AWEX is the Agency for Export and Foreign Investment for the Walloon Region in Belgium. It is the department in charge of promoting foreign trade and welcoming foreign investors.
AWEX in a few figures:
- 450 people working to promote the local economy
- 7 regional and local offices offering guidance
- a global network of more than 100 economic and trade representatives covering about a hundred markets and almost two dozen international organizations.
Among other activities, AWEX helps Walloon companies who want to export their products and services by financing their translations into foreign languages.
In this context, BeTranslated has been translating commercial documents, brochures and user guides for Walloon companies working with AWEX via BEP (the agency for sustainable economic development in the province of Namur, certified by AWEX) since 2012.