EU Issuance Services (EIS): First issuance by National Bank of Belgium - Update


Note: This Announcement, originally published on 9 January 2024, has been updated to include the ISIN of the first issuance. Changes have been highlighted.

Clearstream Banking1 informs clients that the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) confirmed that the first issuance using the EU Issuance Service (EIS) will take place on

17 January 2024

It will be a bill auction with a new 6-months bill (ISIN EU000A3K4EQ8) with trade date 17 January 2024 and settlement date 19 January 2024. NBB will act as Issuer CSD.

A tap issuance on the legacy ISIN will occur on the same trade date via the international central securities depositories (ICSDs).

Clearstream Banking will fully support its clients in the EIS.

Impact on clients

Clearstream Banking clients shall ensure that their tax certification is up to date as per Announcement C24003

Further information

An overview and background information on the EIS can be found under the Market Link Guide – Belgium.

Further information can be found on the NBB’s website.


1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG, registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.