Netherlands: Business confidence hits new record high in July
July 30, 2021
Business confidence rose to 12.3 in July from June's 11.5. July's result marked the best reading on record. As such, the index moved further above the 0-threshold, signaling increased optimism among businesses.
The record-high headline reading reflected greater optimism regarding order books, views on stocks of finished goods. Attitudes towards output expectations were broadly unchanged, however.