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TRADE & INVESTMENT

US-Belgian Trade
 

Facts & Figures
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 Facts & Figures

Source: FPS Economy, National Bank of Belgium, National Institute of Statistics (NIS), US Census Bureau

US Trade with Belgium

  2001 2002 2003 2004
US Exports to Belgium (billion $) 13.5 13.3 15.2 16.9
US Imports from Belgium (billion $)    10.1 9.8 10.1 12.4
US Trade Balance with Belgium (billion $)  3.4 3.5  5.1 +4.4
Belgium rank in US exports     12th 12th
Belgium rank in US imports     24th 23rd
US as % of total Belgian exports    5.6 7.8 6.6 6.5
US rank in Belgian export (ranking)   6th 5th 6th 5th
US as % of total Belgian imports   6.9 6.6 5.9 5.7
US rank in Belgian import (ranking)   5th 6th 5th 6th

US Trade with Belgium- 2004

By 1-digit SITC commodity
In millions of dollars

1-digit SITC Commodity US Exports US Imports
(0) Food and Live Animals 253.7 169.9
(1) Beverages and Tobacco 119.6 49.0
(2) Crude Materials, Inedible, Except Fuels 802.9 85.7
(3) Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials 303.2 1604.4
(4) Animal and Vegetable Oils, Fats and Waxes 7.7 31.0
(5) Chemicals and Related Products, N.E.S. 7109.8 2513.2
(6) Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Material 2,538.7 3905.1
(7) Machinery and Transport Equipment 4044.7 2900.2
(8) Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles 1,425.2 505.5
(9) Commodities and Transactions, N.E.S. 279.8 687.7
TOTAL 16,876.7 12448.4

Source: US Bureau of the Census

Contacts

Agency for Foreign Trade
Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce
Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT)Brussels-Capital Region
Wallonia Trade Office (AWEX)
Economic Section Embassy
Foreign Trade Advisers
 

Federal Agency for Foreign Trade – data about Belgian foreign trade, Belgian exporters and trade sectors (www.abh-ace.org)

Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce in the United States (www.belcham.org)

American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium (www.amcham.be)

Flanders Investment and Trade (FIT) (www.fitagency.com)

Atlanta Mr. Piet Morisse
Trade Commissioner for Flanders
Peachtree Center, North Tower, Suit 810
235 Peachtree Street N.E. Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 659-9611
Fax: (404) 659-9461
E-Mail: atlanta@fitagency.com
Chicago Mr. Luc Fabry
Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT)
150 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 251-0622
Fax: (312) 251-0624
E-Mail: luc.fabry@fitagency.com
Los Angeles Mr. Jozef De Clerq
Trade Commissioner for Flanders
6100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (213) 857-0842
Fax: (213) 938-4024
E-Mail: losangeles@fitagency.com
New York Mr. Jurgen Maerschand
Trade Commissioner for Flanders
1330 Avenue of the Americas, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10019-5422
Phone: (212) 664-0930
Fax: (212) 664-0944
E-Mail: newyork@fitagency.com

Trade Promotion-Region of Wallonia- Agence Wallonne à l’Exportation (AWEX)
www.wallonia-export.be

Atlanta Walloon Trade Commissioner
235 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 820
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel.: (404) 584-2002
Fax: (404) 584-2004
E-mail: aec@awex-atlanta.com
Chicago Mr. Bernard Geenen
Walloon Trade Commissioner
333 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 905
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel.: (312) 357-0992
Fax: (312) 357-1076
E-mail : awexch@aol.com
Houston  Mr. Jean-Pierre Muller
Economic and Commercial Attaché
5300 Memorial Drive, suite 505
Houston, TX 77007
Phone: (713) 863-1110
Fax: (713) 863-1112
E-mail : BeltradeHouston@covad.net
New York Mr. Gerard Seghers
Walloon Trade Commissioner
1330 Avenue of the Americas
26th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Tel.: (212) 247 6351
Fax: (212) 247 6392
E-mail : wallonia@ix.netcom.com
San Francisco Mr. Eric de Lame
Walloon Trade Commissioner
155 Montgomery Street, Suite 207
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel.: (415) 546-5255
Fax: (415) 546-3144
E-mail : sfwallon@belgiantrade.org
Washington, DC Mr. Patrick Everarts de Velp
Walloon Trade Commissioner
3330 Garfield Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Tel.: (202) 625-5852
Fax: (202) 625-6252
E-mail : wtowashington@cwix.com

Trade Promotion- Brussels Region:
Economic and Commercial Office of the Brussels Capital Region in the US (www.brussels-usa.com)
Brussels Export (www.brussels-export.irisnet.be)

