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Indicators

To evaluate the current state of the Belgian economy, the FPB regularly updates a series of indicators. The indicators concern the macro-economic stance of the economies of Belgium, its three neighbouring countries and the euro area, as well as the transport industry.

  Freight transport in tonnes

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Maritime freight transport

tonnes loaded and unloaded, index 2000=100

 200020062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
BE liquid bulk100.0114.0117.1119.7119.6123.9137.3132.0164.5171.9182.8191.2
BE dry bulk100.0100.497.6105.971.488.385.484.272.478.372.373.8
BE containers100.0186.2219.3237.5216.9249.4248.3240.0235.6251.8254.2269.0
BE total100.0122.6132.3136.8114.5128.3130.9126.1128.6134.5136.7143.4
EU15 liquid bulk100.0108.1108.9110.0103.5105.0103.5101.799.599.3103.9104.8
EU15 dry bulk100.0115.1116.0116.093.496.499.698.199.6102.4101.097.9
EU15 containers100.0156.2171.4171.9154.6167.9183.4187.6188.1198.3199.9205.2
EU15 total100.0118.0121.7121.3106.7112.4115.8114.6114.5116.4118.6119.1

Source:EUROSTAT (Transport database)

Air freight transport

thousand tonnes

 200020062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Brussels687.4713.5734.2614.4364.4385.0386.7405.3378.7408.0483.1472.7
Liege270.3323.2363.7381.6401.8508.5544.0510.3534.2581.8625.3592.1
Frankfurt (Main)1,703.42,117.92,162.22,104.31,882.72,270.22,214.62,065.32,094.72,131.62,075.72,111.4
Paris Charles de Gaulle1,067.01,340.41,434.81,392.11,202.21,290.91,530.91,508.41,489.12,076.02,090.62,211.3
London Heathrow1,306.81,342.61,393.21,482.71,348.91,551.31,569.31,556.01,513.71,585.91,588.91,637.6
Amsterdam Schiphol1,222.51,566.71,651.01,592.51,316.81,538.01,549.41,510.91,566.01,670.71,655.31,771.1

Source:EUROSTAT (Transport database) and European Commission (Statistical Pocketbook - EU Transport in figures)

 

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