Industrial production in Belgium increased 6.5 percent year-on-year in February of 2019, following a 4.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest gain in industrial activity since November of 2017, as output advanced faster for manufacturing (6.7 percent from 4.1 percent in January) and rebounded sharply for mining & quarrying (3.1 percent from -1.6 percent). Meanwhile, production slowed for electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply (3.5 percent from 4.9 percent) and it fell for water supply (-3.9 percent from 0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output showed no growth, after a 5 percent jump in January. Industrial Production in Belgium averaged 2.58 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 21.90 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of -19.90 percent in April of 2009.

Industrial Production in Belgium is expected to be 2.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Belgium to stand at 2.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Belgium Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-25 09:05 AM Industrial Production YoY 2.5% 2.0% 0.3%
2019-02-25 10:00 AM Industrial Production YoY 0.2% 3.7% 3%
2019-04-25 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 4.4% -0.4% 2.1%
2019-04-25 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 6.5% 4.4% 1%
2019-05-24 09:30 AM Industrial Production YoY 6.5% 5.5%
2019-06-25 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY
2019-07-25 09:00 AM Industrial Production YoY


Belgium Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -3.20 -0.70 9.20 -31.80 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 6.50 4.40 21.90 -19.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 5.00 11.90 -9.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 6.70 4.10 25.40 -21.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.40 79.50 85.00 69.70 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 948.00 909.00 1322.00 262.00 Companies [+]
Car Registrations 53498.00 54873.00 64963.00 13593.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16275.93 15930.63 16275.93 4020.54 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 4372220.00 4315399.00 5060890.00 1986541.00 IP [+]
Mining Production 3.10 -1.60 62.40 -43.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 570.00 515.00 1488.00 237.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Changes In Inventories 1970.00 1557.00 2379.00 -1451.00 EUR Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 76.61 76.57 76.61 5.05 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 19.00 24.00 15.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 75.00 77.00 52.50 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 17.00 16.00 29.00 15.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 45.00 52.00 52.00 20.00 [+]
Electricity Production 7368.00 6663.00 8558.00 4047.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


Belgium Industrial Production

In Belgium, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: chemical products (19 percent of total production); food products and beverages (16 percent); basic metals (11 percent); motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (10 percent); pharmaceuticals (8 percent); machinery and equipment (5 percent); and fabricated metal products (5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Belgium Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Belgium Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.50 4.40 21.90 -19.90 2001 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -13.40 Mar/19
Australia 2.80 Dec/18
Brazil -6.10 Mar/19
Canada -0.68 Feb/19
China 5.40 Apr/19
Euro Area -0.60 Mar/19
France -0.90 Mar/19
Germany -0.90 Mar/19
India -0.10 Mar/19
Indonesia -4.00 Feb/19
Italy -1.40 Mar/19
Japan -4.30 Mar/19
Mexico -0.15 Mar/19
Netherlands -1.70 Mar/19
Russia 4.60 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 2.34 Sep/18
Singapore -4.80 Mar/19
South Africa 1.20 Mar/19
South Korea -2.80 Mar/19
Spain -3.10 Mar/19
Switzerland 4.30 Mar/19
Turkey -2.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.30 Mar/19
United States 0.90 Apr/19


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