Belgium is the 11th largest export economy in the world and the 18th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Belgium exported $394B and imported $371B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $23.9B. In 2016 the GDP of Belgium was $466B and its GDP per capita was $46.4k.
The top exports of Belgium are Cars ($30.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($26.2B), Refined Petroleum ($18.1B), Diamonds ($15.9B) and Human or Animal Blood ($13.1B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($31.4B), Packaged Medicaments ($21.4B), Refined Petroleum ($15.9B), Diamonds ($15.4B) and Crude Petroleum ($11.5B).
The top export destinations of Belgium are Germany ($66.4B), France ($61.3B), the Netherlands ($44.7B), the United Kingdom ($35.4B) and the United States ($23B). The top import origins are the Netherlands ($45.9B), Germany ($45.8B), France ($33.2B), the United States ($32.1B) and Ireland ($16.2B).