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1 www.investinwallonia.be Introduction to the Foreign Investors Division of the Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency

2 www.investinwallonia.be CEO – Philippe Suinen THE MANAGEMENT TEAM Europe –Alphi Cartuyvels –Catherine Lheureux –Marie-Odile Claude –Anne-France Depierreux –Mélanie Cordonnier –Karelle Lambert –Ann de Vree –Michel Bruneel –Ludovic Waha –Monica Garcia North America –Jean-Pierre Marcelle –Pierre Leclercq –Marc Vansteenkiste –Thomas Bougard –Vincent Butaye –Yaël Haumont –Jean-Pierre Vasaune* –Taner Orhan* –Daout Ghalimi* Asia – Laurent Paquet – Muriel Darimont – Michel Kempeneers – Isabelle Pollet – Catherine Collet – Haichen Wang – Nilesh Apte –Claire Ghyselen* –Keiko Okada* –Jacqueline Zou* –Valentine Lu Administration –Carine Crèvecoeur –Larissa Haumont –Nathalie Olivie –Christelle Houmard * Local offices Networks –Christophe Smitz Partnership & Intelligence Economic –Philippe Lachapelle Press Attaché –Arnaud Collette Experts –M. Ashley Lyon - Aeronautics & Space –Paul Struman - Transport & Logistics –Philippe Janssens - Life Sciences Steven Schulte - Engineering and Advanced Materials Pierre Heymans - Agrofood MEWE –Chantal Léonard –Miléna Gvozden Communication – Jean-Pierre Marcelle – Christel Leentjens – Marie Philippot – Françoise Catherine – Mathieu Cavillot General Manager –André Marsden

3 www.investinwallonia.be HQ in Namur – Offices in Brussels & Eupen (German- speaking Community) Local offices in Europe, Asia,USA and Australia 5 representative offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, London and Milan 4 Welcome Offices : Mons : China Welcome Office Liège : India Welcome Office Charleroi : European Emerging Markets Welcome Office Arlon: Brazil-Latinam Welcome Office WORLDWIDE LOCATIONS

4 www.investinwallonia.be Establishment + Business Development Partners : DG06 Local Development Agencies Forem Consultants Financial sector Universities 3. Reception Production internal/external Foreign investor 1.Promotion Actions / Events Marketing Commercial Areas Managers + Communication Support actions Brochures/documentation Shareholder + Board of Executive Directors 2. Prospection Management and Commercial follow-up Commercial STRATEGIC AND ACTIONS PLANS OUR FUNCTIONAL STRUCTURE

5 www.investinwallonia.be OUR ADDED-VALUE - OUR MISSIONS SEEK AND IDENTIFY INVESTORS ABROAD Networks, key influencers, partnerships PROSPECT AND ATTRACT Information, networking, business development ASSISTANCE IN SETTING UP BUSINESS Letter of interest, simulations, procedures, meetings FOLLOW UP WITH THE CUSTOMER, CUSTOMER SUPPORT Assistance in setting up business

6 www.investinwallonia.be A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES FOREIGN INVESTOR TAX & LEGAL ASSISTANCE ASSISTANCE WITH REGIONAL AND EUROPEAN R&D PROGRAMS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS PLANSOCIAL ISSUESSITE SELECTION

7 www.investinwallonia.be REGIONAL COORDINATORS Banks Real estate agencies Federations and industries Consultants Federal administrations, Fin, Foreign Af., Economic Af., Foreign Trade AWEX – Export division WBI, MEWE Subregional agencies FOREM WEF (UWE) Clusters Social partners Regional administrations (DGO6, DGO4, Agric., Urban,…) Foreign Chambers of commerce Local investment agencies (invests) Universisites (SPOW) Embassies

8 www.investinwallonia.be MARKET APPROACH STRUCTURE Road Shows Conferences Contacts Web Interviews Marketing supports Mailings Promotion follow-up Networking Individual contacts Targeted prospection – product introduction Mass prospection Sites visitsLocal development agencies, real estate agency Market studies AWEX-Foreign Investment & local development agencies FacilitatorAWEX-Foreign Investment & partners After-sales follow-up AWEX-Foreign Investment & partners PROMOTION PROSPECTION ACTIONS

9 www.investinwallonia.be RESULTS 2011 – AWEX – FOREIGN INVESTMENTS 93 successful investment projects

10 www.investinwallonia.be 2,408 jobs created RESULTS 2011 – AWEX – FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

11 www.investinwallonia.be 1,658,5 Mio. invested RESULTS 2011 – AWEX – FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

12 www.investinwallonia.be 221,9 Mio. invested RESULTS 2011 – AWEX – FOREIGN INVESTMENTS

13 www.investinwallonia.be RÉSULTATS 2000 – 2010 / AWEX – FOREIGN INVESTMENT 5,5 billion invested

14 www.investinwallonia.be 10,393 jobs created RÉSULTATS 2007 – 2011 / AWEX – FOREIGN INVESTMENT

15 www.investinwallonia.be THEY HAVE CHOSEN WALLONIA 2000-2011 : 988 successfully accomplished files HUAWEI TRANSCOM STEELGATE VOS LOGISTICS LOREAL DIABETICOM ONCOMETHYLOME TNT GLOBAL EXPRESS TRANSMEC TOUCHROAD BO RENT ORG INFORMATICS SEW EURODRIVE GSK AMI METALS MANUPORT BO FRESH BAXTER ELECTROLUX QUEBECOR SD WORX AGC MICROSOFT BARDAHL BFT PFS WEB ACTIVE MOTIF NOMACORC GOOGLE FIT FOOD H&M PENNEL & FLIPO ECOFROST YAMATO INEOS STEF TFE DECATHLON LYRECO SKECHERS MEWA CHEMVIRON CARBON SUPREME CORQ CARGO FUTURE COMMUNICATION TECHSPACE AERO TORNATECH INTER MUTUELLES ASSISTANCE VANDER VALK DOW CORNING CARLSON WAGONLIT MIKROS IMAGE JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICA BIZZCAL VLEVICO ALIMAD SHANKS BLINKER LOGOPLASTE …

16 www.investinwallonia.be (Sources: Results AWEX – foreign investment and DGO6) GLOBAL RESULTS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ASSISTED BY THE REGIONS SERVICES (AWEX - Foreign Investment, government (DG06), local development agencies) Extensions : 467 New companies : 521 988 companies BY NUMBER OF PROJECTS

17 www.investinwallonia.be BY AMOUNT INVESTED GLOBAL RESULTS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ASSISTED BY THE REGIONS SERVICES (AWEX - Foreign Investment, government (DG06), local development agencies) Extensions : 4,9 billion New companies : 3,3 billion 8,2 billion (Sources: Results AWEX – foreign investment and DGO6)

18 www.investinwallonia.be BY NUMBER OF CREATED JOBS GLOBAL RESULTS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ASSISTED BY THE REGIONS SERVICES (AWEX - Foreign Investment, government (DG06), local development agencies) Extensions : 8,824 jobs New companies : 12,954 jobs 21,778 jobs created (Sources: Results AWEX – foreign investment and DGO6)

19 www.investinwallonia.be WALLONIA FOREIGN TRADE AND INVESTMENT AGENCY Namur Office Park Avenue des Dessus de Lives, 6 B-5101 NAMUR – LOYERS BELGIUM Tel: 0032 81 33 28 50 Fax: 0032 81 33 28 69 E-mail: welcome@investinwallonia.be Website: www.investinwallonia.be


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