Belgium Business, Taxation and Offshore Information
This page was last updated on 16 Jan 2019.
In 2018, according to the International Monetary Fund, Belgium had the 18th highest GDP per capita in the world. It is ranked as 17th on the UN's Human Development Index (a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, standards of living, and quality of life).
Belgium is heavily dependent on world trade, with over two-thirds of GNP being derived from exports. The country's exporting potential is aided by its excellent transport infrastructure, central geographical location, and multilingual work force - over half of Belgium's exports are sent to neighbouring European countries. More »