AmCham Belgium COVID-19 topic

  • The COVID-19 crisis has had a massive impact on businesses around the globe.
  • Here, we share stories of how our member companies have been participating in the crisis response and how we are supporting the international business community through our policy actions.

AmCham Belgium Corporate Taxation topic

  • Corporate taxation is a key factor in investment decisions.
  • The corporate tax rate is the primary focus of potential investors and should be brought in line with the average EU applicable rate.
  • Companies need a stable, certain and best-in-class tax environment created by a business-friendly government.

AmCham Belgium Country Governance topic

  • Belgium's governance structure is complex and inefficient. 
  • Belgium must invest in public sector efficiency, by managing public spending more efficiently and cutting administrative burdens.

AmCham Belgium Healthcare topic

  • The innovative healthcare industry in Belgium is largely driven by foreign investment and contributes significantly to the country’s economic performance.
  • The Belgian healthcare system is highly complex, which leads to waste, administrative burdens and a lack of coordination between stakeholders.
  • Belgium needs to invest in long-term healthcare sustainability and foster innovation.

AmCham Belgium Labor Market topic

  • Talent is key to a healthy economy.
  • To improve its attractiveness to foreign investors, Belgium needs to further reduce the cost of labor and encourage new skills development and labor market flexibility.

AmCham Belgium Mobility topic

  • Congestion has an impact on productivity and quality of life.
  • Belgium is a logistics gateway, with its central geographic location, dense transport networks and skilled workforce.
  • Belgium must invest in infrastructure.