In 2019, the 340 breweries, producing over 1,500 different beers, have invested EUR 332,412,000 in the breweries and about EUR 100 million in the hotel and catering sector. Directly and indirectly, the sector employs over 50,000 people. The Federal Planning Bureau has determined that the sectors’ contribution to the Belgian economy amounts to EUR 4 billion, or 1% of the BNP. In 2019, more than 25,000,000 hectoliters of beer were brewed, of which more than 70% was destined for export.
To read the ’Annual Report 2019’, please click on the link.