PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - Belgium

  • ID: 4453210
  • Country Profile
  • Region: Belgium
  • 41 pages
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PESTLE Insights: Macroeconomic Outlook Report - Belgium

Summary

Flemish region is among best performing regions in Belgium. It solely contributed 58.7% to GDP and comprised 57.6% of the Belgian population in 2016. Americas region was leading investor in Belgium with FDI inflows of US$7.3bn, while most European nations divested from the country.

Financial intermediation contributed 29.3% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by other services (24.3%) and mining, manufacturing and utilities (16.7%). In nominal terms, the three sectors grew by 3.0%, 5.0% and 3.8%, respectively in 2018, as per the author's estimates.

Rising trend of the BEL 20 (^BFX) index over last one year exhibits progress of the economy. As of January 17, 2018, BEL 20 (^BFX) index stood at 3,429.7, compared to 4,148.6 on January 17, 2019.

Scope
  • Belgium ranked third out of 160 nations in the World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI) in 2018
  • Several firms, along with funding from European Commission (EC), have invested US$1.5bn in 54 transport projects out of 114 eligible proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility during 2014-2017.
Reasons to Buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

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  • KBC
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  • List of Exhibits
  • Did you Know?
  • Country Highlights
  • Country Snapshot
  • PESTLE Insights
  • Political Landscape
  • Economic Landscape
  • Social Landscape
  • Technological Landscape
  • Legal Landscape
  • Environmental Landscape
  • Outlook
List of Figures
  • Exhibit 1: Belgium’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Western Europe and the World Average
  • Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
  • Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
  • Exhibit 4: Belgium Stock Market (BEL 20 (^BFX))
  • Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
  • Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows in Belgium (2013-2017) and FDI Share by Sector (2017)
  • Exhibit 7: Investment by Region and Country (2017)
  • Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
  • Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
  • Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017)
  • Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance
  • Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance
  • Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2017
  • Exhibit 14: Vehicles, % of World Total, 2017
  • Exhibit 15: Interest Rates
  • Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate
  • Exhibit 17: Public Finance
  • Exhibit 18: General Government Debt
  • Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment
  • Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages
  • Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index
  • Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
  • Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population
  • Exhibit 24: Gender Split
  • Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2017
  • Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Mn population, 2018
  • Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of manufactured exports), 2017
  • Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Belgium 2019
  • Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2017
  • Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions
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  • Ageas
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