Inflation in Netherlands
Netherlands - Harmonized Inflation (end of period)
Inflation moderates a notch in February
In February, consumer prices increased 0.7% over the previous month after remaining flat in January. The main drivers of the increase were rising food and transport prices, which were partially offset by falling prices in the consumption abroad category. Despite the pronounced price increase in February, annual inflation inched down to 1.9% from 2.0% in January. Annual average HICP inflation, based on the harmonised index of consumer prices, stepped up to 1.2% in February, representing the highest inflation rate since October 2009. The Central Bank expects HICP inflation to average 1.5% in 2011 and 1.6% in 2012.
Netherlands - Harmonized Inflation (eop) Data
|Inflation Rate (HICP, annual variation in %, eop)||1.4||-0.1||0.5||0.7||1.2|
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Netherlands Harmonized Inflation (eop) Chart
Source: Statistics Netherlands and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||-0.06||5.70 %||Jan 01|
|Exchange Rate||1.12||0.65 %||Dec 31|
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January 22, 2020
Consumer confidence dropped from minus 2 in December to minus 3 in January, as the index remained below the neutral zero-mark that separates pessimism from optimism among consumers.
January 2, 2020
The Dutch manufacturing sector ended the year on a sour note, as operating conditions worsened at the strongest pace in over six-and-a-half years in December: The NEVI Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), produced by IHS Markit, fell to 48.3 in December from 49.6 in November, remaining below the 50-threshold that separates an overall increase from an overall decrease compared to the prior month. The contraction was driven by the steepest reduction in output in over a decade as well as a sharp drop in order book volumes.
December 30, 2019
At the close of the year, sentiment among Dutch manufacturers ticked up marginally.
December 24, 2019
A second reading of national accounts data revealed that the economy grew 0.4% quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter, matching the preliminary estimate and Q2’s result, and continuing to cruise above the Euro area average.
December 20, 2019
Sentiment among Dutch consumers was unchanged in December from the prior month at minus 2.