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Government deficit down to 2.3 percent
The Dutch government deficit according to the EMU definition was 2.3 percent in 2004, once again within the limits of the European norm of 3 percent. In 2003 the deficit was still 3.2 percent....
Dutch public debt below EMU target
For the first time in six years, government debt falls below 60 percent of GDP (EMU target).
Budget deficit down substantially in 2005
The balance of the Dutch government budget according to the EMU definition came to -0.3 percent of GDP for 2005. This means the government deficit stayed well within the limits of the European 3...
Peter van de Ven appointed Vice Chairman of CMFB
Peter van de Ven, head of National Accounts at Statistics Netherlands, was appointed Vice Chairman of the Committee on Monetary, Financial and Balance of Payments Statistics (CMFB) at its Plenary...
Dutch government deficit and debt reduced considerably
The Netherlands’ general government deficit in 2015 came out at 1.8 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
Government deficit and debt according to EMU definitions
The member states of the European Union have committed themselves to curbing government deficit and government debt.
Higher government revenues reduce public deficit
Government revenues were nearly 7 bn euros higher in the first six months of 2016 than in the same period last year.
Dutch government guarantor for 46 billion euros worth of loans
By the end of 2013 the Dutch government provided for 46 billion euros worth of debt guarantees for loans. Nearly 39 billion euros of these debt guarantees > were made available by the central...
Public debt at 1.7 percent after third quarter
After the first three quarters of 2015, the public deficit amounted to 1.7 percent of GDP on an annual basis. Public debt was reduced to 66.3 percent of GDP.
Municipalities, provinces and water boards anticipate deficit of 4.1 billion euros
The total anticipated deficit of municipalities, provinces and water boards for 2013 amounts to 4.1 billion euros and is far beyond the previously agreed limit.
Budget surplus up to 1.9 percent of GDP in mid-2018
Government revenues were nearly 5 billion euros higher in the first six months of 2018 than in the same period last year. This resulted in a year-on-year increase in the budget surplus, equivalent to...
Public deficit to 2.5 percent
With 2.5 percent of GDP, the public deficit over the period July 2012-June 2013 was far below the EU ceiling of 3 percent. The deficit over the entire year 2012 was 4.1 percent of GDP.
Public revenue and public expenditure nearly balanced in 2022
The Dutch government realised a slight surplus of 0.1 billion euros over 2022. There was still a 20-percent budget deficit in 2021.
Public deficit down to 2.3 percent in 2013
The most recent calculations made by Statistics Netherlands indicate that last year’s public deficit and public debt are in fact lower than the first estimate dating back to March suggested. In the...
Government deficit 5.4 percent in 2010
Last year’s government deficit stood at 5.4 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), just under the 2009 level. The debt of the Dutch government increased further from 60.8 to 62.7 percent of the...
No decrease for government deficit
The Dutch government spent 16.5 billion euro more than it received in the first half of 2011. This deficit is about the same as in the first half of 2010.
Public debts of Ireland and the Netherlands rise rapidly
Public debt in the Netherlands grew by 87 billion euro to 346 billion euro last year. Government debt as a percentage of GDP has increased by 12.6 percentage points and amply exceeds the EU average...
Government deficit at 5.3 percent in 2009
The government deficit over 2009 stood at 5.3 percent of the GDP, as against a government surplus of 0.7 percent of the GDP in 2008.
High public deficit not uncommon
Based on data over the first three quarters of 2011, the Dutch public deficit was 4.4 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), i.e. the market value of all goods and services produced in the...
Government deficit 4.7 percent in 2011
According to figures released today, Dutch government deficit amounted to 4.7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2011.
Budget surplus of almost 3 bn euros in 2016
The Netherlands has a budget surplus of nearly 3 bn euros for the first time since the global financial crisis.
Dutch government deficit 2.5 percent in 2013
Figures released by Statistics Netherlands today show that Dutch government deficit amounted to 2.5 percent of GDP in 2013. This puts it below the European norm of 3 percent for the first time in...