“We believe that in 2014 Belgium will benefit from very solid domestic fundamentals, as well as from an improvement in the economy of the European Union countries,” said Anne Leclercq of the Belgian Debt Agency in an interview with Global Capital.
Leclercq also noted growth recovery in Germany and the U.S. will help Belgium’s export-driven economy. With 80% of Belgian GDP coming by way of exports, the country stands to benefit from any material weakening of the euro, should that scenario coming to pass. [ECB Easing ETF Bets]
EWK has brought in $13.3 million in new assets this year, or 15.5% of its current assets under management tally.
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