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Kingdom of the Netherlands :, Netherlands: 2009 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of the Netherlands: Netherlands

The staff report for the Netherlands’ 2009 Article IV Consultation describes the economic developments and policies. State interventions in the financial sector have been broadly appropriate and consistent with a sound fix-it-and-exit approach. Measures have included capital injections, nationalization, and government guarantees. Although systemic risks have been addressed effectively and risk-weighted capital ratios are above required minima, building up equity to levels deemed more adequate in regulatory reform proposals and brisker lending to support the economic recovery may require banks to tap considerable extra capital
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Executive Summary; I. Staff Appraisal; II. Economic and Financial Situation; A. Real Activity and Inflation; B. Financial Institutions; Banks; Insurance and pension funds; C. Households and Corporations; D. Public Sector; E. External; Text Box; 1. External Competitiveness; III. Macro-Financial Linkages; IV. Cross-Border Spillovers; V. Macro Outlook; A. Central Scenario; Prospects for 2009 and 2010; Medium and long-term prospects; B. Risks; VI. Key Policy Issues; VII. Restoring Health to the Financial System; A. Troubled Assets and Capital Adequacy
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non fiction
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1 online resource (111 p.)
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