News

Agriculture & fishery
In August, the quantity of fish landed by Belgian vessels and sold in Belgian ports has increased to 1,181 tonnes. Compared to the same period last year, landings of sole...
Population
45,059 marriages have been contracted in 2018, i.e. a slight increase of 1.7 % compared to the previous year. With 38,921 new declarations, legal cohabitations are rather stable (-0.3 %...
Enterprises
Value of industrial production in euros according to the main activity of the unit 2019 (January - August). Deliveries in value and in quantity according to the NACE, the CPA...
Enterprises
At the end of August 2019, there were precisely 1,000,000 VAT-registered enterprises active in our country, i.e. 3.7 % more than the year before. In August 2019, the number of...
Mobility
In 2018, 285 million tonnes of goods were transported by road by vehicles registered in Belgium (lorries and road tractors with a load capacity of at least one tonne). This...
Economic indicators
In September 2019, compared to the previous month, the producer price index of industry excluding construction has increased by 0.5%. A split of this figure in energy and the rest...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the figures on building permits until July 2019. Annual evolution The number of permits issued for new residential buildings in the first 7...
Economic indicators
In August 2019, the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected an increase of 1.5% compared to July 2019. The calendar adjusted index reflected a decrease of 1.0% compared to August...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of October 2019 Inflation decreased from 0.80 % to 0.48 in October. The consumer price index this month increases by 0.39 point or 0.36 %. Inflation based...
In 2017, 6,491 tonnes of pesticide substances were placed on the Belgian market. This represents a 7 % decrease compared to the previous year. Fungicides and bactericides saw their market...