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Exports
: $34.6B, Rnk 4 / 217

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Top Product
: $2.6B, Motor cars and other motor vehicles; principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading no. 8702), including station wagons and racing cars

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Exports
: $44.4B, Rnk 2 / 218

2020
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Top Product
: $2.44B, Motor cars and other motor vehicles; principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading no. 8702), including station wagons and racing cars

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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

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GDP
: $2.63T, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -0.47%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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 GDP
: $522B, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 8.51%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 144 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $39,030, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -3.96%, CURRENT US$
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2020
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GDP PC
: $45,159, CURRENT US$
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2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 2.3%, CURRENT US$
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France-Belgium In 2020, France exported $34.6B to Belgium. The main products that France exported to Belgium are Motor cars and other motor vehicles; principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading no. 8702), including station wagons and racing cars ($2.6B), Medicaments; (not goods of heading no. 3002, 3005 or 3006) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic use, put up in measured doses (incl. those in the form of transdermal admin. systems) or packed for retail sale ($2.45B), and Human blood; animal blood for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions, immunological products, modified or obtained by biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) etc ($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 2018, France exported services to Belgium worth $16.9B, with Travel ($7.82B), Other business services ($4.97B), and Transportation ($2.33B) 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 Motor cars and other motor vehicles; principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading no. 8702), including station wagons and racing cars ($2.44B), Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons ($2.05B), and Human blood; animal blood for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions, immunological products, modified or obtained by biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) etc ($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 2019, Belgium exported services to France worth $11.4B, with Other business services ($5.02B), Transportation ($2.98B), and Travel ($1.93B) 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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In 2020, France exported $34.6B to Belgium. The main products exported from France to Belgium were Motor cars and other motor vehicles; principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading no. 8702), including station wagons and racing cars ($2.6B), Medicaments; (not goods of heading no. 3002, 3005 or 3006) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic use, put up in measured doses (incl. those in the form of transdermal admin. systems) or packed for retail sale ($2.45B), and Human blood; animal blood for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions, immunological products, modified or obtained by biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) etc ($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 Motor cars and other motor vehicles; principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading no. 8702), including station wagons and racing cars ($2.44B), Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons ($2.05B), and Human blood; animal blood for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions, immunological products, modified or obtained by biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) etc ($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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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 2018, France exported services to Belgium worth $16.9B, with Travel ($7.82B), Other business services ($4.97B), and Transportation ($2.33B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2019, Belgium exported services to France worth $11.4B, with Other business services ($5.02B), Transportation ($2.98B), and Travel ($1.93B) 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.