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International Fact Sheets

Missouri Connections: Belgium

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Imports & Exports

$316M

Missouri's Imports from Belgium in 20211
  • Beverages & Tobacco Products 58%
  • Chemicals 23%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 3%
  • Processed Foods 1%
  • Other 15%

$310M

Missouri's Exports to Belgium in 20211
  • Chemicals 82%
  • Machinery, Except Electrical 4%
  • Fabricated Metal Products 3%
  • Waste And Scrap 3%
  • Transportation Equipment 2%
  • Other 6%

By the Numbers

240

Missourians Born in Belgium2

11,836

Missourians Who Speak French2

19,321

Missourians Who Speak German2

5,518

Missourians With Belgian Ancestry2

8 Belgian Companies in Missouri

ABInBev
Herstal Group
Sibelco
Sonaca
Zenitel
Duvel
Lhoist
NXMH

4 Missouri Companies in Belgium

Emerson
Hallmark
Leggett & Platt
Barry Wehmiller

Footnotes

1 International trade administration, 2021

2 American Community Survey, 2020, 5-Year Estimates