The Netherlands’ consumer confidence weakened in October, data from the Central Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday.
The consumer confidence index fell to -10 in October from -5 in September. The score was below the 20-year average of -8 points.
Among components, the economic climate index decreased to -14 in October from -8 in September. The assessment of the future economic climate was less positive and consumers’ opinion on the past economic situation remained unchanged.
The indicator for willingness to buy fell to -7 in October from -3 in the previous month.