The National Bank of Belgium has been Belgium's central bank since 1850. It performs tasks in the general interest at both national and international level.
Foreign trade growth rates remained high in November 2018
2017: Accelerated growth in economic activity and total employment in all three Regions
In the fourth quarter of 2018, economic activity picked up by 0.3 %. First GDP estimate for 2018 points to a real growth rate of 1.4 %.
Business confidence weakens a little more in January
Consumer confidence drops again slightly in January