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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 31, 2016  

CETA a bright light against a protectionist world: Freedland

International trade minister says agreement sets the tone for future talks with Washington.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 24, 2016  

Patience trumps deadlines in EU Canada talks: EU exec

Pressure is on Willonia as outstanding issues are sorted out.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 19, 2016  

Belgian region rejects deadline to sign CETA deal

Francophone region Wallonia is concerned the deal could erode labour, environmental and consumer regulations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 18, 2016  

Belgium still holding up EU approval of Canada trade deal

Looking to make further progress at a two-day summit of EU leaders that starts Oct. 20.

News Construction Manufacturing General
September 2, 2016  

Caterpillar considers closing Belgian site, laying off 2,000

Looking at shifting production to France and other facilities outside Europe.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 29, 2015  

Solvay to buy US Cytec for $5.5B

Belgium company becomes second in aerospace composite materials.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 23, 2015  

Belgium eases business cost with $7.7B tax shift

Offset will come from taxes on energy, alcohol and tobacco.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
October 24, 2012  

Ford shutters Belgian plant, cuts 4,500 jobs

Automaker’s struggling in Europe, and expects to lost more than $1 billion there this year.