Country Analysis Report: Netherlands, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Published: January 2014

Publisher: MarketLine

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Pages: 72

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Report description

The Netherlands’ economy has high trade intensity compared to its OECD counterparts as of 2012. The European debt crisis affected the economy badly and it contracted by 1.24% in 2012. The country’s banking sector is recovering slowly amidst slow global growth. However, rising unemployment and weak economic recovery is a concern.

Features and benefits

  • Understand how the Netherlands can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
  • Gain an understanding of the political situation in the Netherlands, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand demographics in the Netherlands through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

Highlights

The PESTLE analysis of the Netherlands identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.

The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in the Netherlands, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of the Netherlands' economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.

Your key questions answered

  • How does the Netherlands perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
  • What is the legal structure in the Netherlands and are the laws conducive to investment?
  • How does the Netherlands perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
  • How does the Netherlands perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

Table of contents


OVERVIEW
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals

KEY FACTS AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
Key facts
Geographical location

PESTLE ANALYSIS
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Improving international relations
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Pre-1950s

1950–80

1980–2000

2000–04

2005–13
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of the government
Structure of legislature
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook

ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution

2002–13
Structure and policies
Financial system
Financial authorities and regulators
Key policies
Performance
GDP and growth rate overview
GDP composition by sector
Fiscal situation
Current account
Foreign trade
International investment position
Credit rating
Monetary situation
Key monetary indicators
Outlook

SOCIAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition by age and gender
Education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Outlook

TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property

R&D
Performance
Opportunity sectors
R&D expenditure
Outlook

LEGAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Structure of the judicial system
Legislation affecting business
Tax regulations
Labor law
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook

ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Environmental actions
Biodiversity protection
Participation in global efforts, agreements, and pacts
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook

APPENDIX
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