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Dutch consumers more reluctant to borrow money
In the first three quarters of 2009, Dutch households took out 7.4 billion euro in consumer loans, 12 percent less than in the same period last year. Since the outbreak of the economic crisis,...
Use of policy instruments by 'top' industry sectors in the Netherlands (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the use by ‘top’ industry sectors of the following policy instruments in 2012: Incentive for research and development act (WBSO); Research and development deduction (RDA);...
Policy instruments used by 'top' industry sectors, 2013 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the use of the following policy instruments by ‘top’ industry sectors in 2013: R&D tax credit (WBSO), Research and Development Allowance (RDA), Government guaranteed scheme for...
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.
Households borrow less
Dutch households borrowed less money for consumption purposes in 2006 than in the eight preceding years. The outstanding debt on consumer loans has fallen further.
Policy instruments used by 'top' industry sectors, 2011-2014 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the use of the following policy instruments by ‘top’ industry sectors: R&D tax credit (WBSO, 2011-2014), Research and Development Allowance (RDA, 2012-2014), Government...
More difficult for MKB retailers to obtain bank loans
More than half of small and medium-sized (MKB) retailers claim it was more difficult for them to get a loan from the bank in 2010 than in 2007.
Consumer debt marginally higher
Overdrafts on current accounts rose by 5.5 percent in 2008 relative to 2007. Dutch consumers borrowed 1 percent more in 2008 than in the previous year.
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...
Companies borrowing less than they are repaying for over a year now
Non-financial companies in the Netherlands repaid 3.0 billion euro more on outstanding loans than they borrowed in new loans in the first quarter of 2010. The credit crisis and uncertain economic...
Consumers borrow just as much as in 2006
Dutch consumers borrowed 10.4 billion euro in 2007, the same amount as in 2006.
Profits of non-financial companies dip to three-year low
Net profits of non-financial companies in the Netherlands amounted to 19 billion euro in the second quarter of 2008. This is the lowest level for three years.
Fewer loans, higher overdraft
The Dutch population borrowed less in the form of consumer credit in 2005 than in 2004.
Profitability non-financial companies further down
In the first quarter of 2009, net profits of non-financial companies amounted to 22.7 billion euro, i.e. 10.6 billion euro down on the first quarter of 2008. For the fifth quarter...
Consumer borrowing more than 1 billion down
Dutch households took out nearly 9.7 billion euro in consumer credit in 2009, i.e. 1.2 billion down on 2008 and the lowest level of the past decade.