Belgium's Antwerp port reopens after strikes

By Wayne Yamada
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014

Unions protesting against Belgian austerity measures shut major the major industrial mineral port and threatened raw material supply into Europe.

The port of Antwerp shut for one day this week after unions went on strike to protest the country’s austerity measures.

Other transport services, such as trains and air travel, were also affected, with the unions promising more action next year.  The...

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