2. Flanders & Brussels are driving the surge, more jobs/projects in Wallonia
Flanders and Brussels are driving the surge in foreign investment projects in Belgium, with respectively 169 and 61 projects.
Wallonia achieves a large number of jobs per investment project (39), outperforming Flanders and Brussels with respectively 32 and 2 jobs per investment project.
The results of our survey shows that Brussels has almost caught up with Flanders as the most attractive region in Belgium for investment. Around 40% perceive Flanders as top, down from 51% last year, with Brussels the direct beneficiary increasing from 29% to 39%. This result might reflect the rising profile of the city region and its improved branding.