The shortage of labour is biting into The Netherlands' growth as the Dutch economy is projected to hit 2.6% growth in 2018, which will decelerate to 1.9% in 2019 and 1.7% in 2020. ABN Amro's projections last week were marginally more ambitious, projecting 2% growth for 2019, down from the 2,5% projection earlier this year.
Both lenders see labour shortages affecting growth in The Netherlands, particularly in the construction sector.
Dutch multinational banking and financial services company Ra...

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