AWEX is the economic development agency in-charge of promoting foreign trade and attracting foreign investment in Wallonia. The agency has a worldwide network of 105 Trade and Investment counsellors, including 2 in India.
With a population of about 3.5 million inhabitants, Wallonia, the Southern, French-speaking half of Belgium, truly is the heart of Europe, at the crossroads of the most advanced region of Western Europe. Wallonia built up its wealth around once thriving coal mining, steel, glass and textile production industries. But the Region’s industrial base was beaten down hard by forces of globalisation and the Region has had to re-invent its future. The response lied in a handful of very powerful words: innovation, creativity, hard work, confidence, optimism, dynamism, openness...
Modern Wallonia has turned into a land of innovation and competitiveness where men and women can develop their abilities, deploy their skills and flourish professionally, without departing itself from its tradition of a land of warmth, friendliness, culture and traditions, a land which welcomes you with open arms.
The 4th edition of the “WalloniaTech India" programme” is now underway. Deadline for submission of applications is 31st March 2015. The goal of the innovative WalloniaTECH programme...More..
Latest edition of The Wallonia Patrika - January 2015 is now uploaded. The magazine can be downloaded from our website. Click here to download. For a paper copy of this magazine, please send an e-...More..
UWE (Union Wallonnes des Entreprises) along with AWEX organised a Steel Mission to India from 9 to 14 November 2014. The delegation from Belgium comprised 13 members and was ably...More..
After the success of the First Steel Mission organised by UWE (Union Wallonne des Entreprises) along with AWEX in November 2014, UWE will be organising a second and follow-up Steel...More..
AWEX will be present at Medical Fair India 2015 (MFI 2015) to be held from 21 to 23 March 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India. MFI 2015 is India’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Hospitals,...More..
In 2015, the city of Mons in Wallonia, Belgium is one among the two cities to have been selected as European Capitals of Culture. "European Capital of Culture" is a city...More..