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Environment
In 2020, 1,631 specialised enterprises were active in the environmental sector[1] , employing a total of 18,000 persons. The turnover and added value in the environmental sector amounted to 7.2...
Enterprises
During the week from 31 October to 6 November included (week 44), the business courts pronounced 135 bankruptcies, resulting in a total of 446 job losses. So the figures for...
Environment
In 2020, the total environmental protection expenditure by the mining and quarrying industry and the manufacturing industry decreased by 5.8% due to the 16.8% decrease in current expenditure (labour cost...
Agriculture & fishery
Between August and September 2022, the producer price for animals and animal products rose by 2.0%. The producer price for pigs rose by 4.8% and that for eggs by 15.5%...
Economic indicators
The volume of sales in retail trade, excluding fuels, has decreased by 0.9% in September 2022 compared to the same month last year. In the same period, the sharpest increases...
Environment
The total quantity of packaging placed on the Belgian market increased by 4.6 % in 2020 compared to 2019 and amounts to just over 1.9 million tonnes. Paper and cardboard...
Population
Statbel has updated its provisional mortality figures until 16 October 2022. We have been able to refine our publication on mortality per day in Belgium and we publish now data...
Economic indicators
In September 2022 , compared to the previous month, the producer price index of industry excluding construction has increased by 1.5%. A split of this figure in energy and the...
Economic indicators
In August 2022, the seasonally adjusted industrial turnover index reflected a decrease of 2.7% compared to July 2022. The calendar adjusted index reflected an increase of 26.3% compared to August...
Consumer prices
Consumer price index of October 2022 Inflation in October has gone up from 11.27% to 12.27%, reaching its highest level since June 1975, when it stood at 12.50%. The consumer...