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Dutch exporters facing more trade regulations
Since establishment of the WTO in 1995, import tariffs have declined around the world. Exporters nevertheless have to comply with more and more regulations.
Sharp growth Dutch economy in first quarter 2011
According to the flash estimate, the Dutch economy grew by 3.2 percent in the first quarter of this year relative to the same quarter in 2010. This growth figure is the highest recorded in the last...
Inflation rate in 2004 lowest since 1989
According to the latest consumer price index (CPI), the average inflation rate in the Netherlands in 2004 was 1.2 percent, a record low since 1989. The low rate is mainly caused by falling prices for...
Sustained economic contraction
According to the first estimate the Dutch economy shrank by 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to the third quarter and by 1.0 percent in the third quarter compared to the second...
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.
CPI – Level adjustment price index clothing April 2018
As of April 2018, Statistics Netherlands (CBS) has made upward adjustments of a few percent to the Consumer Price Index (CPI and HICP) for men’s, women’s and children’s clothing.
CBS experiments with agricultural sensor data
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is continuously innovating, also in the field of business data collection. We are permanently on the look-out for new data sources and alternative ways of collecting...
Relatively high budget for mental health care services
The Netherlands spends relatively more money on short-term admissions for mental and behaviourial disorders than other OECD countries. At hospitals (including GGZ institutions) expenditure on these...