Economic situation & prices
As a member of Agoria, you will find in the "Economic Situation & Prices" section figures and analyses on the economic situation of the technology inspired industry and various factors that affect the industry directly or indirectly.
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Belgian and European Bicycle Industry Market Summary In 2019, the total sales figures of bicycles in Belgium have increased compared to last year and are estimated at a value of about 509,900 bicycles (last year: 485,400 bicycles). Estimated production figures of bicycles in Belgium have dropped somewhat compared to last year.
Coronavirus – Technology industry operating at 86% (Agoria) As reported by Agoria, the sector federation: since the restart in early May, work within the technology industry has further increased to 86% in June. It is expected to increase further to 90% over the next six months.
Technology sector running at 75%, one in five people temporarily unemployed More and more people are working in the technology sector. While the average employment rate was 52.8 percent in early April, it has since risen sharply to 75 percent. One in five people are temporarily unemployed, reported sectoral federation Agoria on Tuesday. According to Marc Lambotte, CEO of Agoria, this is a major step forward: “Work is the basis of our prosperity. Going back to work in safe conditions is good for all of us.”
The impact of COVID-19 on the automotive suppliers: Results from the McKinsey CLEPA Pulse Check Every three months, CLEPA (The Europeas Association of Automotive Suppliers, of which Agoria is a board member) and McKinsey & Company perform their "Pulse Check", a survey amongst automotive suppliers on the economic situation and forecast. During the last survey, carried out between March 20 and 24 with 116 respondents, the focus shifted towards the impact of COVID-19 on the industry.
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