Overview In 2021, Belgium was the number 23 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 15 in total exports, the number 14 in total imports,
the number 17 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 18 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Belgium are Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($47.2B), Cars ($23B), Packaged Medicaments ($22.3B), Refined Petroleum ($18.1B), and Diamonds ($13.9B), exporting mostly to Germany ($62.7B), France ($59.9B), Netherlands ($50.4B), United Kingdom ($26B), and United States ($24.7B).
In 2021, Belgium was the world's biggest exporter of Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($47.2B), Other Frozen Vegetables ($2.34B), Looms ($708M), Vegetable and Mineral Carvings ($223M), and Zinc Powder ($138M)
Imports The top imports of Belgium are Cars ($25.4B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($22.5B), Refined Petroleum ($21.1B), Packaged Medicaments ($19.8B), and Petroleum Gas ($19.7B), importing mostly from Netherlands ($80.2B), Germany ($59.1B), France ($43.8B), United States ($28.7B), and China ($26.4B).
In 2021, Belgium was the world's biggest importer of Non-Iron and Steel Slag, Ash and Residues ($3.26B), Raw Tobacco ($864M), Potatoes ($518M), Linseed ($348M), and Antimony ($107M)
Location Belgium borders France, Germany, Luxembourg, and Netherlands by land and United Kingdom by sea.