Dutch GDP Growth Revised Up

The Dutch economy expanded 0.2 percent in the second quarter of 2015, better than a preliminary estimate of 0.1 percent, but below 0.6 percent reported in the first quarter of 2015.

Gross fixed capital formation increased by 3.2 percent as investments in buildings, infrastructure and software were higher than previously estimated. The private consumption (+0.3 percent), exports (+1.6 percent) and imports (+3.1 percent) also contributed more to the growth, while government consumption decreased 0.1 percent. 

Year-on-year, the GDP expanded 1.8 percent in the second quarter of 2015, compared to a preliminary estimate of 1.6 percent.

Yekaterina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
9/23/2015 11:12:00 AM