The exchange value of as yet unreturned Belgian franc banknotes

Question discussed at the 2006 general meeting

Since 2002, the Bank has handed over to the State the exchange value of the banknotes withdrawn from circulation for an amount of € 111.8 million, taking into account the exchanged banknotes charged to the account of the Treasury every six months, in accordance with Article 2 of the agreement of 22 February 2002 between the Bank and the Belgian State.