In 2020, the 379 breweries, producing over 1.500 different beers, have invested 275.574.000 EUR in the breweries and about 100 million EUR 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 4 billion EUR, or 1% of the BNP.
More than 70% of the beers brewed in Belgium in 2020 was destined for export.
To read the ’Annual Report 2020’, please click on the link.