Belgium’s government has done nothing over the past four years to reduce the competitive disadvantage industrial consumers suffer because of much high electricity prices than in neighbouring countries, the Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers, Febeliec, said on Wednesday.
Just 9% of Belgian women decide to become their own bosses, whereas one in three say they are tempted to go into business, a nationwide study commissioned by the Woman Up Project revealed on Tuesday.

Retail sales rise in EU, fall in Belgium

Monday, 05 March 2018 20:30
Retail sales in Belgium dipped by 0.2% in January, on an annualised basis, after falling by 2.9% in December 2017, according to the European Union (EU) statistical office, Eurostat.
The European Union has got one step closer to developing super-fast internet.
The Financial Services and Markets Authority, FSMA, has warned against platforms proposing investments in crypto-currencies on the World Wide Web, noting that scammers have often been behind these platforms, which have been mushrooming on the Internet in recent weeks.
The next issue of State bonds will be on the 4th of March and will have a coupon of 0.90%, Belgium’s Debt Agency announced on Tuesday.
The Centre pour la cybersécurité Belgique (CCB – Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium) on Monday launched an online reference guide for businesses and organizations.

Air Belgium registers its first two planes

Friday, 16 February 2018 17:13
Air Belgium’s first two planes were registered on Friday, taking the airline a step further towards meeting an end-of-March target date for launching its first commercial flight.
Out of 5,000 establishments in Belgium’s hotel, bar and restaurant sector monitored in 2017, 12% had not activated their mandatory black boxes, while a second, unregistered, black box was discovered in 5.77% of them, the Finance Department confirmed on Thursday.
Brussels risks not being the first city in Belgium to be equipped with 5G technology, Agoria, a federation of technological and allied companies, warned on Monday.