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After last month’s strong improvement, the consumer confidence indicator has fallen back a bit in January. For the first time since September 2020, prospects about the general economic situation as well as expectations about unemployment trends have deteriorated.

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The National Bank has estimated the impact on the Belgian economy on the basis of a Brexit deal with a free trade agreement. It has also calculated that the agreement should help boost Belgian GDP by 0.4 of a percentage point within five years over and above the trajectory used in its December economic projections that were compiled under the assumption of a no-deal Brexit.

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  • Press release - Business confidence indicator (2021-01)

  • Key figures of the Central Individual Credit Register

  • Press release - NAI - Regional accounts - Regional breakdown of household accounts and final consumption expenditure by institutional sector (2018)

  • Press release - NAI - Regional Accounts - Variables by branch of activity (2018-2019)

  • Press release - NAI - Flash estimate (2020-IV)

  • National accounts - Quarterly accounts (F-N) (2020-III)

  • Regional accounts (F-N) (2019)

  • Economic indicators for Belgium (2021-04)

  • Economic indicators for Belgium (2021-05)

  • Economic indicators for Belgium (2021-06)

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