The coupon for the upcoming treasury bonds, to be issued on September 4 next, has been set at 0.65%, Belgium’s Debt Agency announced on Tuesday.
As Belgium prepares to host one of its greatest sporting events, the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix – Spa Francorchamps, Wallonia’s Tourism Minister, René Collin, said on Tuesday that his region aimed to pursue the development of its Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) Sector, and increase overnight stays there…
The consumer confidence index in Belgium maintained in August the historic high it achieved the month before, the National Bank of Belgium, BNB, announced on Monday.
The number of pigs reared in Belgium dropped to 6.8 million last year, its lowest level in three decades, according to farm statistics from the Federal Public Service for Economy (SPF Economy).

Fresh increase in benchmark price of eggs

Thursday, 17 August 2017 18:04
The national benchmark price of eggs in Belgium, set each week at an auction in Kruishoutem, West Flanders, went up by 2.5% on Wednesday.
No fewer than 156,413 gasolene-powered vehicles were sold in Belgium in the first half of 2017, the Belgian Car and Cycle Federation, Febiac, announced on Thursday.
Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority, FSMA, warned on Wednesday that operators have been irregularly offering binary options on the Belgian market.
Belgian companies transferred more than 221 billion euros to offshore tax havens in 2016, Le Soir, an evening newspaper, reported on Monday, citing Belgium’s Federal Public Service – Finance department’s statistics on declarations of payments to banks in these countries.
The current rules of Belgium’s Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain, Afsca, are an obstacle to a successful transition to ecological food production in Wallonia, the region’s Minister of Environment and Ecological Transition, Carlo Di Antonio, is quoted as saying in Monday’s issue of Le Soir newspaper.
The development of the 4.5G continues in Belgium, with Proximus announcing on Friday that it was pursuing its deployment in Charleroi, Anvers and Ghent, where the mobile broadband network was launched in February on a few antennas.