Country Profile


Despite its size as one of Europe’s smaller countries, Belgium is the political heart of the EU and a top destination for UK business.

It is often seen as the key to the rest of Europe.

Around 5% of all UK imports and exports are with Belgium.

UK Imports from Belgium

Total Value:

£23.3 billion / 4.89% of all UK Imports

Top 5 Imports are:

  1. Pharmaceuticals
  2. Cars
  3. Non-ferrous Metals
  4. Plastics
  5. Tobacco

UK Exports to Belgium

Total Value:

£14.9 billion / 4.61% of all UK Exports

Top 5 Exports are:

  1. Pharmaceuticals
  2. Refined Oil
  3. Cars
  4. Metal Ores & Scrap
  5. Organic Chemicals

Key Facts about
🇧🇪 Belgium:

Local UK Business Group:

British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium

Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, B-1000 Brussels

+32 2 540 9030

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