Belgium's central bank released revised figures on Wednesday showing the economy grew faster than originally reported in the first quarter.
The economy grew 0.6% in the first quarter from the final three months of 2016 and expanded 1.6% on the year earlier period, the bank said.
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That is the fastest quarterly growth since the second quarter of 2015.
The bank originally reported quarterly growth of 0.5% in the first three months of 2017 and annual growth of 1.5%.
Belgium's economy has enjoyed modest growth in the last three years since suffering a mild recession in 2013 during the region's financial crisis.
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May 31, 2017 09:14 ET (13:14 GMT)