Politics and Economics Collide: the threats and opportunities from Trump and Brexit

The global economy looks to be gaining increasing momentum with Europe and Asia now adding to what is already a positive growth story in the US. Consequently, central banks are increasingly thinking it is time to respond and unwind some of the unprecedented monetary stimulus, but there is uncertainty over how fast and how far they should go. Political risk also remains high. Referendums, elections, a potential US government shutdown and Brexit suggest nothing can be taken for granted. 

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Belgian Corporate Tax Reform: what does it mean for you?

Recently, the government has proposed a thorough reform of Belgian corporation tax as from 2018. The most striking change is the reduction of corporate income tax up to 20% in certain cases. But the proposal also contains a whole series of 'compensatory measures'. This will not only create winners, but also losers.

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The Ambassador Hosts: Maggie De Block - Social system sustainability and collaboration with business

We are delighted to present an exclusive breakfast briefing hosted by British Ambassador to Belgium Alison Rose featuring the Minister of Social Affairs and Health, Maggie De Block as the keynote speaker.Minister De Block will talk about the sustainability of the social system in Belgium, how this is linked to boosting economic growth across the country and how businesses can contribute to ensuring that today’s social systems are meeting the needs of society.

This event is held under Chatham House rule

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The Ambassador Hosts: Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister - International Trade: A Belgian Outlook

Join us for an exclusive lunch briefing with British Ambassador to Belgium Alison Rose and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs, Didier Reynders.Minister Reynders will talk about how Belgium is working to attract foreign investment and the economic outlook of the country for the near future. The Minister will also discuss the future of international trade from a Belgian perspective, including the threats and opportunities presented in the modern era of trade.

This event is held under Chatham House rule

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Raise the Stakes! At the Autumn Cocktail

Join us and fellow members at Viage Casino for an evening of fun at a Chamber event with a difference. 


Expat Financial Affairs 2017

Our annual Expat Financial Affairs event offers essential advice in English on managing your finances as an expat living in Belgium. Get direct access to our trusted expert partners, mingle with fellow expats over food and drinks, and learn more from our short and informative presentations on investments, pensions, financing your Belgian residence and becoming a successful entrepreneur.

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