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Monthly archive for "May 2013"

Business news

Zeebrugge, gateway to Europe

Zeebrugge, gateway to Europe Zeebrugge is a prominent port in Central Europe which supplies annually more than 50 million tons of goods. Almost all products that the consumer finds in the stores, transit through this port. During the last decade Zeebrugge has evolved into an…

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Discover Flanders

Watch ‘Think Flanders’ and see what makes a small region big

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Did you know that no less than 92% of total exports from Belgium to China originate from Flanders? Why are so many companies drawn to the northern part of Belgium? Watch ‘Think Flanders’ and find out about the big opportunities in this small region.

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Business news

Flanders & China in numbers

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China is looking to deepen its relationship with Belgium, acknowledging the country as the perfect gateway into Europe. As is clearly illustrated by the following numbers, Flanders as a region, already is a solid business partner of China.

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From left to right : Mr Bert De Graeve, Chairman, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce (FCCC), CEO Bekaert, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang (now Premier), Premier Di Rupo, Mr Christian Reinaudo, CEO, Agfa-Gevaert, Mr Eric Versele, CEO, Barco.
Discover Flanders

8 reasons why your investment in Flanders could be a hole-in-one

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During the 39th Ryder Cup, Flemish golfer Nicolas Colsaerts broke onto the international scene with a bang. The big-hitting rookie showed Flanders has a lot to offer. Discover 8 reasons why your investment in the region could also be a hole-in-one.

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Business news

“Man lives to realise his dreams and create value for society.”

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The FCCC talked with Li Shufu, Chairman of the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., the Chinese automotive manufacturing company that acquired Volvo Cars from Ford in 2010. Read the full interview here.

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Education news

Ghent University competes on world stage

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The university of Ghent appears in the Shanghai Ranking of World Universities, competing with the world’s finest academic institutions. This proves that Flanders offers know-how of a world-class level.

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