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Illustration picture shows a plenary session of the Walloon... Photo d'actualitéAcier,Belgique,Gouvernement,Horizontal,Illustration,Montrer,Métier,Parlement,Politique,Province de Namur,Réduction d'effectif,Séance plénière,Technique d'illustration,ÉvénementPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIllustration picture shows a plenary session of the Walloon parliament in Namur on January 30, 2013 focusing on the layoffs of some 1300 steel workers. Steel giant ArcelorMittal said it would close six cold-processing facilities in the Liege region of eastern Belgium, eliminating 1,300 jobs. In Belgium, in an echo of other once-powerhouse industries such as coal and shipbuilding, the numbers employed in the steel business collapsed from some 34,000 in 1981 to under 10,000 this year. AFP PHOTO / BELGA / BRUNO FAHY (Photo credit should read BRUNO FAHY/AFP/Getty Images)