent higher than one year previously. The increase was 1.2 percent point less than in July.

House prices slightly down

Prices of existing owner-occupied residential property sold in August 2010 were on average 0.4 percent lower than in August 2009. Since February 2009, house prices have been continuously lower than twelve months previously but the downward trend has levelled off in the course of 2010.

Inflation dips to 1.5 percent

The Dutch inflation rate dropped marginally in August to 1.5 percent, i.e. 0.1 percentage points lower than in July. Prices of clothes and petrol had a downward effect on inflation.

Price increases in manufacturing industry less substantial

In July, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 9 percent higher than one year previously. The increase was slightly less significant than in June.

Price natural gas rises less rapidly than oil price

In June 2010, companies in the sectors manufacturing industry and energy paid 2 percent less for natural gas than in June 2009, whereas the oil price soared by 24 percent.

House rents up 1.6 percent

The amount of rent Dutch tenants pay for their homes was 1.6 percent higher on 1 July 2010 than one year previously. This is the equivalent of an average increase of 7 euro per month. It is the second smallest rent increase since 1960.

House prices are falling less once again

According to the price index of existing private residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in July 2010 were down by an average of 0.9 percent compared to July 2009.

Inflation rate substantially higher

The inflation rate in July rose to 1.6 percent. The rate has not been this high since May 2009. The most recent figures show that natural gas prices had a considerable upward effect on inflation.

Prices owner-occupied dwellings in Amsterdam up in second quarter 2010

In the second quarter of 2010, prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings in the municipality of Amsterdam were 0.7 percent higher than in the same period in 2008.

Price increases in manufacturing industry less substantial

In June, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were more than 9 percent up on June 2009. The increase was less substantial than in the two preceding months, when prices rose by nearly 11 percent relative to one year previously.

House prices are falling less once again

According to the house price index of existing own homes, prices of houses sold in June 2010 were down by an average of 1.4 percent on June 2009.

Petrol and clothes push down inflation to 0.8 percent

Inflation fell to 0.8 percent in June. This is 0.2 of a percent point lower than in May.

Price rise manufacturing industry about the same

In May, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 10.5 percent up on one year previously. The increase was in the same order of magnitude as in April. In the preceding months, price rises accelerated rapidly.

Workers having to pay more in company canteens

In the last three years it has become a lot more expensive to have lunch in a company canteen. Prices of simple lunch products rose by 24 percent between May 2007 and May 2010.

Fall in house prices unchanged

According to the house price index of existing own homes – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in May 2010 were on average 2.2 percent down on May 2009.

Dutch sea shipping rates further up

In the first quarter of 2010, sea shipping rates were 12 percent higher than In the previous quarter.

Inflation rate down to 1.0 percent

Dutch inflation dropped to 1.0 percent in May, i.e. 0.1 percentage points lower than in April. At the same time, the inflation rate in the eurozone has risen.

Manufacturing prices continue to rise

In April, marketing prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 11 percent up on April 2009.

Price decrease houses less substantial

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in April 2010 were on average 2.2 percent down on April 2009.

Inflation rises to 1.1 percent

Dutch inflation rose to 1.1 percent in April 2010. This is 0.1 of a percent point higher than in March.

Manufacturing prices continue to rise

In March, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 8 percent up on March 2009. The price increase was somewhat more substantial than in February, when prices were 6 percent higher than in February 2009.

Price decrease houses less substantial

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses prices of houses sold in March 2010 were on average 3.5 percent down on March 2009.

High petrol price has upward effect on inflation

The Dutch inflation rate in March 2010 was 1.0 percent, i.e. 0.2 percentage points higher than in February.

Factory gate prices further up

In February, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were over 6 percent up on February 2009. In January, prices of manufactured products were nearly 5 percent higher than twelve months previously.

Decrease in house prices less substantial

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in February 2010 were on average 4.2 percent down on February 2009.

Egg prices continually rising

In February 2010, the average price of eggs was 11 percent higher than one year ago.

Inflation marginally down

Dutch inflation stood at 0.8 percent in February 2010.

Factory gate prices further up

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 5 percent higher in January than one year previously. In December, prices of manufactured products were 1 percent higher. After a year of price cuts, prices are rising again.

Decrease in house prices remains stable

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office, prices of houses sold in January 2010 were on average 5.3 percent lower than in January 2009.

Inflation lower due to gas and electricity

The Dutch inflation rate in January 2010 was 0.8 percent. This is 0.3 percent point lower than in December. Inflation fell for the first time in five months.

Considerable differences in house prices between municipalities

In 2009, prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 3.3 percent down on 2008, although they were still 8.4 percent higher in 2009 than in 2005. There are considerable differences between the municipalities in the Netherlands.

Factory gate prices up again

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 1 percent higher in December 2009 than one year previously. Prices rose for the first time after a year of price cuts.

Dutch inflation equals European average

According to the European definition, inflation in the Netherlands was 1.0 percent in 2009. This is the same as the average for the European Union.

Prices existing owner-occupied houses drop further

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in December were on average 5.3 percent lower than in December 2008.

