Wallonia Export & Investment (AWEX) offers general expertise in international economic relations. This expertise extends from seeking foreign investment through to promoting Walloon exports.
AWEX also provides a range of services to all Walloon businesses aiming to operate internationally. However it is also the partner of choice for all buyers, specifiers, importers and foreign prospects who are looking for a partner in Wallonia and wanting to find products, equipment, technologies or services in the area.
Outside of Belgium, AWEX is able to count on an international network of 109 financial and business attachés covering more than 120 markets and some 20 international organisations.
These representatives are the key contact locally for any business or public body wanting to develop a business or partnership relationship with Wallonia or simply wanting to find out about the economic potential of such a relationship.
At the Walloon level, AWEX’s main partners are in particular the centres of competitiveness and the technological clusters. AWEX works in close collaboration with the Walloon Employers’ Federation, the Walloon Union of Enterprises and its International Marketing department.
The agency has been certified ISO 9001 since April 2002.