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Economy

A snapshot of the economy in the Brussels-Capital Region in figures

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The Brussels-Capital Region is an indisputable driver of economic growth in Belgium. There is a high concentration of high added value activities in the Region.

On this page, you will find statistics on:

  • economic activity in the Brussels-Capital Region: GDP, added value, investments, imports and exports,
  • companies in Brussels: their number and their movements.
     

You will also find the monthly results of the consumer and business surveys conducted by the National Bank of Belgium.

The last section presents the expected evolution of economic activity in Brussels. These medium-term macroeconomic projections are produced by the three Belgian regions and the Federal Planning Bureau.

 

Remark: Published data are the latest available; for more detailed figures or relating to other periods, please send your request using the form.

Figures

  • Economic activity (.xls) (FR) -    07/2018 
    (GDP, value added, investments, imports and exports)
  • Companies (.xls) (FR) -   10/2018 
    (Number, births, deaths and bankruptcies)
  • Economic climate (.xls) (FR) -   11/2018  
    (Brussels consumer and business survey)

 

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