Consumer confidence dips slightly in March
After four consecutive months of improvement, household confidence faltered somewhat in March, settling at a level slightly below its long-term average.
Households have revised downwards their expectations of the general economic situation over the next twelve months and expressed growing fears of a rise in unemployment.
On the personal level, households have stepped up their saving intentions, while expectations of their own financial situation remain basically the same.
Source: National Bank of Belgium
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