ECB opens Brussels office


The European Central Bank (ECB) has opened its first office in Brussels.

"It's a very small office, staffed by two people – a manager and an assistant," an ECB spokesman told

"It is simply going to be used as an additional resource for the ECB in a city to which staff members are frequently going on business trips," he added.

Jean-Pierre Vidal was revealed as head of the new office in Brussels. Before accepting this position he was deputy head of the Monetary Policy Strategy

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