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  • Belgium Urges Burundi to Open Up Politics After President's Vow
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  • President Kagame in Belgium for European Development Days meet
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  • Rwanda: Kagame in Belgium for European Development Days Meet
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  • Belgium: Just not fast enough
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  • Fitch Affirms Belgium at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • CBC/KBC revises growth forecast downward
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  • Fitch Affirms Belgium at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • European Semester 2018 Spring Package explained
  • Travel Councellors celebrate seventh year of international growth!
  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
  • Fitch Affirms Belgium at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Wage Inequality
  • Orange Belgium : Orange Belgium and MEDIALAAN sign a full ...
  • Scope affirms Belgium's credit rating at AA with Stable Outlook.
  • Belgium's organic food production: could do better
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  • European Semester 2018 Spring Package explained
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  • Bulgaria's trade with EU countries rises in Q1
  • The Belgian dairy industry registered strong growth in 2017
  • Food exports surge 11% to €12.5bn
  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
  • Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Wage Inequality
  • Asian Markets Spur Exports Surge from Minnesota
  • German biodiesel exports in Q1 2018 up more than 30 percent
  • Nuts Group buys NLE
  • Why is the Netherlands doing so badly?
  • Budget Committee Deputations: Day One
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  • Improved mood in Europe on data and political front
  • France, Italy Get EU Warning Over Debt Level, Spending Plans
  • Series A funding for Belgium's FinTech 'debt collector' technology
  • Eurozone debt crisis spreads to Belgium on rising political risk
  • Bank Seizes Exelco's Assets: Bloomberg
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  • Fitch Affirms APETRA at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
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  • Angola president's Belgium visit to improve bilateral cooperation

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  • Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on ...

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  • Mobility Minister says 'No' to selling off railway service
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  • Ukrainian defense minister visiting NATO headquarters
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  • Belgian Inmate on Leave Kills 3 in Liège Attack
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  • Poland wants to speed up progress on gas directive
  • Germany targets the atom

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  • Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on ...
  • European regions in urgent need of a Brexit strategy
  • Ireland is world's biggest corporate tax haven - academics

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  • Wang Yi Meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister ...

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    Minister of Health


  • Digital health in Belgium: keeping it simple
  • Maggie De Block wants a more federalised healthcare policy
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    Minister of Infrastructure


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  • Ministers urge that Rastatt lessons are learnt
  • Poland wants to speed up progress on gas directive

    Minister of Sports


  • Mobility Minister says 'No' to selling off railway service
  • Spain's new Prime Minister appoints two openly gay cabinet ministers
  • Secretary of State Zuhal Demir launches an appeal for “fighting ...

    Director of State Security Service


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  • Belgium police attacker 'killed someone day before'
  • Frank Carlucci: Former Pentagon chief who served as crisis ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Current Affairs in Short: 11 June 2018
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  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to August 1

    Permanent Representative to the UN


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  • Belgian SMEs are under-using available European subsidies
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  • National briefs: Police need warrants for driveway searches, the ...
  • Spanish king's brother-in-law: Olympic glory to royal shame

    Opposition


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  • A year on: what has been the impact of Belgian decision allowing ...
  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Time ripe for Belgium's 'golden generation' to ...

    Economic News and Data


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  • Counter Summit “No to war – No to NATO”
  • Increase public investment to spur economic growth, OECD tells ...
  • Fitch Affirms Belgium at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • Froma Harrop - Trump will sink the economy, too
  • Belgium: Just not fast enough
  • Opinion: Trump will sink the economy, too
  • EU May Want to Heed Trump's Call for G8 Restoration, Rebuild Ties ...
  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
  • Scope affirms Belgium's credit rating at AA with Stable Outlook.
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    Investment

  • Increase public investment to spur economic growth, OECD tells ...
  • European structured securities market reports strong growth in ...
  • Message of Belgian investors to Romanian officials: You need a ...
  • How to Invest in Craft Beer
  • Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Wage Inequality
  • Fitch Affirms Belgium at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • European Semester 2018 Spring Package explained
  • Travel Councellors celebrate seventh year of international growth!
  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
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    Demographics

  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
  • Fitch Affirms Belgium at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Wage Inequality
  • Orange Belgium : Orange Belgium and MEDIALAAN sign a full ...
  • Scope affirms Belgium's credit rating at AA with Stable Outlook.
  • Belgium's organic food production: could do better
  • Message of Belgian investors to Romanian officials: You need a ...
  • European Semester 2018 Spring Package explained
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    Export/Import

  • From jam to gin: The five companies making millions by selling ...
  • Bulgaria's trade with EU countries rises in Q1
  • The Belgian dairy industry registered strong growth in 2017
  • Food exports surge 11% to €12.5bn
  • Global Britain: How is our Industry Part of this Bright Future?
  • Europe's Ticking Time Bomb: Wage Inequality
  • Asian Markets Spur Exports Surge from Minnesota
  • German biodiesel exports in Q1 2018 up more than 30 percent
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    Public Spending

  • Nuts Group buys NLE
  • Why is the Netherlands doing so badly?
  • Budget Committee Deputations: Day One
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    Public Debt

  • German ZEW Survey continues to decelerate; UK jobs/wage data ...
  • Improved mood in Europe on data and political front
  • France, Italy Get EU Warning Over Debt Level, Spending Plans
  • Series A funding for Belgium's FinTech 'debt collector' technology
  • Eurozone debt crisis spreads to Belgium on rising political risk
  • Bank Seizes Exelco's Assets: Bloomberg
  • Exclusive: Banks dealing EU sovereign debt may be dragged out of ...
  • Fitch Affirms APETRA at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable
  • German ZEW Survey continues to decelerate; UK jobs/wage data ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-07-30BEInflation Rate YoY JUL1.30%00
    2018-07-30BEInflation Rate MoM JUL0.16%00
    2018-07-30BEGDP Growth Rate QoQ Adv Q20.30%0.40%00
    2018-07-30BEGDP Growth Rate YoY Adv Q21.50%1.70%00
    2018-07-25BEIndustrial Production YoY MAY4.40%00
    2018-07-25BEIndustrial Production MoM MAY-0.60%00
    2018-07-25BEBusiness Confidence JUL0.0100
    2018-07-20BEConsumer Confidence JUL000
    2018-07-16BEBalance of Trade MAY?1740M00
    2018-07-03BERetail Sales MoM MAY-1.70%1.02%00