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Lower investment, particularly in property and means of transport
The volume of investment in tangible fixed assets was 3.8 percent lower in August 2014 than in August 2013. According to Statistics Netherlands, investment in residential and non-residential property...
Further increase hours worked in temp jobs
Adjusted for seasonal variation, the total amount of hours worked in temp jobs increased by 0.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 relative to the preceding quarter. The number of hours worked in...
Modest exports growth
The volume of goods exports was 2.2 percent lager in August 2013 than in August 2012. This increase is in the same order of magnitude as in the preceding two months.
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...
Exports up by over 4 percent in November
The total volume of goods exports grew by 4.1 percent in November year-on-year. Growth was lower than in the previous month.
Inflation rate up to 1.0 percent in December
The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.0 percent higher in December than in the same month last 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
Investments over 6 percent up in July
CBS reports that the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was 6.2 percent up in July.
Crimes against property more often reported to the police than violent crimes
Only 28 percent of crimes are reported to the police.
Growth rate exports remains high
In August 2010, the volume of goods exports was nearly 15 percent up on twelve months previously, as against more than 12 percent in July compared to July 2009.
Decline in exports slows down
The volume of goods exports was 6 percent smaller in October 2009 than one year ago. In September, the decline was more than 8 percent. The volume of goods imports shrank by 12 percent in October.
Sustained exports growth
In July, the volume of goods exports was up by nearly 13 percent on twelve months previously. This is the same increase as in June. For the first time the volume of exported goods was considerably...
Consumer confidence nosedives
Consumer confidence declined dramatically in August. The consumer confidence indicator fell 9 points to -21. Confidence in the economic climate nosedived, whereas willingness to buy remained stable.
Consumer confidence plummets
The steep drop in consumer confidence continued in September. The consumer confidence indicator fell 9 points to -30. The indicator had also dropped by 9 points in August. Such a dramatic...
Growth online sales give boost to courier service providers
Turnover realised by courier service providers grew by 3 percent in the second quarter of 2012. Turnover has grown in the last few years as online sales have improved.
Investments over 2 percent up in February
CBS reports that the volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was 2.3 percent up in February.
Value of international trade up
In May 2005 the value of international trade in goods outstripped that of twelve months previously. Exports were 12 percent up on May 2004, reaching 22.4 billion euro.