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2019
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Exports
: $68.9B, Rnk 1 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $6.84B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $51.3B, Rnk 10 / 223

2019
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Top Product
: $5.74B, Cars

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.34, Rnk 18 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.92, Rnk 4 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $533B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 10.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 161 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $3.86T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 13.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 158 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $46,421, CURRENT US$
Rnk 19 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 4.12%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 147 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $46,445, CURRENT US$
Rnk 18 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 12%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 135 / 187

Belgium-Germany In 2019, Belgium exported $68.9B to Germany. The main products that Belgium exported to Germany are Cars ($6.84B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($4.63B), and Refined Petroleum ($4.38B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 4.64%, from $27.8B in 1999 to $68.9B in 2019.

In 2018, Belgium exported services to Germany worth $9.96B, with Other business services ($4.21B), Transportation ($3.01B), and Computer and information services ($830M) being the largest in terms of value.

Germany-Belgium In 2019, Germany exported $51.3B to Belgium . The main products that Germany exported to Belgium were Cars ($5.74B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.04B), and Vehicle Parts ($1.79B). During the last 20 years the exports of Germany to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 3.08%, from $27.9B in 1999 to $51.3B in 2019.

In 2018, Germany exported services to Belgium worth $7.68B, with Other business services ($3.31B), Transportation ($1.61B), and Travel ($1.51B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  Belgium ranked 18 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.34), and 12 in total exports ($411B). That same year, Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.92), and 3 in total exports ($1.44T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Belgium exported $68.9B to Germany. The main products exported from Belgium to Germany were Cars ($6.84B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($4.63B), and Refined Petroleum ($4.38B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 4.64%, from $27.8B in 1999 to $68.9B in 2019.

In 2019, Germany exported $51.3B to Belgium. The main products exported from Germany to Belgium were Cars ($5.74B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.04B), and Vehicle Parts ($1.79B). During the last 20 years the exports of Germany to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 3.08%, from $27.9B in 1999 to $51.3B in 2019.

Belgium Exports

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Germany Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Belgium
Top Destination
: Germany, $68.9B

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $131B

This map shows whether countries import more from Belgium or Germany. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Belgium and Germany or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from Belgium than Germany were Nigeria ($2.81B), Togo ($1.03B), and Luxembourg ($6.92B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Germany than Belgium were United States ($131B), China ($107B), and Austria ($67.5B).

Comparative Advantage Belgium - Germany

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This chart compares trade between Belgium and Germany by product, considering products traded by both, Belgium and Germany.

During 2019, Belgium had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Chemical Products ($18.8B), Transportation ($9.25B), and Metals ($7.46B).

During 2019, Germany had a large net trade with Belgium in the exports of Machines ($9.55B), Chemical Products ($9.43B), and Transportation ($9.18B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Belgium exported services to Germany worth $9.96B, with Other business services ($4.21B), Transportation ($3.01B), and Computer and information services ($830M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2018, Germany exported services to Belgium worth $7.68B, with Other business services ($3.31B), Transportation ($1.61B), and Travel ($1.51B) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Belgium has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over Belgium.