IMF staff sees Dutch economic growth around 2 pct in 2016, 2017

IMF staff sees Dutch economic growth around 2 pct in 2016, 2017

Thursday 1438/3/9 – 2016/12/08

AMSTERDAM, Rabi’I 09, 1438, December 08, 2016, SPA — The Dutch economy will grow at around 2 percent this year and next year, International Monetary Fund experts said on Thursday, according to Reuters. IMF Netherlands Mission Chief Thomas Dorsey said at a news conference after a visit that external risks to the trade-dependent Dutch economy were balanced by strong domestic demand that may not be fully accounted for by most models.
The Dutch government’s forecasting office CPB’s most recent projections include GDP groth of 1.7 percent 2016 and 2017.
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