We provide information and access to data, and the support necessary to help our members successfully establish and operate a foreign bank or financial institution in the Netherlands.

Download here the speech from Dr. Jens Weidmann

President of the Deutsche Bundesbank. Held for the members of the FBA on Thursday 3 November 2016

"No time for complacency – current economic challenges in the euro area"

Monetary and financial statistics for the Netherlands

The link below brings you to statistics for the Netherlands covering a range of areas. A large number of sub-tables is also available on balance of payments and core statistics on financial stability and the Dutch economy (including a macro-economic scoreboard). 

Click here to visit the statistics homepage of DNB

Key statistics for the Dutch economy

DNB (the Dutch Central Bank) publishes key statistics on the Dutch economy in two ways: a 'National Summary Data Page' and a 'Macroeconomic scoreboard'.

Click here to visit the DNB website with Dutch economy key statistics

Statistics for financial institutions

Domestic MFI-statistics (monetary), consolidated banking statistics (supervisory), payments statistics and a table with the number of registered banks on a monthly and yearly basis, can be found by clicking on the link below.

Click here to visit the DNB website with statistics on financial institutions

DNB-study: Perspective on the structure of the Dutch banking sector

About Ernst & Young 'Study on the impact of foreign banks'

This paper from one of our partners provides a critical assessment of the costs and benefits of foreign bank ownership.
It reviews the extensive literature on the impact of foreign banks and uses a unique database on bank ownership, covering 129 countries, to (re-)examine a number of the issues discussed.

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