Although China’s fast economic expansion is generally seen as a threat for Europe, a report by the Central Planning Bureau (CPB) concludes that 23,000 Dutch jobs are based on trade with China and another 3,000 jobs have been created as the result of Chinese investment in the Netherlands.
There is also has a positive effect on consumer power with cheap Chinese imports such as jeans and shoes saving households €300 annually.
This also has a positive 0.2% influence on inflation, reports the Financieele Dagblad.
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