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Economic indicators
In October 2019 , the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected a decrease of 0.8% compared to September 2019. The calendar adjusted index reflected a decrease of 2.7% compared to...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index for December 2019 Inflation increases from 0.39 % to 0.76 % in December. The consumer price index increases by 0.14 point or 0.13 % this month. Inflation...
Economic indicators
In October 2019 , the seasonally adjusted production index reflected a decrease of 1.8% compared to September 2019. The calendar adjusted production index reflected an increase of 4.8% compared to...
Agriculture & fishery
50.8 million litres of milk were produced in August 2019. The major part of it (27.2 million litres, or 53 %) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 39 %...
Enterprises
In November 2019 , 745 businesses in Belgium went bankrupt. These bankruptcies resulted in a loss of 1,368 jobs: 754 full-time employees, 308 part-time employees and 306 salaried employers. The...
Agriculture & fishery
76,223 bovine animals were slaughtered in October 2019 . The number of slaughtered pigs was 994,984 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 26,862,786 units. In 2018 ,...
Economic indicators
The volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, has increased by 1% in October 2019 compared to the same month last year. In the same period, the sharpest increase...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the house prices in Belgium for the third quarter of 2019. The main results are the following: The Belgian median price for an...
Enterprises
In the first semester of 2019, the outstanding balance of consumer credit amounted to 22.8 billion euros.
Work & training
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the main results of the Labour Force Survey for the third quarter of 2019. After a very strong second quarter where the employment...