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City Profile - Brussels ; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

City Profile - Brussels ; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

Summary

Brussels city is the capital of Belgium and the official seat of the European Commission, European Union, and European Parliament. Brussels metropolitan area is the commercial and business hub of Belgium and accounted for 25.7% of the country’s total GDP in 2018. The area's economy is dominated by business service, tourism, financial intermediation, real estate; wholesale and retail trade; hotels and restaurants.

Synopsis

“City Profile - Brussels” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Brussels. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.

Scope

  • The service sectors remain the key contributors to the regional economy - and the major employers.
  • The economy of the area witnessed moderate growth in 2018, which can be attributed to decline in household debt, strong household consumption resulting from high consumer confidence, and supportive monetary policy.
  • Brussels is one of the key tourist destinations in Europe, for both domestic and international tourists. The tourism and hospitality sectors experienced healthy growth in 2018. Strong performance is observed in the construction sector with increasing, number of building permits issued and building completions.
Reasons to buy
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.
  • Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.
  • The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.
  • Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.


City Snapshot
PEST Analysis
Political
Economic
Social
Technology and Infrastructure
Communications
Internal Transport Networks
Connectivity
Airports
Port
Business Environment Analysis
Travel and Tourism
Tourism Flows
Hotels
Attractions
Events
Construction and Real Estate
Investment
Real Estate Market
Retail
Retail Market
Consumption, Income and Prices
Appendix
Sources
Further Reading
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Brussels metropolitan area - key facts, (estimates), 2018
Table 2: Brussels metropolitan area - real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25
Table 3: Brussels metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Table 4: Brussels metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$)
Table 5: Brussels metropolitan area - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total)
Table 6: Brussels metropolitan area - main universities, 2018
Table 7: Brussels metropolitan area - population comparison, 2000-25 (million)
Table 8: Brussels metropolitan area - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)
Table 9: Brussels metropolitan area - mass transit network indicators, 2018
Table 10: Brussels metropolitan area - Brussels-National Airport, key airport indicators, 2016-19*
Table 11: Brussels metropolitan area - Brussels South Charleroi Airport, key airport indicators, 2015-18
Table 12: Brussels office market - office rents, Q2 2019
Table 13: Brussels Capital Region - visitors, 2016-19*
Table 14: Brussels Capital Region - visitors by purpose of visit, 2016-19*
Table 15: Brussels Capital Region - international arrivals by country of residence, 2016-18
Table 16: Brussels Capital Region - nights, 2016-19*
Table 17: Brussels Capital Region - key hotel indicators for all hotels, 2016-19*
Table 18: Brussels Capital Region - key hotel indicators for 3-star hotels, 2016-19*
Table 19: Brussels Capital Region - key hotel indicators for 4-star hotels, 2016-19*
Table 20: Brussels Capital Region - key hotel indicators for 5-star hotels, 2016-19*
Table 21: Brussels metropolitan area - UNESCO world heritage sites
Table 22: Brussels metropolitan area - MICE and other events
List of Figures
Figure 1: Brussels metropolitan area - real GDP and real GDP growth, 2000-25
Figure 2: Brussels metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25
Figure 3: Brussels metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25
Figure 4: Brussels metropolitan area - employment structure, 2000-25(% of total)
Figure 5: Brussels metropolitan area - population comparison, 2000-25
Figure 6: Brussels metropolitan area - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total)

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