Research and Information Centre
The National Bank plays an important role in the collection, compilation, analysis and distribution of economic and financial information.
The National Bank collects macro-economic data on the Belgian economy and micro-economic data on individual businesses and economic agents. It endeavours to circulate this information as rapidly and widely as possible.
The National Bank publishes macroeconomic and microeconomic analyses and acts as economic advisor for numerous national bodies.
The National Bank’s economic research is based on a huge set of statistics relating to the financial economy and the real economy.
- Documentation centre
The library of the National Bank is open to students and researchers from Monday to Saturday.
- Central Balance Sheet Office
The Central Balance Sheet Office collects and publishes the annual accounts of Belgian enterprises.
- Central Corporate Credit Register
The Central Corporate Credit Register records the data on all loans of 25,000 euro or more granted for business purposes to legal entities or individuals..
- Central Individual Credit Register
The Central Individual Credit Register records all consumer and mortgage loans.