The Dutch economy expanded 0.5 percent on quarter in the three months to December 2018, accelerating from a downwardly revised 0.1 percent growth in the previous period and matching market expectations, a preliminary estimate showed. Household consumption and fixed investment rebounded while a negative contribution was made by inventory changes. 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 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.