Friday September 22 2017
Belgium | Credit Rating at 88.19


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Belgium stands at AA with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Belgium was last set at Aa3 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Belgium was last reported at AA- with stable outlook.





Tuesday September 19 2017
Belgium Balance of Trade at 3847.80 EUR Million


Belgium's trade surplus widened to EUR 3.85 billion in July 2017 from EUR 1.63 billion in the same month a year earlier. Exports fell 4.2 percent to EUR 27.46 billion as sales to the EU dropped 8.7 percent while those to countries outside the EU advanced 7.3 percent. Meanwhile, imports declined at a much faster 12.7 percent to EUR 23.61 billion, due to a fall in purchases from both the EU (-18.6 percent) and countries outside the EU (-2.6 percent). In the first half of the year, the trade surplus widened to EUR 13.70 billion from EUR 11.55 billion in the same period of 2016.





Tuesday September 19 2017
Belgium Imports at 23607.60 EUR Million


Imports to Belgium shrank 12.7 percent from the previous year to EUR 23.61 billion in July 2017, due to a fall in purchases from both the EU (-18.6 percent) and countries outside the EU (-2.6 percent).





Tuesday September 19 2017
Belgium Exports at 27455.40 EUR Million


Exports from Belgium fell 4.2 percent from the previous year to EUR 27.46 billion in July 2017, as sales to the EU dropped 8.7 percent while those to countries outside the EU advanced 7.3 percent.





Tuesday September 19 2017
Belgium Consumer Confidence at 3.00


Belgium’s consumer confidence indicator rose to 3 in September 2017 from 2 in the previous month. It was the highest reading since July 2001, due to an improvement in consumers' outlook over the next 12 months regarding their financial situation (0 from -1 in August) and unemployment (-2 from 0). By contrast, households' expectations about their savings position deteriorated (3 from 4 in August) while the outlook for general economic conditions was unchanged (at 6).





Tuesday September 19 2017
Belgium Construction Output at 0.20 percent


Construction output in Belgium increased 0.20 percent in June of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday September 18 2017
Belgium Harmonised Consumer Prices at 104.64 Index Points


Harmonised Consumer Prices in Belgium increased to 104.64 Index Points in August from 103.13 Index Points in July of 2017.





Monday September 18 2017
Belgium Core Inflation Rate at 1.50 percent


Core Inflation Rate in Belgium increased 1.50 percent in August of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday September 18 2017
Belgium Core Consumer Prices at 104.34 Index Points


Core Consumer Prices in Belgium increased to 104.34 Index Points in August from 102.38 Index Points in July of 2017.





Saturday September 16 2017
Belgium Eletricity Production at 7421.00 Gigawatt-hour


Electricity Production in Belgium increased to 7421 Gigawatt-hour in July from 6772 Gigawatt-hour in June of 2017.