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


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

LuxCSD1 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).

LuxCSD will fully support its clients in the EIS.

Impact on clients

LuxCSD clients shall ensure that their tax certification is up to date as per Announcement L24003.  

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. LuxCSD refers to LuxCSD S.A., registered office at 42, Avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-154.449.