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2019
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Exports
: $33.3B, Rnk 4 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $7.65B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $17.4B, Rnk 7 / 221

2019
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Top Product
: $2.93B, Cars

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

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.46, Rnk 13 / 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
: $2.83T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 152 / 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
: $42,330, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 9.34%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 143 / 187

Belgium-United Kingdom In 2019, Belgium exported $33.3B to United Kingdom. The main products that Belgium exported to United Kingdom are Cars ($7.65B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.03B), and Refined Petroleum ($1.35B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 3.52%, from $16.7B in 1999 to $33.3B in 2019.

In 2018, Belgium exported services to United Kingdom worth $9.56B, with Other business services ($3.52B), Transportation ($2.2B), and Computer and information services ($1.03B) being the largest in terms of value.

United Kingdom-Belgium In 2019, United Kingdom exported $17.4B to Belgium . The main products that United Kingdom exported to Belgium were Cars ($2.93B), Refined Petroleum ($1.64B), and Petroleum Gas ($888M). During the last 20 years the exports of United Kingdom to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 0.96%, from $14.3B in 1999 to $17.4B in 2019.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported services to Belgium worth $5.7B, with Travel ($3.01B), Other business services ($2.57B), and Communications services ($58.8M) 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, United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 10 in total exports ($446B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Belgium exported $33.3B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Belgium to United Kingdom were Cars ($7.65B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.03B), and Refined Petroleum ($1.35B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 3.52%, from $16.7B in 1999 to $33.3B in 2019.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported $17.4B to Belgium. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Belgium were Cars ($2.93B), Refined Petroleum ($1.64B), and Petroleum Gas ($888M). During the last 20 years the exports of United Kingdom to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 0.96%, from $14.3B in 1999 to $17.4B in 2019.

Belgium Exports

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United Kingdom Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Belgium
Top Destination
: Germany, $68.9B

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $64.7B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Belgium than United Kingdom were France ($55.6B), Germany ($68.9B), and Netherlands ($53.1B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Belgium were United States ($64.7B), Ireland ($26.9B), and China ($29.8B).

Comparative Advantage Belgium - United Kingdom

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

During 2019, Belgium had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Transportation ($9.49B), Chemical Products ($6.19B), and Machines ($2.78B).

During 2019, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Belgium in the exports of Transportation ($3.41B), Chemical Products ($3.41B), and Mineral Products ($3.26B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2018, Belgium exported services to United Kingdom worth $9.56B, with Other business services ($3.52B), Transportation ($2.2B), and Computer and information services ($1.03B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported services to Belgium worth $5.7B, with Travel ($3.01B), Other business services ($2.57B), and Communications services ($58.8M) 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 United Kingdom. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Belgium.