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Computers better and cheaper
Consumer goods and services cost on average 30 percent more in 2008 than in 1996. Not all goods cost more than twelve years ago, however.
Choice of an Index Method for Consumer Energy Prices
This report describes the method chosen by CBS to compute the energy price index using a new data source. Underlying considerations are set out and several methods from the literature are evaluated...
Imports from China: from T-shirts to tablet PCs
China is the main supplier of high-tech products for the Netherlands. The import of high-tech products such as computers and mobile phones is gaining ground to the detriment of low-tech products,...
Dutch digital skills at the top in Europe
The Netherlands ranks among the top of EU countries with the largest share of inhabitants who are proficient in using the internet, computers and software (digital skills).
Amounts paid to third parties for computerisation and non-capitalized acquisition of automation equipment and software
over one third of internet users engaged in cloud computing
More than one in three internet users in the age category 12 years and older were engaged in cloud computing in 2014. Young internet users in particular tend to embrace this internet facility, which...
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...
2.4 billion euros in services exported to Russia in 2021
In 2021, the Netherlands exported over 2.4 billion euros worth of services to Russia.
Stratification and price index computation
How to stratify dynamic populations of articles for price index computations.
Mobile phones less often secure than computers
Mobile phone users indicate they are less likely to have security software installed on their device than computer users.
Higher investments, particularly in machinery and computers
The volume of investments in tangible fixed assets was 3.2 percent higher in September 2014 than in September 2013.
Voters prefer computer to red pencil
Dutch voters trust voting machines. They think they are the most reliable way to vote.
Computer branch realises substantial turnover growth
In the second quarter of 2008, turnover of computer service companies was 10 percent up on one year previously. The increase was more substantial than in the preceding two quarters.
investment higher, particularly in machinery and computers
The volume of investment in tangible fixed assets was 5.0 percent higher in October 2014 than in October 2013. Investment in dwellings, infrastructure and in machinery and installations were the main...