Mr Peeters underlines that this is a macro-economic model and that talks with unions and employers are essential in order to create real jobs.
Government measures are set to boost Belgium’s GDP by 1 percent.
Mr Peeters believes exports could rise by 0.8 percent as a result of the same measures.
He stresses that these effects will only be achieved if business reinvests the money that is being freed up.
The 59,000 jobs could come in addition to the 160,000 new jobs already envisaged by the Planning Office.
Flandersnews.be / Expatica