Dutch households to keep most pandemic savings


Dutch households will keep most of the extra savings they accumulated during the pandemic, a survey published by the Netherlands Bank finds.

In the first quarter of 2021, these pandemic savings stood at €46 billion ($54.1 billion), according to the DNB report, published today (August 26). The extra savings are mainly the result of the limited opportunities to spend caused by social distancing measures to counter Covid-19, the DNB says.

The study, carried out in June, says Dutch households

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