Trade, economy & finance

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Brussels is an important centre of economic activity. There are small and big shops. The City also needs lots of means to assure its services and to finance its actions.

 

News

News

  • Works at central boulevards start in September

    Works at central boulevards start in September

    The City of Brussels, Beliris and the Brussels Capital Region announce the launch of the works on the central boulevards from September 2016. The necessary budget is allocated for the waterproofing works and the redevelopment of this new area of 40,000m2 in the heart of the city.

  • Limited alcohol sales in the City centre during Euro 2016

    Limited alcohol sales in the City centre during Euro 2016

    The City of Brussels has decided to restrict alcohol sales in the city centre during the European Football Championship 2016. The measure has to reduce the nuisance and disturbance of public order by excessive alcohol consumption during the event.

  • Exceptions to weekly rest day for traders in 2016

    Exceptions to weekly rest day for traders in 2016

    Traders in the City of Brussels get 15 exceptions each year to the mandatory weekly rest day. The distribution over the various periods, imposed by the City, varies by commercial quarter.

  • Map with ATMs

    Map with ATMs

    This map shows ATMs or cashpoints on the territory of the City of Brussels. Where to find banks for cash withdrawals in Brussels? If you click the places, the bank office and address will be shown.

  • Bonus separate access to buildings

    Bonus separate access to buildings

    In the city, numerous floors of buildings remain still unused because of the absence of a separate entrance. The City of Brussels gives a bonus which encourages the owners and the shopkeepers to make a separate entrance.

  • Rendez-vous gourmand market opens on 23 June

    Rendez-vous gourmand market opens on 23 June

    On Thursday 23 June 2016, the new Rendez-vous gourmand market is launched in the Rue de l'Enseignement (from noon to 8 pm). The market offers local sustainable products with gourmet stalls, vegetable stalls, restaurateurs and traders from the Notre-Dame-aux-Neiges quarter. Check out all the markets in the City of Brussels here.

  • Summer sales 2016

    Summer sales 2016

    In Belgium, a trader can only sell products under the name 'sales' ('solden' in Dutch, 'soldes' in French) twice a year. Both periods of sales are determined by law. The second period begins on Friday 1 July and ends on 31 July 2016.

  • Rummage sale and flea market in Brussels

    Rummage sale and flea market in Brussels

    During Spring, Summer and Autumn some rummage sales and flea markets take place on the territory of the City of Brussels. These fairs and markets with second-hand goods in the center and Laeken offer lots of bargains.

 

Agenda

Agenda