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2017 closes with stable growth on TCG

Final quarter reassures growth on full year

GfK TEMAX results for Belgium, Q1 2018

Leuven, February 6, 2018 – In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Belgian technical consumer goods (TCG) market grew by 2 percent, compared to the same quarter in 2016. Major Domestic Appliances, Information Technology and Telecom provided growth, while Consumer Electronics, Photo, Small Domestic Appliances and Infor-mation Technology are in decline in Q4. The TCG market in Belgium generated €6.103 million in 2017. 

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Belgium Q1 2018
Q2 2017 M. EUR Q3 2017 M. EUR Q4 2017 M. EUR Q1 2018 M. EUR Q1 2018 / Q1 2017 / +/- % Q1 2018 M. EUR Q1 2018 / Q1 2017 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 161 180 220 206 -0.3% 206 -0.3%
Photography (PH) 34 33 33 29 -12.3% 29 -12.3%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 314 349 323 352 0.6% 352 0.6%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 129 137 174 155 -0.5% 155 -0.5%
Information Technology (IT) 355 423 467 434 6.2% 434 6.2%
Telecommunications (TC) 315 322 428 353 16.2% 353 16.2%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 112 102 123 119 -0.7% 119 -0.7%
GfK TEMAX ® Belgium 1,421 1,546 1,766 1,648 4.5% 1,648 4.5%

Economic data 2017

Belgium
  • 1.7
    GDP growth in %
  • 43,580
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 7.4
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 2.2
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 4,871,266
    Number of households
  • 44,620
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing; Updated: 5 May 2018
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