Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Useful Links for Belgium
British Embassy Brussels
The Trade and Investment section of the British Embassy in Brussels website provides information on doing business with Belgium, UKTI services and events. (in English)
The official website of the Belgian Federal government with detailed background information on Belgium, its people, its systems and its culture with links to government ministries, the monarchy and European organisations. (in Dutch, French, German and English)
Official Statistics on Belgium
A division of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, this is the main statistical institution in Belgium with a large variety of figures (in Dutch, French, German and English)
Setting up in Belgium
This site provides comprehensive information for foreign investors interested in setting up in Belgium. (in English)
Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Diplobel is the Federal Public Service for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. The network of Foreign Affairs is comprised of some 130 Embassies, Consulates and Delegations located abroad and in Belgium, with its Main Office in the centre of Brussels.
Running a business in Belgium
Information on how to run a business in Belgium.
British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium
The website of the British Chamber of Commerce in Brussels.
Infobel – Access to Belgian White and Yellow Pages
Provides access to the Belgian White and Yellow Pages.
Federation of Enterprises in Belgium: FEB
FEB is Belgium's leading employers' organisation. It represents more than 30,000 businesses in a wide range of sectors, ranging from industry to services.
SOLVIT - Overcoming Trade Barriers
If you are facing trade barriers caused by the misapplication of EU law, or resulting from national regulation or practices that go against the spirit of the Single Market then BIS' EU Market Access Team might be able to help.
The website of the European Commission provides information on the EU policies and laws as well as events and news.
SIMAP Gateway to European public procurement provides access to most important information about public procurement in Europe.
The Virtual Community of World Conference of Trade Promotion Organisations (TPOs) lists the members of the European Trade Promotion Organisation (ETPO), together with their websites.
Directory of Belgian and Luxembourg exporting companies
Products, services and company profiles of 8,500 exporting companies established in Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Flemish SMEs Association: UNIZO
UNIZO-International assists SMEs in their international activities. This assistance is not limited to export only; it includes all forms of internationalisation. UNIZO International also provides a networkng infrastructure through conferences, information sessions, training courses, etc.
Export Services: Partners to Export
Directory of partner businesses that can help with international activities. Directory of related government and other organisations.
Made in Belgium: foreign trade and investment guide
Published in English since 1983, MADE IN BELGIUM is an annual publication presenting Belgium, its regions, and a selection of companies, products and services.
Europa is the Gateway to the European Union portal, which provides news and information on all aspects of the EU.
COBCOE is a not for profit umbrella organisation working closely with its British bilateral member chambers in Europe to advance international trade and business with the United Kingdom.