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  • Consumers remain hesitant, alternating between a loss and recovery of optimism. In September, the consumer confidence indicator has therefore picked up, wiping out last month’s dip
  • This renewed confidence is solely attributable to an improvement in the macroeconomic outlook  

Consumer survey – September 2018


ECB unveils new €100 and €200 banknotes

ECB President Mario Draghi is op 26 October guest speaker at the National Bank of Belgium. His keynote address will wrap up the National Bank’s two-day international conference on the theme Understanding inflation dynamics: the role of costs, mark-ups and expectations.” 

If you would like to listen to Mario Draghi’s speech, you can register via the link below. 

More information and registration

Mario Draghi
  • Press release - Business confidence indicator (2018-09)

  • Economic indicators for Belgium (2018-39)

  • Economic indicators for Belgium (2018-40)

  • Economic indicators for Belgium (2018-41)

  • Financial accounts of Belgium (2018-II)

  • Press release - Foreign Trade (F-N) (2018-07)

  • Foreign Trade statistic - Monthly Bulletin (F-N) (2018-07)

  • Statistical bulletin (2018-III)

  • Press release - Consumer confidence indicator (2018-10)

  • National accounts - Government accounts (F-N) (2018-10)

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