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BCP Yield

1.5 billion euros of Belgian Commercial Paper issued

On Thursday 19 October 2023, the Flemish Community issued 1.5 billion euros of Belgian Commercial Paper with a maturity of 3 months. The yield amounted to 4.222%.

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Euro Medium Term Note

2.75 billion euros raised through dual-tranche benchmark transaction

On Tuesday 19 September 2023, the Flemish Community raised 2.75 billion euros through a short 9-year bond and a 19-year sustainability bond by successfully launching and pricing a dual-tranche EUR bond benchmark transaction. The transaction was tremendously successful, setting an all-time order book record.

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Fitch Affirms Flanders’ AA Rating with Negative Outlook

On Friday, 9 June 2023, Fitch affirmed the Flemish Community’s long-term rating at ‘AA’ with negative outlook. The short-term rating remained at F1+.

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