Belgium

Belgium is a highly developed and densely populated country centrally located at the “heart” of Europe. It is one of the founding members of the European Union, and Brussels, its capital, is also the capital of Europe. The standard of living in Belgium is among the highest in the world, as it boasts excellent food, housing, health-care, education and infrastructure, as well as high productivity and low poverty.

In 2018, Belgium’s agricultural imports were valued at 44.6 billion USD. The main import markets are the Netherlands, France and Germany. Imports from the United States are 0.8 billion USD and the main import products are wood pellets, pistachios and animal feed preparations. Belgium is the sixth largest EU importer of U.S. agriculture and related products. When it comes to imports of consumer-oriented products, the U.S. products are pistachios, almonds, food preparations, dog and cat food, and beef. The majority of imported seafood products from the United States into Belgium are lobster and salmon.

Upcoming Events

BIOFACH 2022
BIOFACH 2022
July 26, 2022 - July 29, 2022 – Nuremberg
SIAL 2022
SIAL 2022
October 15, 2022 - October 19, 2022 – Paris

Past Events

Seafood Expo Global 2022 in Barcelona
Seafood Expo Global 2022 in Barcelona
April 26, 2022 - April 28, 2022 – Barcelona
Fruit Logistica 2022
Fruit Logistica 2022
April 05, 2022 - April 07, 2022 – Berlin
ISM  2022 Cologne
ISM 2022 Cologne
January 30, 2022 - February 02, 2022 – Cologne
ANUGA 2021 in Cologne, Germany
ANUGA 2021 in Cologne, Germany
October 09, 2021 - October 13, 2021 – Cologne
Fruit Logistica 2021
May 18, 2021 - May 20, 2021 – Berlin

Reports for Belgium