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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Belgium

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Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830; it was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. The country prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions between the Dutch-speaking Flemings of the north and the French-speaking Walloons of the south have led in recent years to constitutional amendments granting these regions formal recognition and autonomy. (from the CIA)


Economic Overview

This modern, private-enterprise economy has capitalized on its central geographic location, highly developed transport network, and diversified industrial and commercial base. industry is concentrated mainly in the populous flemish area in the north. with few natural resources, belgium must import substantial quantities of raw materials and export a large volume of manufactures, making its economy unusually dependent on the state of world markets. roughly three-quarters of its trade is with other eu countries. public debt is more than 85% of gdp. on the positive side, the government has succeeded in balancing its budget, and income distribution is relatively equal. belgium began circulating the euro currency in january 2002. economic growth in 2001-03 dropped sharply because of the global economic slowdown, with moderate recovery in 2004-07. economic growth and foreign direct investment are expected to slow down in 2008, due to credit tightening, falling consumer and business confidence, and above average inflation. however, with the successful negotiation of the 2008 budget and devolution of power within the government, political tensions seem to be easing and could lead to an improvement in the economic outlook for 2008.

Environmental Issues

The environment is exposed to intense pressures from human activities: urbanization, dense transportation network, industry, extensive animal breeding and crop cultivation; air and water pollution also have repercussions for neighboring countries; uncertainties regarding federal and regional responsibilities (now resolved) had slowed progress in tackling environmental challenges

Government Type

Federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy


10,403,951 (july 2008 est.)


Western europe, bordering the north sea, between france and the netherlands


Total: 30,528 sq km land: 30,278 sq km water: 250 sq km

About the size of maryland

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: kingdom of belgium conventional short form: belgium local long form: royaume de belgique/koninkrijk belgie local short form: belgique/belgie


Name: brussels geographic coordinates: 50 50 n, 4 20 e time difference: utc+1 (6 hours ahead of washington, dc during standard time) daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last sunday in march; ends last sunday in october

Military Service

18 years of age for voluntary military service; conscription suspended (2008)

International Disputes


Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

108 Belgium Jobs Found

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Pearson Frank - Brussels - posted 2 days ago
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EBP - Brussels - posted 2 days ago
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Nigel Frank International - Antwerp - posted 3 days ago
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