BMI View: Air freight will be the fastest growing mode in 2016 although total volume carried by air
remains minor compared to road and rail. The mode will benefit from increased production of
pharmaceutical goods driving exports by air while road and rail will continu ..."
BMI View: This quarter, we retain our 2016 forecast for Belgian new vehicle sales of 3.9%, given possible
downside risks to the European economy (and, by extension, regional new vehicle sales) across H216
resulting from the June 23 decision by the UK to leave the Euro ..."
BMI View: Strong domestic demand, bolstered by rising GDP growth, lower oil prices and low inflation,
should mean another year of positive sales growth in 2016. We expect 3.9% growth for the sector as a
whole, with commercial vehicles to outperform passenger cars. ..."
BMI View: Freight volumes carried across all modes will experience expansion in 2016 and there will be
an increase in throughput across Belgium's main ports. A healthy domestic economy will translate to strong
import demand and recovering European economies will suppo ..."
BMI View: An encouraging backdrop of rising domestic demand, bolstered by stronger GDP growth, lower
oil prices and low inflation, should mean another year of sales growth for the Belgian new vehicle segment
in 2016. We forecast 3% growth for the segment as a whole, w ..."
BMI View: We expect an improving business environment to lend support to both passenger car and
commercial vehicle sales in 2016. We are targeting 3% sales growth for the Belgian new vehicle sales
market in 2016.
? Commercial vehicles are outperf ..."
BMI View: Belgium's freight transport sector will continue to grow in 2016 as the domestic and wider
economic climate is strengthening, improving trade and consumer demand. Real GDP growth is forecast at
1.6% in 2016, up from the previous estimate of 1.3%. Air freight ..."
BMI View: Belgium's freight transport sector will continue rebounding in 2015, in parallel to a turnaround
in the wider economy. We expect real GDP will expand by 1.3% in the next year. We expect airfreight will
witness the strongest increases, driven by a ramp up in ..."
Belgium has historically been a significant production hub for the European market. However, falling car
sales across Europe, coupled with the availability of cheaper production sites in Eastern Europe, mean that
global automakers (such as GM and Ford) have looked to ..."
The passenger car tires market in Belgium is one of the key markets for tire manufacturers due to the presence of established automakers such as Audi and Volvo. Prior to the economic recession and eurozone crisis, the demand from OEMs as well as the replacement sector had been ..."