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PESTLE Insights: Belgium - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

PESTLE Insights: Belgium - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Summary

The Flemish region is among the best performing regions in Belgium. It solely contributes 58.7% to the GDP and comprises 57.6% of the Belgian population

Synopsis

Macroeconomic Outlook Report of Belgium identifies the potentials of Belgium as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure

Scope

  • Belgium ranked 25th out of 136 nations in the MLCRI 2017. The country’s score is in the very low risk nations band (below 30).
  • According to the European Commission (EC), 15 infrastructure projects have been approved by the European Investment Bank as of September 2017. The projects are set to trigger EUR4.6 bn (US$4.9 bn) total investments
  • Europe continues to be the leading investor in Belgium with US$19,686 m FDI in 2016, followed by Asia and Americas with US$949 m and US$642 m FDI, respectively
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.


List of Exhibits
Did you Know?
Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
Country’s Position in MLCRI (MarketLine Country Risk Index)
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
Outlook
List of Tables
Exhibit 1: Belgium Stock Market (BEL 20 (^BFX))
Exhibit 2: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 3: FDI Inflows, Greenfield Investments and FDI by Sector’s Share
Exhibit 4: Investment by Region and Country
Exhibit 5: Key Infrastructure indicators
Exhibit 6: Belgium's performance in country risk analysis in comparison to developed European nations and the world
Exhibit 7: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Comparison
Exhibit 10: Exports, Imports and Trade Balance
Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2012, 2014, 2016
Exhibit 13: Total Value of Vehicles other than Railway or Tramway Rolling-stock, and Parts and Accessories thereof Export as % of World Export, 2016
Exhibit 14: Interest Rates
Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate
Exhibit 16: Public Finance
Exhibit 17: General Government Debt
Exhibit 18: Employment/Un-employment
Exhibit 19: Minimum Monthly Wages, 2012–16
Exhibit 20: Labor Cost Index
Exhibit 21: Age-Group Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 23: Gender-Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 24: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted per million Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 26: Business R&D Expenditure (% of total expenditure), 2015
Exhibit 27: Doing Business In Belgium, 2017
Exhibit 28: Corruption Perception Index
Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Belgium Stock Market (BEL 20 (^BFX))
Exhibit 2: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 3: FDI Inflows, Greenfield Investments and FDI by Sector’s Share
Exhibit 4: Investment by Region and Country
Exhibit 5: Key Infrastructure indicators
Exhibit 6: Belgium's performance in country risk analysis in comparison to developed European nations and the world
Exhibit 7: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 8: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 9: Real GDP Growth Comparison
Exhibit 10: Exports, Imports and Trade Balance
Exhibit 11: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 12: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2012, 2014, 2016
Exhibit 13: Total Value of Vehicles other than Railway or Tramway Rolling-stock, and Parts and Accessories thereof Export as % of World Export, 2016
Exhibit 14: Interest Rates
Exhibit 15: Exchange Rate
Exhibit 16: Public Finance
Exhibit 17: General Government Debt
Exhibit 18: Employment/Un-employment
Exhibit 19: Minimum Monthly Wages, 2012–16
Exhibit 20: Labor Cost Index
Exhibit 21: Age-Group Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 23: Gender-Wise Share in Total Population
Exhibit 24: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 25: Number of Patents Granted per million Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 26: Business R&D Expenditure (% of total expenditure), 2015
Exhibit 27: Doing Business In Belgium, 2017
Exhibit 28: Corruption Perception Index
Exhibit 29: CO2 Emissions

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