PESTLE Insights: Netherlands - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

  • ID: 4471051
  • Country Profile
  • Region: Netherlands, Holland
  • 39 pages
  • MarketLine
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PESTLE Insights: Netherlands - Macroeconomic Outlook Report


The province of North Holland, South Holland and Nordbrabant contributes 57.4% to the country’s GDP and comprises of 52.5% of the Netherlands’s population


Wholesale, retail and hotels contributed 15.6% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2016, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (15.0%) and financial intermediation, real estate and business activities (13.1%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 3.5%, 1.7% and 3.4% respectively in 2017

  • FDI inflows to Netherlands peaks in 2016 with service sector attracting most of the FDI
  • As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure in Netherlands has deteriorated over the last two years with the decline in the rank from 2nd in 2014 to 4th out of 160 countries in 2016
  • The government of the Netherlands has earmarked 5.9 bn in 2017 for the development of new infrastructure and maintenance and management of roads, railways and waterways
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
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List of Exhibits
Did you Know?
Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape

List of Figures
Exhibit 1: The Netherlands’ Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Developed Europe & Middle East and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: AEX Index
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows (2012-2016), FDI by Sector (2016) and Main Investing Countries (2016)
Exhibit 7: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2016)
Exhibit 10: Export, Import and Trade Balance
Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2016
Exhibit 13: Nuclear Reactors/Boilers, % of World Total, 2016
Exhibit 14: Interest Rates
Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate
Exhibit 16: Public Finance
Exhibit 17: General Government Debt
Exhibit 18: Employment/Unemployment
Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages
Exhibit 20: Labour Cost Index
Exhibit 21: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population
Exhibit 22: Age-group Wise Share of Total Population
Exhibit 23: Gender-wise Share of Total Population
Exhibit 24: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted Per M Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 26: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports)
Exhibit 27: Doing Business in the Netherlands 2018
Exhibit 28: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2016
Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions 36
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