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Enterprises
During the week from 14 to 20 December included (week 51), the business courts pronounced 180 bankruptcies. This number of bankruptcies is the highest since week 39 (21/09 - 27/09)...
Economic indicators
In October 2020, the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected an increase of 1.8% compared to September 2020. The calendar adjusted index reflected a decrease of 7.6% compared to October...
Economic indicators
In the third quarter of 2020, output prices for services remained stable compared to the same quarter the year before. In other words, inflation amounts to 0 %. The sectors...
Economic indicators
The index of seasonally adjusted wages and salaries in industry amounted to 108.69 in the third quarter of 2020. This represents a decrease of 2.8% compared to the third quarter...
Economic indicators
The index of seasonally adjusted of the number of hours worked in industry amounted to 99.73 in third quarter 2020. This represents a decrease of 3.6% compared to third quarter...
Consumer prices
Average annual inflation rate amounted to 0.74% in 2020 Inflation decreased from 0.51 % to 0.41 % in December. The consumer price index this month increases by 0.03 points or...
Agriculture & fishery
65,033 bovine animals were slaughtered in November 2020. The number of slaughtered pigs was 970,636 animals, and the number of slaughtered chickens amounted to 23,422,091 units. The results for November...
Housing
Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the house prices for the third quarter of 2020 in Belgium, based on the deeds of sale registered by the FPS Finances. The...
Agriculture & fishery
50.9 million litres of milk were produced in August 2020. The major part of it (30.3 million litres, or 59.5%) was semi-skimmed milk. Whole milk accounted for 34.1% of the...
Mobility
In the second quarter of 2019, inland waterway vessels have transported more than 38 million tonnes of goods on Belgian inland waterways. This is an decrease of 2.4 % compared...