Dutch hurt by downturn

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Series Details 16.11.11
Publication Date 16/11/2011
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The Netherlands became the first triple A-rated northern European country to see its economy contract due to the effects of the eurozone debt crisis, after its GDP unexpectedly shrank by 0.3% in the third quarter of 2011.

Recovery for the Netherlands’ trade-heavy economy was seen to depend on handling of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.

Related Links
RNW, 15.11.11: Dutch economy shrinks, 2012 looking bleak http://www.rnw.nl/english/bulletin/dutch-economy-shrinks-2012-looking-bleak
Website: Statistics Netherlands http://www.cbs.nl/en-GB/menu/home/default.htm
Statistics Netherlands: Press Release, 15.11.11: Dutch economic growth sliding http://www.cbs.nl/NR/rdonlyres/450BF832-93BB-4EE7-8B15-8E59060E38F7/0/pb11e069.pdf
De Volkskrant, 18.11.11: What have the Dutch ever done for us? (via PressEurop) http://www.presseurop.eu/en/content/article/1184091-what-have-dutch-ever-done-us

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