Wallonia’s economy has been on the upswing for two years now, and the region’s businesses are confident about 2018, the Walloon Union of Enterprises, UWE, found after polling more than 400 business leaders.
At the beginning of this week mobile operator Orange Belgium (formerly Mobistar) approached, in a letter, Nethys, the Liège group that controls the telecom player VOO.
A train service between the capitals of Wallonia and France should be ready by December, according to Mobility Minister François Bellot, who released a few details of this project to Sudpresse and La Libre Belgique newspapers on Wednesday, while visiting the Regional Express Network, RER, worksite in Hoeilaart.
Aldi is modernising its 450 stores in Belgium over the coming year and a half.
As some 650 taxi drivers demonstrated this Tuesday against Uber, Uber-Belgium General Director Joost Verdriesen stressed that “all professional drivers have a role to play in improving mobility in Brussels”.
The ministers of Environment of Brussels and Flanders signed a new environmental convention on recycling rechargeable, electric and hybrid car batteries on Monday in Brussels.
The bill that will introduce VAT for professional real estate rentals is a “revolutionary decision”, the Professional Union for the Real Estate sector (UPSI-BVS) said on Saturday.
Belgian banks will be closed for Easter from Friday, 30  March, to Monday, 2  April inclusive, the Belgian Federation of Banks, Febelfin, stated on Friday.
KBC Bank says it is reorganising its network of branches in Flanders, closing eight offices and transforming 66 others into unstaffed, automatic ones.
ArcelorMittal Director-General Manfred Van Vlierberghe announced on Thursday that following the acquisition by the steel giant of the Ilva integrated site in Italy, the European Union will force it to give up some of its sites, including those in Liège, to avoid a monopoly situation.