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Retail turnover marginally higher
Retail turnover was 1 percent up in January 2012 from January 2011.
Retail turnover down
The retail sector faced 5.3 percent turnover loss in March 2013 relative to March 2012. Retail prices were 2.6 percent up, whereas the volume of retail sales was down by 7.8 percent.
Consumption up in November
Dutch households have been spending more since last summer. In November 2005 households spent 1.6 percent more on goods and services than twelve months previously.
Increase in household consumption
In May 2010, household spending on goods and services was 1.2 percent up on May 2009.
New look for the Business Cycle Tracer
Statistics Netherlands has placed an increasing number of interactive graphs on its website in the last few years. The design of Business Cycle Tracer has been altered somewhat, so that it is more in...
Household spending down
Household spending on goods and services was 2.4 percent down in June 2013 from June 2012. The contraction was somewhat larger than in May (1.9 percent).
Strong recovery for retail turnover
Retail turnover increased substantially by 5.4 percent in 2006, compared to the previous year.