Belgian Prime News

This quarterly publication is the result of co-operation between the National Bank, the Federal Public Service Finance and a number of Primary Dealers.

Each number contains a "Consensus forecast" concerning the anticipated movement of the main macroeconomic figures for Belgium, as well as a description of the most striking recent economic developments.

In addition, there is a regular summary of the situation in the market for government paper. The item "Treasury highlights" provides information on the Treasury's decisions in connection with the management of the public debt.

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  • Belgian Prime News N° 66PDF

    The new federal government announces measures for structural reforms and fiscal consolidation the economy

  • Belgian Prime News N° 65PDF

    Revised reference statistics, for a sharper picture of the economy

  • Belgian Prime News N° 64PDF

    Monitoring vulnerabilities and enhancing regulations for a more resilient financial sector: main takeaways from the NBB 2014 Financial Stability Review

  • Belgian Prime News N° 63PDF

    State reforms and economic reforms should go hand in hand to ensure sustainability of welfare in Belgium

  • Belgian Prime News N° 62PDF

    The new instutional set-up in Belgium and the new European budgetary governance requiring a resolute implementation of a credible fiscal strategy

  • Belgian Prime News N° 61PDF

    Five years after Lehman: Where does Belgium stand?

  • Belgian Prime News N° 60PDF

    Positive developments and remaining challenges for a stable financial system serving the economy in Belgium: lessons from the 2013 NBB Financial Stability Review

  • Belgian Prime News N° 59PDF

    The recent budgetary actions taken by the federal government in Belgium, in the context of the most needed structural fiscal consolidation path.

  • Belgian Prime News N° 58PDF

    Laying sound foundations for the future to build confidence in the short run

  • Belgian Prime News N° 57PDF

    Financial crisis in Europe and financing of the Belgian non-financial domestic sectors: A Tale of two Stories?

  • Belgian Prime News N° 56PDF

    Belgium in the current uncertain times

  • Belgian Prime News N° 55PDF

    Need for structural reforms to boost growth still pressing in Belgium and Europe, despite lower financial tensions

  • Belgian Prime News N° 54PDF

    Belgium and the euro area crisis - The political breakthrough clears the way for the necessary economic, financial and fiscal reforms

  • Belgian Prime News N° 53PDF

    The Belgian situation within the context of current turbulences

  • Belgian Prime News N° 52PDF

    Belgium's current robust economic performance should not be taken for granted