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Belgium

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EDC's Position

  • Actively pursuing business
  • Open under all programs, subject to regular approval criteria

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Country At A Glance

Flag - Belgium
Map - Belgium

Country Facts

Nominal GDP454.29 Billion USD
Population11.30 Million
Total Trade/GDP167.15%
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Merchandise Imports from Canada3,124.94 Million CAD
Canadian direct investment1,096 Million CAD
Main importsMachinery & Equipment, Chemicals, Mineral Fuels, Food, Beverage & Tobacco

EDC in Belgium

Canadian companies assisted210
International buyers insured224
Business volume244.72 Million CAD

Business Environment

Belgium is a wealthy OECD country with a strong commercial relationship with Canada. As a modern economy, trade is of high importance to Belgium’s market and the potential for Canadian companies is strong.  EDC sees solid business and investment potential across a range of sectors in the market. 

Key Industries

  • Biotechnology
  • Food & Beverage
  • Machinery - Packaging, Industrial & Analytical Instruments
  • Telecom
  • Transportation Services

How we can support your business

Through our representation in Dusseldorf, Germany, we provide regional support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in Belgium. Our market experts have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in several sectors as well as a network of local contacts in the market.

  • We are positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services.
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