Feb. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Belgium entered a recession for the second time in three years as the economic contraction deepened in the final months of last year.
Gross domestic product in Belgium, the sixth-largest economy in the euro area, fell 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter from the previous three-month period, the National Bank of Belgium said today in an e-mailed statement. The economy expanded 0.9 percent from the year-earlier period and grew 1.9 percent in the year.
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