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.
Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi visited Belgium on 30 March 2016. The primary purpose of the visit was to attend the 13th European Union-India Summit being held after...More..
Asia’s largest ‘general purpose’ optical telescope for watching distant stars and galaxies installed in Devsthal (60 kms from Nainital) was activated remotely in the presence of...More..
The company from Wallonia, IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA), world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, recently announced that it has signed a contract...More..
AWEX is planning a trade mission to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in November 2016. The mission, comprising several Belgian companies, will aim to discover new business opportunities between the...More..
The Wallonia Patrika 2016 - The latest edition is under print. This issue of the Wallonia Patrika highlights some of the multiple attractive facets of doing business in Wallonia, the...More..
Medical/Pharma/Dermatology/Cosmetology Cerepharma Develops a wide range of skin care products, which are marketed either under own brand or through private labels of partners. Their products...More..