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Business in Belgium, Brussels

Syllabus of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Belgium. Brussels

  1. Introduction to the Kingdom of Belgium (European Union)
  2. Economy of Belgium
  3. Doing Business in Brussels: The political capital of the European Union
  4. Belgian Foreign Trade (Import, Export)
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Belgium
  6. Access to the Belgian Market
  7. Business Plan for Belgium

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in” Belgium” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Belgian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Belgian Market
  3. To analyse the Belgian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Belgian free trade agreements as a member of the European Union (EU)
  5. To develop a business plan for the Belgian Market

Examples of the Subject - Foreign Trade and Business in Belgium:
North Sea-Baltic Transport Corridor (Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium)





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The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Belgium” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: European Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Europe, International Business, Foreign Trade

Online Student (Master International Business Foreign Trade)

European Union, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Masters and Doctorates in International Business adapted to the Belgian Students

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English + Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Bélgica Study, Master in International Business in French Belgique Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Bélgica.

  1. Credits of the Subject “International Trade and Business in” Belgium”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Belgium

Transport Corridors related to Belgium
  1. North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor (Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France)
  2. North Sea-Baltic Transport Corridor (Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium)
  3. Access to the Atlantic Transport Corridor (Portugal-Spain-France-Germany)

European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement

Foreign Trade Facilitation. TFA Agreement. Customs. Payments. Global Supply Chain

European Union Single Market. Free movement of people, services, capitals and goods

The Kingdom of Belgium (Europe)

  1. Capital of Belgium: Brussels
  2. Belgian Official Languages: French, Dutch and German
  3. Area of Belgium: 30,528 square kilometres
  4. Belgian Population: 11.2 million people
  5. Type of Government: Federal parliamentary monarchy
  6. Borders of Belgium: Germany, France‎, Luxembourg and the Netherlands
  7. Belgium became independent of the Netherlands (Spain in the past) in 1830
  8. The Democratic Republic of the Congo became independent from Belgium in 1960
  9. The Republic of Burundi and Rwanda became independent from Belgium in 1962

Religion: Catholicism (Christianity)

Belgium belongs to the Western Civilisation (European Economic Area)

North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor (Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France)

Economy of Belgium.

  1. The headquarters of the European Union are in Brussels, one of the largest lobbies in the world
  2. Belgian GDP (nominal): 338,000 million EUR
  3. GDP per capita: 42,793 dollars
  4. Economic recession in 2009
  5. Belgian Currency: Euro (1999)
  6. Belgium joined the European Union in 1958
  7. Industry is mainly located in Flanders (northern Belgium)
  8. The company "Unitel International Holdings BV" of the Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos is in Brussels

European Union-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Belgian Foreign Trade

  1. 75% of the Belgian foreign trade is made with the countries of the European Union
  2. The main suppliers of Belgium are Germany, the Netherlands and France (and also the main export destination)
  3. The main export products are diamonds, machinery, chemical products, food products
  4. The Port of Antwerp is the second largest in Europe
  5. Headquarters of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Union for Road-Rail Combined Transport (UIRR): Brussels

Atlantic Transport Corridor (Portugal-Spain-France-Germany)



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