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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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Exports
: $33.3B, Rnk 4 / 219

2019
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Top Product
: $7.65B, Cars

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.46, Rnk 13 / 146

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

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
: $533B, CURRENT US$
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 
: $42,330, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

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

United Kingdom-Belgium In 2019, United Kingdom exported $17.4B to Belgium. The main products that United Kingdom exported to Belgium are 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.

Belgium-United Kingdom In 2019, Belgium exported $33.3B to United Kingdom . The main products that Belgium exported 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 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.

Comparison In 2019,  United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 10 in total exports ($446B). 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, 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.

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.

United Kingdom Exports

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Belgium Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $64.7B

Belgium
Top Destination
: Germany, $68.9B

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

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

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

Comparative Advantage United Kingdom - Belgium

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

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).

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).

Bilateral Service Trade

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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.

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.

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 United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Belgium. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Belgium has comparative advantage over United Kingdom.