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About

France-Belgium In 2021, France exported $43.8B to Belgium. The main products that France exported to Belgium are Cars ($2.83B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.47B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($2.35B). During the last 22 years the exports of France to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 3.29%, from $21.5B in 1999 to $43.8B in 2021.

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 2021, Belgium exported $59.9B to France. The main products that Belgium exported to France were Petroleum Gas ($6.4B), Refined Petroleum ($2.68B), and Cars ($2.41B). During the last 22 years the exports of Belgium to France have increased at an annualized rate of 3.45%, from $28.4B in 1999 to $59.9B in 2021.

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 2021,  France ranked 15 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.35), and 8 in total exports ($569B). That same year, Belgium ranked 18 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.28), and 15 in total exports ($403B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, France exported $43.8B to Belgium. The main products exported from France to Belgium were Cars ($2.83B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.47B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($2.35B). During the last 22 years the exports of France to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 3.29%, from $21.5B in 1999 to $43.8B in 2021.

In 2021, Belgium exported $59.9B to France. The main products exported from Belgium to France were Petroleum Gas ($6.4B), Refined Petroleum ($2.68B), and Cars ($2.41B). During the last 22 years the exports of Belgium to France have increased at an annualized rate of 3.45%, from $28.4B in 1999 to $59.9B in 2021.

Exports from France (Flag) to Belgium (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Belgium (Flag) to France (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between France (Flag) and Belgium (Flag)

France Exports

Belgium Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
France
Top Destination
Germany$74.1B
Belgium
Top Destination
Germany$62.7B

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 2021, countries that imported more from France than Belgium were Spain ($41.6B), Italy ($46B), and China ($27.8B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Belgium than France were Netherlands ($50.4B), Luxembourg ($6.9B), and Nigeria ($2.34B).

Difference in imports from Belgium (Flag) and France (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage France - Belgium

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, France had a large net trade with Belgium in the exports of Chemical Products ($8.56B), Machines ($5.59B), and Transportation ($5.21B).

During 2021, Belgium had a large net trade with France in the exports of Mineral Products ($10.9B), Chemical Products ($10.2B), and Metals ($6.6B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

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.

Services Exports from France (Flag) to Belgium (Flag) (2020)

Services Exports from Belgium (Flag) to France (Flag) (2020)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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.

Product Space of France (Flag) and Belgium (Flag) (2021)

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