Belgium Economy

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Belgium's economy has largely prospered due to its central geographic location, developed transport network, and diversified industrial and commercial base. Except for coal, which is not economical to exploit, Belgium has essentially no natural resources, however, most traditional industrial sectors are still represented. Despite this heavy industrial component, services make up 74.9% of the GDP which is at $469 billion according to 2010 estimates.

Major Belgium Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Central Banks (View all 1)
Belgium Balance With Eurosystem/Target May 2018 -6.219B EUR
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
Belgium Consumer Price Index Jun 2018 106.68 0.28%
Belgium Inflation Rate Jun 2018 2.60% 13.04%
Employment (View all 1)
Belgium Unemployment Rate May 2018 6.00% 0.00%
Belgium Youth Unemployment Rate Mar 2018 17.00% 0.00%
Energy (View all 1)
Belgium Petroleum Products Demand Apr 2018 2.44M mt -15.42%
GDP (View all 1)
Belgium Real GDP Growth (SCA) Q1 2018 1.30% 0.00%
House Prices (View all 1)
Belgium House Price Index Q4 2017 154.33 0.80%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Belgium Long Term Interest Rate Jun 2018 0.79% -4.82%
Market Indexes (View all 1)
Belgium Change in Stocks (DISCONTINUED) (SCA) Q2 2014 -1.103B EUR
Monetary (View all 1)
Belgium TARGET Transactions Value Jun 2018 1.971T EUR 3.91%
Producer Prices (View all 3)
Belgium Manufacturing Producer Price Index (NSA) Jan 2018 110.60 0.73%
Sentiment Surveys (View all 1)
Belgium Consumer Confidence Indicator Jun 2018 -1.60
Belgium Economic Sentiment Indicator Jun 2018 106.00 0.09%
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