Scene in Holland, where GDP is set to drop
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Netherlands GDP contracts amid continued austerity

The Netherlands has confirmed that its economy is still in recession.

The Dutch economy shrank by 0.1% in the second quarter while GDP contracted by 1.7% over a year.

The country's coalition government has yet to agree further austerity measures.

Nigel Cassidy reports.

  • 24 Sep 2013
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