New York Mr. Luc Lippens
Economic and Commercial Representation of the
Brussels-Capital Region
1330 Avenue of the Americas,
26th Floor
New York, NY 10019-5422
Tel.:(212) 399-8522
Fax: (212) 399-8517
E-mail : brusselsusa@msn.com
Houston Jean-Pierre Muller
Economic and Commercial Attaché
Belgian Trade Commission
Wallonia - Brussels Office
5300 Memorial Drive, Suite 505
Houston, TX. 77007
Tel: (713) 863-1110
Fax: (713) 863 1112
Email: BeltradeHouston@covad.net

Embassy of Belgium, Economic Section

Mr. Geert Criel
Minister-Counselor
Tel: (202) 625-5816
Fax: (202) 625-7567
E-Mail: geert.criel@diplobel.org

Mr. Bart Deelen
Investment Officer
Tel: (202) 625-5810
Fax: (202) 625-7567
E-Mail: bart.deelen@diplobel.org

Mr. Serge Wauthier
First Secretary, Trade
Tel: (202) 625-5813
Fax: (202) 625-7567
E-mail : serge.wauthier@diplobel.org

Foreign Trade Advisers

Belgium has an extensive network of Foreign Trade Advisers in the US. Based on their experience, Foreign Trade Advisers give advice to public, private, federal and regional entities as well as to exporters from Belgium and Luxembourg on foreign trade promotion.

Mr. Christian Bartley
Director of International Operations
Faleiro, LLC
Milwaukee, WI
E-mail: cbartley@faleiro.com

Mr. Willem Dericks
Vice President, Berry Group
Atlanta, GA.
E-mail: wimd@aol.com

Mr. Geert Cauwenbergh
Chairman & CEO
Barrier Therapeutics Inc., New Jersey
E-mail: gcauwenbergh@barriertherapeutics.com

Ms. Sibylle Dasseville
Sales & National Manager
Anne & Catherine De Clippel-Pluto Ltd
Suffern, New York
E-mail: plutousa@plutolingerie.com

Mr. Yves Jadot
President, Petite Abeille
NY, NY
E-mail: yvesjadot@hotmail.com

Mr. Edouard Dekkers
Parc Place, 225 Rector Place,
15-B
New York, NY 10280
Tel.: (212) 945-3782
Fax: (212) 945-7240
E-mail: isoeddy@aol.com

Mr. Willy Goderis
914 Columbus Street
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 722-5142
E-mail: willygoderis@hotmail.com

Mr. Georges Hoffmann
191 Peachtree Street
NE-16th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel.: (404) 572-6784
Fax.: (404) 572-6999
E-mail: gahoffmann1@aol.com

Mr. Louis Lafili
79 Tillinhast Place
Buffalo, NY 14216
Tel.: (716) 835-9229
Fax: (716) 856-5151
E-mail: lafili@aol.com

Mr. Patrick Mercier
BEA Inc.
100 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Tel.: (412) 249-4067
Fax: (412) 249-4101
E-mail: patrick007@csi.com

Mr. Anton Mertens
Promenade II, Suite 3100
1230 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309-3592
Tel.: (404) 815-3733
Fax.:(404) 685-7033
E-mail: afmertens@sgrlaw.com

Mr. Alain Schreiber
P.O. Box 5005-26
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Tel.: (760) 408-6466
E-Mail: victoriat@proquestvc.com

Mr. Philippe Tytgat
Vice President
Ambassador Fine Foods
16625 Saticoy Street
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Tel: (+) 1- 818/787.20.00
Fax (+) 1- 818/778.64.64
Email: Ptytgat@ambassadorfoods.com

Mr. Christian Van Pelt
The 10 West Building
2740 Route 10West
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Tel: (973) 267-7040
Fax: (973) 267-6187
E-mail: cvanp31@aol.com


Mr. Charles Van Rysselberge
PO Box 975
Charleston, SC 29402-0975
Tel.: (843)805-3070
Fax: (843)723-4853
E-mail: charlesvr@charlestonchamber.org

Mr. Eric Vergucht
10 Sherbrooke Road
Harstdale, NY 10530
Tel.: (914) 693-2454
Fax: (914) 693-8124
E-mail: verguchte@aol.com

Mr. Jean-Pierre Wolff
6238 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Tel.: (805) 781-0448
Fax: (805) 781-0428
E-mail: jpwolff@earthlink.net

Mr. O. B. E. Terence Murphy
818 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
Tel.: (202) 833-9211
Fax.: (202) 293-1877
E-mail: TMurphy@MurphyEllisWeber.com

 

 

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