Belgium Exports

Exports in Belgium decreased to 28710.70 EUR Million in February of 2014 from 29308.40 EUR Million in January of 2014. Exports in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium. Exports in Belgium averaged 19565.90 EUR Million from 1993 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 32744.90 EUR Million in March of 2012 and a record low of 7331.30 EUR Million in August of 1993. Foreign trade accounts for approximately 70 percent of Belgium’s economy. About 80% of Belgium's trade is with fellow EU member states. The major export commodity in Belgium is the automobile, medicament mixtures put in dosage, and not mounted or set diamonds. Belgium’s largest exports markets are European Union and United Sates. This page provides - Belgium Exports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
28710.70 29308.40 32744.90 7331.30 31798.98 | 2014/03 1993 - 2014 EUR Million Monthly


Belgium Exports

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Current Account to GDP 1.50 2012-12-31 1.00 5.50 -4.00 0.21 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Capital Flows 6184.00 2013-12-15 5710.00 7194.00 -13716.00 4103.62 2014-01-31 EUR Million [+]
Gold Reserves 227.43 2013-12-31 227.43 258.09 227.43 Tonnes [+]
Remittances 26.00 2013-11-15 25.00 40.00 2.00 26.27 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Terms of Trade 95.20 2014-01-15 94.20 106.90 93.80 95.31 2014-02-28 Index Points [+]
Balance of Trade 1094.20 2014-02-15 988.50 3101.10 -1026.60 884.05 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Exports 28710.70 2014-02-15 29308.40 32744.90 7331.30 31798.98 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Imports 27616.50 2014-02-15 28319.90 31559.90 6975.70 30326.70 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Current Account -464.00 2013-12-15 -210.00 4051.00 -3298.00 -84.25 2014-01-31 EUR Million [+]

Exports | Notes
Exports measure the amount of goods or services that domestic producers provide to foreign consumers by. It is a good that is sent to another country for sale. In the past, export of commercial quantities of goods normally required involvement of the customs authorities in both the country of export and the country of import. More recently, with the advent of small trades over the internet such as through Amazon and e-Bay, exports have largely bypassed the involvement of Customs in many countries due to the low individual values of these trades. Nonetheless, these small exports are still subject to legal restrictions applied by the country of export.


Belgium Current Account at -464.00 EUR Million  
Belgium recorded a Current Account deficit of 464 EUR Million in December of 2013. Current Account in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium.
Belgium Bankruptcies at 1014.00 Companies  
Bankruptcies in Belgium decreased to 1014 Companies in January of 2014 from 1022 Companies in December of 2013. Bankruptcies in Belgium is reported by the BelgoStat.
Belgium Residential Building Permits at 2312.00  
Building Permits in Belgium increased to 2312 in December of 2013 from 1825 in November of 2013. Building Permits in Belgium is reported by the Banque Nationale de Belgique.
Belgium Capital Flows at 6184.00 EUR Million  
Capital Flows in Belgium increased to 6184 EUR Million in December of 2013 from 5710 EUR Million in November of 2013. Capital Flows in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium.
Belgium Capacity Utilization at 77.30 Percent  
Capacity Utilization in Belgium decreased to 77.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 78 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Capacity Utilization in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium.
Belgium Car Registrations at 39752.00 Cars  
Car Registrations in Belgium increased to 39752 Cars in October of 2013 from 35137 Cars in September of 2013. Car Registrations in Belgium is reported by the BelgoStat.
Belgium Construction Output at 24.20 Percent  
Construction output in Belgium increased 24.20 percent in January of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Construction Output in Belgium is reported by the Eurostat.
Belgium Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 100.72 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Belgium increased to 100.72 Index Points in March of 2014 from 100.66 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Belgium is reported by the BelgoStat.
Belgium Consumer Spending at 49288.00 EUR Million  
Consumer Spending in Belgium increased to 49288 EUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 48973 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium.
Belgium Disposable Personal Income at 230588.00 EUR Million  
Disposable Personal Income in Belgium increased to 230588 EUR Million in 2012 from 224374 EUR Million in 2011. Disposable Personal Income in Belgium is reported by the National Bank of Belgium.


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