Exports - commodities: machinery and equipment, chemicals, finished diamonds, metals and metal products, foodstuffs Exports partners: Germany 16.9%, France 15.5%, Netherlands 11.4%, UK 8.8%, USA 6%, Italy 5% (2015) Imports - commodities: raw materials, machinery and equipment, chemicals, raw diamonds, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, transportation equipment, oil products Imports partners: Netherlands 16.7%, Germany 12.7%, France 9.6%, USA 8.7%, UK 5.1%, Ireland 4.7%, China 4.3% (2015) Currency: Euro (EUR) Political system Belgium is a federally organized constitutional hereditary monarchy with a bicameral parliament. He appoints ministers, including a Prime Minister with parliament approval. The federal legislative power is exercised by the King and the Chamber of Representatives.
Airport Brussels (Zaventem) International Airport Belgium's largest airport (IATA: BRU).
Brussels South Charleroi Airport Second busiest airport Belgium's (IATA: CRL).
Belgium's modern, open, and private-enterprise-based economy has capitalized on its central geographic location, highly developed transport network, and diversified industrial and commercial base.
Industry is concentrated mainly in the more heavily-populated region of Flanders in the north.
Prime Minister of Belgium Belgian Prime Minister’s website. News in French: La Libre Belgique Belgium and international news. Belgium News in German: Grenzecho Atomium Official Atomium's website of Belgium's most famous landmark.
Het federale Parlement van België - Le parlement fédéral de la Belgique The Federal Parliament of Belgium. Cyberculture Principia Cybernetica Principia Cybernetica tries to tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent cybernetic theories and technologies. Belgian Art Research Institute We plan to publish definitive catalogues raisonnés for several major Belgian artists. Jacques Brel Belgiums uber-most famous poet and singer.
Weather Koninklijk Meteorologisch Instituut The Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium. Google Earth Belgium (Belgie, Belgique) Searchable map and satellite view of Belgium. Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts- Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.
Google Earth Brussels Searchable map and satellite view of Belgium's capital. Design Museum Gent Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Ghent.
Toerisme Vlaanderen Belgian Tourist Office for Brussels and Flanders.
Belgian National Tourist Office Official Site of the Belgian Tourist Office in The Americas.
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