The Dutch current account balance increased by €7.1 billion in the third quarter of 2023 compared to a year ago, reaching a record level of €32.2 billion. The increase can be attributed to developments in the goods account and the primary income.Read more
Economic Developments and Outlook – December 2019
Published: 29 July 2022
The half-yearly publication Economic Developments and Outlook highlights DNB's forecasts for the Dutch economy. They are placed against the backdrop of recent national and international developments.
In his introductory remarks at the Fifth Macroprudential Policy and Research Conference at the ECB in Frankfurt Klaas Knot discussed some of the challenges in using macro-prudential tools.Read more
The Dutch financial sector must be prepared to face increasing interest rate and credit risks at financial institutions. In addition, lower liquidity in financial markets may cause price fluctuations in one market to spill over to other parts of the financial system more quickly.Read more
“Risks to financial stability increase due to rapidly rising interest rates. Rising interest rates have made it more expensive for households and businesses in the Netherlands to borrow money.” Klaas Knot said this today at the presentation of DNB’s autumn 2023 Financial Stability Report.Read more