Inflation rate continues to rise

December’s inflation rate was 1.1 percent, that is 0.1 percent points up on November.

Drop in factory gate prices much less substantial

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 4 percent lower in November 2009 than one year previously.

House price drop less substantial

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in November were on average 4.7 percent down on November 2008. The price drop is less substantial than in October, when houses were 5.2 percent cheaper than one year previously.

Less demand for higher priced houses

Houses prices (excl. new construction) were 20 thousand euro lower on average in October 2009 than twelve months previously. This substantial drop was the result of lower prices for the houses themselves; added to this, however, relatively fewer expensive houses were sold.

Estate agents and surveyors charge lower fees

In the third quarter of 2009, fees charged by estate agents and surveyors were more than 2 percent down on one year previously. This is due to declining sales of residential property, fewer assignments on the property market and fierce competition.

Inflation further up

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.0 percent in November 2009, an increase by 0.3 percentage points relative to October.

Biggest price changes

The consumer price index shows the price changes of goods and services in the Netherlands.

Much smaller fall in factory gate prices

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 9 percent lower in October 2009 than in October 2008. The price drop was much less substantial than in September, when manufactured products were 12.5 percent cheaper than one year previously.

International road haulage rates down

In the third quarter of 2009, international road haulage rates were more than 4 percent down on last year’s third quarter. International courier services were 3.5 percent cheaper.

Fall in house prices comes to a standstill

Prices of Dutch existing owner-occupied houses sold in October 2009 were on average 5.2 percent down on October 2008.

Inflation further up

Inflation was 0.7 percent in October 2009. In September, consumer prices were 0.4 percent higher than one year previously.

Decline in factory gate prices remains stable

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 12.5 percent lower in September 2009 than in September 2008.

Fall in house prices levelling off

Prices of Dutch houses (excl. new construction) sold in September 2009 were on average 5.3 percent lower than in September 2008.

Prices loaf of bread stable, rice prices up

Bread is one of our basic food products. The Dutch spend nearly 4 times as much on bread as on potatoes, rice and pasta together.

Inflation rate marginally higher in September

The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose marginally in September 2009 to 0.4 percent, i.e. 0.1 percentage points higher than last month and 0.2 percentage points higher than in July.

Price drop manufactured products levels off

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 12.5 percent lower in August 2009 than in August 2008. The price drop was less substantial than in July, when prices of manufactured products were 15 percent lower than one year previously.

House prices continue to fall

The decrease in house prices continued unabated in August 2009, as prices of existing houses sold in that month were 5.6 percent lower on average than twelve months previously.

Inflation rate remains low

Dutch inflation was 0.3 percent in August 2009, i.e. 0.1 percentage points higher than in July, when the lowest level since 1987 was reached.

Factory gate prices 15 percent lower

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 15 percent lower in July than in July 2008. In June, manufactured products were 14 percent cheaper than one year previously

Most substantial rent increase in half a decade

Rents of residential property were raised by 2.8 percent on 1 July 2009, the most substantial increase since July 2004. The harmonisation accounts for 0.4 percentage points of the rent increase.

House prices continue to fall

Prices of existing houses sold in July 2009 were on average 4.4 percent lower than twelve months previously. For the sixth month in a row, prices of residential property were lower than one year previously.

Households save 25 euro a month on energy bill

As from July, the average Dutch household pays 25 euro less on gas and electricity each month than in the first six months of 2009, mainly as a result of the lower gas price. The monthly energy bill is now down to 139 euro.

Lowest inflation rate since 1987

The Dutch inflation rate was 0.2 percent in July 2009, the lowest since December 1987. In June, inflation was still 1.4 percent.

Entrance fees tourist attractions markedly higher

Prices of entrance fees for zoos, amusement parks, theatres and museums have been raised considerably over the past eighteen months. Entrance fees of museums and zoos were raised by no less than 10 percent.

No further slump factory gate prices manufacturing industry

Dutch manufactured products were nearly 14 percent cheaper in June 2009 than in June 2008. The price drop was virtually the same as in May. In June, factory gate prices were over 1 percent up on May 2009.

Downward trend house prices continues

Prices of existing houses sold in June 2009 were on average 3.7 percent lower than twelve months previously. For the fifth month in a row, prices of residential property were lower than one year previously.

Inflation rate marginally down

The Dutch inflation rate was 1.4 percent in June 2009, i.e. 0.2 percentage points lower than in May. The eurozone inflation rate dropped by 0.1 percentage points to -0.1 percent.

Costs of pets rose by more than inflation

Pet owners have faced substantial increases in the costs of their animals in recent years. Since  2006 prices of pets and pet-related products and services have risen by more than inflation

Recession pushes down sea shipping rates

Prices in Dutch sea shipping were 15.5 percent lower in the first quarter of this year compared with the previous quarter. Shipping companies have substantially reduced rates for container transport in particular.

Slightly lower inflation in the Netherlands

The inflation rate in April 2009 was 1.8 percent. This is 0.2 percent point lower than in March.

Computers better and cheaper

Consumer goods and services