Belgium August Federal Budget Balance

Following is a summary of the August federal budget balance from National Bank of Belgium in Brussels:

                             Jan.-Aug.*   Jan.-Aug.*         Aug.         Aug.
                                   2011         2010         2011         2010
                                --------------Billions of Euros---------------
Budget Balance                   -9.519       -7.202       -0.646       -0.292
NOTE: A negative sign indicates a deficit. The figures exclude spending
by Belgium’s regional governments and social-security spending.
*Bloomberg calculations based on central bank figures.

SOURCE: National Bank of Belgium

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