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Published on September 11, 2012 12:00 AM
The Belgian economy contracted by 0.5% in the second quarter of 2012, according to statistics released by the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) on Friday,...
Published on September 07, 2012 12:00 AM
This year’s Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), published on September 5, shows a decline in Belgium’s competitiveness...
Published on September 05, 2012 12:00 AM
The government’s recovery plan for the Belgian economy will be heavily influenced by this fall’s developments in the social issues on the...
Published on August 30, 2012 04:22 PM
Two recent publications by the European Commission – the 2012 ‘Ageing Report’ and the ‘Active Ageing and Solidarity Between Generations...
Published on August 24, 2012 12:00 AM
According to the August consumer poll by the National Bank of Belgium (NBB), spring’s increased consumer optimism fell back to the level of depression in...
Published on August 06, 2012 12:00 AM
During the second quarter of 2012, Belgium’s economy shrunk by 0.6%: the worst slump in three years. This is bad news for the government, which could...
Published on August 02, 2012 10:56 AM
According to the latest European Pension Adequacy Report 2012 of the Council of the European Union, employees in Belgium have one of the shortest average...
Published on July 24, 2012 12:00 AM
On July 27, the world will witness the opening of the biggest sports event: the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Before the Games have even begun, Belgium already...
Published on July 20, 2012 12:00 AM
On July 18, the Di Rupo government completed its budget review and decided on a recovery strategy. By safeguarding consumers’ purchasing power, enhancing...
Published on July 17, 2012 12:00 AM
The Belgian Cabinet met last Sunday to discuss the ongoing recovery plan as well as the need for further deficit reduction. The Federal Government remains...

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