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2019
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Exports
: $39B, Rnk 5 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $3.76B, Cars

2019
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Exports
: $55.6B, Rnk 2 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $3.92B, Petroleum Gas

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.4, Rnk 16 / 146

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

2019
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GDP
: $2.72T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 7 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 0.94%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 171 / 187

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 PC 
: $40,494, CURRENT US$
Rnk 26 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -2.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 166 / 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

France-Belgium In 2019, France exported $39B to Belgium. The main products that France exported to Belgium are Cars ($3.76B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.16B), and Packaged Medicaments ($1.76B). During the last 20 years the exports of France to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 3%, from $21.6B in 1999 to $39B in 2019.

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 2019, Belgium exported $55.6B to France . The main products that Belgium exported to France were Petroleum Gas ($3.92B), Cars ($2.8B), and Refined Petroleum ($2.62B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to France have increased at an annualized rate of 3.65%, from $27.2B in 1999 to $55.6B in 2019.

In 2018, Belgium exported services to France worth $14B, with Other business services ($5.55B), Transportation ($3.76B), and Travel ($1.91B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  France ranked 16 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.4), and 5 in total exports ($558B). That same year, Belgium ranked 18 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.34), and 12 in total exports ($411B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, France exported $39B to Belgium. The main products exported from France to Belgium were Cars ($3.76B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.16B), and Packaged Medicaments ($1.76B). During the last 20 years the exports of France to Belgium have increased at an annualized rate of 3%, from $21.6B in 1999 to $39B in 2019.

In 2019, Belgium exported $55.6B to France. The main products exported from Belgium to France were Petroleum Gas ($3.92B), Cars ($2.8B), and Refined Petroleum ($2.62B). During the last 20 years the exports of Belgium to France have increased at an annualized rate of 3.65%, from $27.2B in 1999 to $55.6B in 2019.

France Exports

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Belgium Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

France
Top Destination
: Germany, $76.2B

Belgium
Top Destination
: Germany, $68.9B

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 ($40.8B), United States ($47.4B), and Italy ($41.2B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Belgium than France were Netherlands ($53.1B), Luxembourg ($6.92B), and Nigeria ($2.81B).

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 2019, France had a large net trade with Belgium in the exports of Chemical Products ($7.34B), Transportation ($6.24B), and Machines ($5.05B).

During 2019, Belgium had a large net trade with France in the exports of Chemical Products ($9.28B), Mineral Products ($7.6B), and Metals ($5.86B).

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 2018, Belgium exported services to France worth $14B, with Other business services ($5.55B), Transportation ($3.76B), and Travel ($1.91B) 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 France has comparative advantage over Belgium. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Belgium has comparative advantage over France.