Amstelveen, August 4, 2017. Growth of the Technical Goods market in the Netherlands stopped during the second quarter, and turned into a small decline compared to last year. The housing market is booming in the Netherlands and this is strongly reflected in the growth of the MDA sector. In other markets, products for individual use show a growing trend, driven by individualization of consumers and the growing number of single person households.
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|Q3 2016 M. EUR||Q4 2016 M. EUR||Q1 2017 M. EUR||Q2 2017 M. EUR||Q2 2017 / Q2 2016 / +/- %||Q1-Q2 2017 M. EUR||Q1-Q2 2017 / Q1-Q2 2016 +/- %|
|Consumer Electronics (CE)||323||462||368||318||-3.5%||687||-2.0%|
|Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)||456||522||508||506||9.5%||1,014||10.3%|
|Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)||191||259||215||212||4.2%||428||3.5%|
|Information Technology (IT)||808||922||859||734||-4.3%||1,594||-0.6%|
|Office Equipment & Consumables (OE)||148||167||163||143||-7.6%||306||-6.3%|
|GfK TEMAX ® Netherlands||2,687||3,191||2,841||2,625||-0.2%||5,466||1.8%|