The Dutch economy grew by 0.2 percent on quarter in the three months to September 2018, following a 0.7 percent expansion in the previous period, matching market expectations, and in line the preliminary estimates. It is the lowest growth rate since the second quarter of 2016, as exports growth slowed while both household spending and investment showed no growth. Also, government spending stalled. GDP Growth Rate in Netherlands averaged 0.55 percent from 1988 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.70 percent in the first quarter of 1999 and a record low of -3.60 percent in the first quarter of 2009.
GDP Growth Rate in Netherlands is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Growth Rate in Netherlands to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.