Belgium is a great country for doing business.
Here you can find a wide variety of commercial properties for rent. Both multinational companies and start-ups often choose office for lease in business centers due to their great flexibility and prestige. Therefore, the industry of serviced offices is in very good shape in Belgium.
If you are not looking to rent workspace yet, here are a few reasons why Belgium is a great place to visit, and Belgian people are lucky to live there.
Fair and motorway
The Foire de Libramont is the largest agricultural open-air fair in Europe with about 200 000 thousand visitors and 5000 brands. The key focus of the fair is renewable energy, recycling, sustainable development. This “green” approach makes it one of a kind.
The brightly-lit Belgian motorway system is the only man-made structure that can be seen from the moon. This must be a magnificent sight!
Belgium can also boast of the world`s longest tram line - the Belgian Coast Tram (68km) between the French and Dutch borders, which opened in 1885.
Places and People
Belgium has three regions. The Flemish Region (Flanders) is divided into five provinces: Antwerp, Limburg, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, and West Flanders. The Walloon Region (Wallonia), has five provinces, too: Walloon Brabant, Hainaut, Liège, Luxembourg, and Namur. The third region, the Brussels-Capital Region does not have any divisions. The Biggest cities in Belgium are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi, Liège, City of Brussels, Schaerbeek, Bruges, Anderlecht, Namur, and Leuven.
Belgium has 3 official languages: French, Dutch and English, and many people are bi- or even trilingual. 98 percent of the Belgian population live in cities or suburbs, which is the highest rate in Europe. Moreover, the density of population here is the highest in Europe.
Belgium is the country of immigrants - more than a half of all inhabitants are of foreign origin -the majority are from the EU countries, around 8% -from Morocco and 4 %-Turkey, which creates a great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Taxes and export
The tax rates in Belgium are the highest in the world (people pay approximately 40% of their gross income). Almost half of the country’s GDP comes from taxes. However, the purchasing power per capita was 20,049 Euro in 2015.
The country exports food, chemicals, machinery, finished diamonds, metals, etc.