Netherlands

In-depth country-focused analysis on the Netherlands' economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of the Netherlands' operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect the Netherlands, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact the Netherlands' industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in the Netherlands before your competitors.

Netherlands Country Risk

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Core Views Netherland's economic growth will be supported by the recovery in global trade, while the ongoing stagnation in the eurozone will prevent a stronger performance over the medium term....

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Netherlands Industry Coverage (10)

Autos

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BMI maintains a bearish outlook on autos sales in the Netherlands in 2014, forecasting a 2.7% drop in volumes over the full year. This comes on the back of expected weakness in the passenger car...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View:  The improvement in the recent headline GDP data for the Netherlands has been driven by household expenditure and net trade dynamics. Household consumption expanded by 0.2% q-o-q in the...

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Freight Transport

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The Dutch economy rebounded in the second quarter of 2014, having posted a surprise contraction in the first three months of the year. Moreover, the economy has expanded at a time when Germany,...

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Insurance

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BMI View : As of late 2014, the latest commentary from the major insurance companies confirms that premiums are growing slowly (if at all). Fortunately, all the leaders are, in different ways,...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View :   The Dutch medical device market is expected to expand at a subdued rate over the next five years with a US dollar CAGR of 3.2% forecast for the 2013-2018 period....

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Metals

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BMI View: The Netherlands' metals sector has put recent volatility behind it, and is looking forward to enjoying a sustained period of growth in both steel production and consumption through...

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Petrochemicals

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Although there are considerable downside risks over the short term, Dutch petrochemicals still offer some distinct competitive advantages in the medium-to-long term. The size and integration of the...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: The contraction of the Dutch economy during the first quarter of 2014 casts doubt on the durability of its recovery. The government will continue with austerity measures to meet the...

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Renewables

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BMI View :  O verall the future is looking positive for the renewable energy market in the Netherlands. While government downgrades of renewable energy targets undermined confidence in the sector...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: New data shed fresh light on the Netherlands' wireline and mobile voice and data services markets. Internet telephony services lifted the wireline voice market in 2012/13 but the mobile...

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