Belgium : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; Supplementary Information

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publication Date:

March 17, 2017

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Following successful reforms during the government’s initial year in office, the year 2016 proved to be more difficult. The terror attacks in Paris and Brussels had a significant, albeit temporary, effect on the economy. The fiscal strategy veered off track, with a sizeable overshoot of the deficit target. Growth prospects for 2017 and beyond are modest, as in other euro area countries. The Belgian labor market remains severely fragmented.

Series:

Country Report No. 17/69

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

March 17, 2017

ISBN/ISSN:

9781475587630/1934-7685

Stock No:

1BELEA2017001

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

69

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