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2020
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Exports
: $34.6B, Rnk 4 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $2.6B, Cars

2020
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Exports
: $44.4B, Rnk 2 / 218

2020
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Top Product
: $2.44B, Cars

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.34, Rnk 15 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.33, Rnk 17 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $2.63T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 7 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -0.56%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 167 / 204

2020
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 GDP
: $522B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 8.36%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 147 / 204

2020
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GDP PC 
: $39,037, CURRENT US$
Rnk 31 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -4.03%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 155 / 204

2020
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GDP PC
: $45,189, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 204

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 2.27%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 131 / 204

France-Belgium In 2020, France exported $34.6B to Belgium. The main products that France exported to Belgium are Cars ($2.6B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.45B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.89B). During the last 21 years the exports of France to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 2.3%, from $21.5B in 1999 to $34.6B in 2020.

In 2020, France exported services to Belgium worth $13.2B, with Other business services ($4.87B), Travel ($4.73B), and Transportation ($1.99B) being the largest in terms of value.

Belgium-France In 2020, Belgium exported $44.4B to France. The main products that Belgium exported to France were Cars ($2.44B), Petroleum Gas ($2.05B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.6B). During the last 21 years the exports of Belgium to France have increased at an annualized rate of 2.13%, from $28.5B in 1999 to $44.4B in 2020.

In 2020, Belgium exported services to France worth $12.1B, with Other business services ($5.13B), Transportation ($2.75B), and Travel ($1.48B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.34), and 8 in total exports ($472B). That same year, Belgium ranked 17 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.33), and 14 in total exports ($309B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, France exported $34.6B to Belgium. The main products exported from France to Belgium were Cars ($2.6B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.45B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.89B). During the last 21 years the exports of France to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 2.3%, from $21.5B in 1999 to $34.6B in 2020.

In 2020, Belgium exported $44.4B to France. The main products exported from Belgium to France were Cars ($2.44B), Petroleum Gas ($2.05B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.6B). During the last 21 years the exports of Belgium to France have increased at an annualized rate of 2.13%, from $28.5B in 1999 to $44.4B in 2020.

France Exports

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Belgium Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

France
Top Destination
: Germany, $65.2B

Belgium
Top Destination
: Germany, $45.7B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from France than Belgium were Spain ($33.9B), Germany ($65.2B), and Italy ($36B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Belgium than France were Netherlands ($37.1B), Luxembourg ($5.48B), and Nigeria ($1.99B).

Comparative Advantage France - Belgium

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

During 2020, France had a large net trade with Belgium in the exports of Chemical Products ($7.31B), Machines ($4.69B), and Transportation ($4.64B).

During 2020, Belgium had a large net trade with France in the exports of Chemical Products ($8.38B), Transportation ($4.74B), and Metals ($4.58B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2020, France exported services to Belgium worth $13.2B, with Other business services ($4.87B), Travel ($4.73B), and Transportation ($1.99B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2020, Belgium exported services to France worth $12.1B, with Other business services ($5.13B), Transportation ($2.75B), and Travel ($1.48B) 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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more France has comparative advantage over Belgium. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Belgium has comparative advantage over France.