Opinion in Belgium

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ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Health insurance: Belgium's growth to rise to 10% a year

Published By Datamonitor
06 Jun 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

GM foods: give it time

After a five year long moratorium on growing and commercializing GM foods, the EU has authorized the entry of a GM product onto the market. European consumers are still unconvinced, and the biotechnology companies behind the products fear the public may reject them. However consumers may learn to accept GM, first in nutraceuticals, and then in mainstream foods.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Dec 2003
CommentWire
CommentWire

GM foods: EU agreement doesn't allay consumer fears

Published By Datamonitor
19 Feb 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

GDF-Suez merger: opportunities for new entrants

The divesture of certain assets by GDF and Suez to appease European Commission conditions for their planned merger is an excellent opportunity for other energy players to augment their gas and electricity portfolios in some of western Europe's key energy markets.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Sep 2007
ResearchWire
ResearchWire

Fuel retailing: European network sizes will decline

Published By Datamonitor
23 May 2002
Expert View
Expert View

French HNWs seek refuge in Belgium

Over the coming years the number of French HNW expats to Belgium is likely to rise due to fears surrounding increased taxation in France under President Hollande's socialist government. Belgium is already an attractive location for French HNW expats, due to its close proximity to France, favorable business taxes, and shared language.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Apr 2013
CommentWire
CommentWire

Fortis: the fine line between hunter and prey

Fortis' Q1 profits have reached E831 million, ahead of expectations. However, these expectations were low following a series of profit warnings. Fortis' fate will now be decided on whether it can keep beating the economic downturn and deliver its promised 12% yearly profits as the next round of mergers begins in European financial services.

Published By Datamonitor
29 May 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Fortis: no Swiss or Brits please

Fortis' CEO has said that the firm will not merge with UK or Swiss candidates. A merger between equals remains one of the core parts of the Belgo-Dutch bancassurer's strategy, but Mr Van Rossum prefers candidates from the eurozone. A German or French player would fit better with his business model.

Published By Datamonitor
04 Jul 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Fortis: cautious optimism

Fortis [FOR] has spun off Assurant, its US-based insurance arm, leaving it to focus on its core Benelux markets and expansion in Europe and Asia through partnerships and minority holdings. Although the weak dollar makes the timing of the move unfortunate, Fortis's cautious strategy should pay dividends in the future.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Mar 2004
Expert View
Expert View

Foreign capital can ensure SPE fulfils its aims

Belgium's Societe Public d'Electricite (SPE) requires funds to grow. It has stated that by the year-end it wants to conclude a strategic and financial partnership, and early reports indicate that ten suitors have come calling. As Datamonitor's Salman Wasti explains, the names being touted point to the underlying appeal of the Belgian power market...

Published By Datamonitor
31 Aug 2004

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