Polluting fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas are increasingly giving way to renewable energies such as solar, hydro and wind power.
Between 2000 and 2014 the trade in Belgian agri-food products has increased by 86.1% and more than doubled with countries outside of the European Union.
As from 1 May, Antwerp-based Hans Van Bylen will be at the head of Henkel, the German multinational that is active worldwide in the production and sales of detergents, cosmetics and adhesives.
The biopharmaceutical company Complix has sealed a deal worth millions with the American pharmaceutical company Merck & Co.
During this past year Galapagos truly excelled on the Brussels stock exchange. The share of the biotechnology company rose by no less than 271 percent in 2015.
The beer giant AB Inbev in Leuven is taking over its South African competitor SABMiller. It is one of the largest company takeovers ever.