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Flanders, China ‘have a lot to offer each other’

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China is one of Flanders’ most important trading partners. Imports of Chinese goods peaked at more than 11 billion euros ($12.4 billion) in 2014, which makes China Flanders’ seventh-most important supplier. Exports reached nearly 7 billion euros, making China among the top 10 export destinations…

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Business news

Flanders Investment & Trade took part in The 7th China Overseas Investment Fair.

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In order to promote the investment of Chinese companies in Flanders, Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), Brussels Invest & Export as well as Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency  (AWEX) took part in the 7th China Overseas Investment Fair from October 22nd to 23rd 2015. Flanders region…

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Ghent, Europe’s Best Kept Secret

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Our city is no large metropolis, far from it. But where else do you find a destination that fully breaths history, and at the same time is so full of modern city life and culture? National Geographic Traveler Magazine acknowledged this when it placed Ghent…

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Education news

Ghent University maintains strong position in Shanghai ranking

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  Ghent University maintains its strong position in the recently published Shanghai ranking and now takes place 71. As in the previous years, Ghent University has the highest score of all Belgian universities in this world ranking of universities. Since 2003 the Chinese Shanghai Jiaotong…

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Expo Milano 2015 EU-China Days -9,10 June

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The EU-China Business Association (EUCBA) has the pleasure to invite you to the EU-China Days organized by the European Commission at the World Expo in Milan. The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce is a member of the EUCBA and is in charge of the Secretariat-General at the…

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Business news

Flanders Commercial Real Estate Investment Market

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  Belgium is heading to an attractive real estate investment market in 2014 The press release on EY’s annual Real Estate Assets Investment Trend Indicator early 2014 announced that Belgium would be heading for an attractive real estate investment market. These words were translated into…

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Business news

The Automotive Industry in Flanders

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Flanders is synonymous with a thriving and dynamic automotive industry. Building vehicles and developing and producing components has been part of the DNA of our country and our region for decades.

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Business news

Immigration Policy for Highly Skilled Foreigners

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Did you know Flanders’ immigration schemes for highly skilled foreigners? What immigration formalities foreign nationals should fulfill before they are entitled to start working and residing in Belgium?

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Business news

Belgian Pavillion at Airshow China

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With about 650 exhibitors , more than 100,000 professional visitors and some 200,000 visitors during the public days, the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China) is by far the most important international aerospace event in China and the only one with the official…

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High-Level Visit to Belgium

Visit of President Xi Jinping to Belgium

From left to right : Mr Bert De Graeve, CEO Bekaert, Chairman, FCCC; President Xi Jinping, Premier Di Rupo; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs Didier Reynders;  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Pieter De Crem

Chinese President Xi Jinping, accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan and a strong business delegation, has paid a visit to Belgium and to the EU headquarters in Brussels from March 30 till April 1, 2014 as part of a four-nation European tour. He delivered a…

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From left to right : Mr Bert De Graeve, CEO Bekaert, Chairman, FCCC; President Xi Jinping, Premier Di Rupo; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs Didier Reynders; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Pieter De Crem