Retail turnover more than 3 percent up
Retail turnover was more than 3 percent higher in April 2011 than in April 2010. Higher prices contributed most to the increase.
Car lease rates considerably down
In the first quarter of 2008, car lease rates dropped by nearly 2 percent relative to the previous quarter.
Retail turnover down in September
In September 2011, Dutch retailers faced 1 percent loss of turnover compared to September 2010.
Inflation rate considerably down
The Dutch inflation rate over November stood at 2.3 percent, 0.5 percentage points down on October. For the third month running, inflation declined relative to the previous month.
Inflation rate further up
The inflation rate in June was 2.6 percent, i. e. 0.3 percentage points up on May. The increase is mainly caused by surging petrol prices.
Retail turnover nearly 9 percent down
In May 2009, Dutch retailers faced a nearly 9 percent turnover loss relative to one year previously. The decrease was mostly due to smaller sales volumes. Prices were nearly 1 percent down on May...
Continuous growth international trade
In October 2005 the volume of the imports of goods was 7 percent higher than a year ago. The volume of exports increased by 5 percent.
Petrol price reaches new record high
The litre price of Euro95 averaged 1.776 euro in March 2012. Consumers can obtain cheaper petrol at self-service stations.
Higher turnover airline companies in 2012
Turnover generated by airline companies improved 8 percent last year to reach nearly 11 billion euros. The growing number of passengers and fuel prices passed on to consumers created a turnover boost.