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Renaissance of a historical building in the heart of Brussels

Constructed in 1872, the building that housed the former Union du crédit de Bruxelles had not opened its doors to the public for almost 30 years. Defaced, pillaged, damaged by fire …the building was finally rescued and restored by the National Bank.

The labour market: theme of the next National Bank of Belgium seminar for teachers

The National Bank’s third seminar for secondary-school Economics teachers scheduled for this October will enable participants to get a general overview of the Belgian labour market, its functioning and its various stakeholders.

Katanga Crosses

In June 2010 the Democratic Republic of Congo celebrated the 50th anniversary of its independence, giving us a good opportunity to bring up a very unusual object hailing from one of the country’s southern provinces, Katanga. It is the copper cross.