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Business confidence down at the beginning of 2022
At the beginning of 2022, business confidence declined after three consecutive quarters of growth. The mood did remain predominantly positive in most sectors.
Female entrepreneurs just as internationally active as male entrepreneurs
Female entrepreneurs in the Dutch business economy are engaged in international activities to virtually the same degree as their male counterparts.
Fewer concerns about business survival in most sectors
In June 2020, confidence in business continuity under the current economic conditions increased in virtually all non-financial business sectors.
Entrepreneurs less concerned about business continuity
The number of entrepreneurs in virtually all non-financial industries who estimate their business will continue to exist in the current economic situation for at least another 12 months increased...
Half of private sector may not survive COVID-19 crisis
Many non-financial companies in the Netherlands fear for their survival in case of a protracted coronavirus crisis. Nearly half of all entrepreneurs in the non-financial private sector expect their...
Sharper decline in business confidence
At the beginning of Q4 2019, business confidence - the sentiment indicator of the Dutch private sector – was at a lower level compared to the previous quarter. Nevertheless, entrepreneurs are still...
Monitoring major enterprises within Europe
The LCU team is currently taking part in a Eurostat project that allows sharing of the related knowledge and expertise among the statistical offices in the ESS member states.
Business confidence increases slightly
Confidence among Dutch entrepreneurs is increasing slightly in Q2 2019, after two quarters of decline. However, staff shortages are still affecting business operations at some enterprises.
Sustained growth manufacturing output
The average daily output generated by Dutch manufacturing industry in January 2016 was 2.8 percent up from the same month last year. This is mainly due to considerable production growth in the...
Dutch manufacturers less optimistic
According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), confidence among Dutch manufacturers deteriorated in December. They were less positive, in particular about their future output. The producer confidence...