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Belgian cafe culture in decline

15 September 2004

BRUSSELS – The number of Belgian cafes has fallen by 3.9 percent to 18 922 since last year, it was reported on Wednesday.

The fall is evidence of a steady trend over the past few years where the number of bars has dropped by 28 percent since 1995.

The situation regarding hotels and restaurants is not much better, reports Het Belang Van Limburg.

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Subject: Belgian news