Overview In 2019 Belgium was the number 23 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 12 in total exports, the number 14 in total imports,
the number 19 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 18 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Belgium are Cars ($33.7B), Refined Petroleum ($25B), Packaged Medicaments ($24.2B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($20.3B), and Diamonds ($12.8B), exporting mostly to Germany ($68.9B), France ($55.6B), Netherlands ($53.1B), United Kingdom ($33.3B), and United States ($25.1B).
In 2019, Belgium was the world's biggest exporter of Other Frozen Vegetables ($2.31B), Wheat Gluten ($292M), Vegetable and Mineral Carvings ($203M), Felt Carpets ($136M), and Zinc Powder ($132M)
Imports The top imports of Belgium are Cars ($31.7B), Refined Petroleum ($19.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($18.6B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($16.5B), and Diamonds ($12B), importing mostly from Netherlands ($65.7B), Germany ($51.3B), France ($39B), United States ($33.3B), and Ireland ($19B).
In 2019, Belgium was the world's biggest importer of Raw Tobacco ($1.63B), Saturated Acyclic Monocarboxylic Acids ($1.57B), Potatoes ($547M), Linseed ($230M), and Antimony ($43.4M)
Location Belgium borders France, Germany, Luxembourg, and Netherlands by land and United Kingdom by sea.