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Belgium consumer confidence steady in August

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Staff Writer | August 20, 2016
Belgium's consumer confidence remained unchanged in August, survey data from the National Bank of Belgium showed.
Belgium consumer confidence
Belgium   The consumer confidence index remained unchanged
The consumer confidence index remained unchanged at -4. A higher reading of -3 was last recorded in December. The four sub-indices showed modest changes during August.

Households were slightly less pessimistic regarding the national economic outlook in the next 12 months, but their view on the unemployment situation deteriorated.

Consumers' expectations regarding the personal financial situation in the next 12 months was unchanged, but they were less positive regarding their saving capacity.