Belgium - Food imports

Food imports (% of merchandise imports)

The value for Food imports (% of merchandise imports) in Belgium was 9.67 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14.95 in 1967 and a minimum value of 7.34 in 2006.

Definition: Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

Source: World Bank staff estimates through the WITS platform from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.

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Year Value
1962 13.78
1963 13.22
1964 13.45
1965 14.32
1966 13.72
1967 14.95
1968 13.32
1969 12.61
1970 13.08
1971 13.25
1972 13.27
1973 13.33
1974 11.61
1975 12.95
1976 12.83
1977 13.19
1978 12.84
1979 12.22
1980 11.12
1981 11.83
1982 12.47
1983 12.13
1984 12.34
1985 11.73
1986 11.72
1987 11.32
1988 11.15
1989 10.21
1990 9.87
1991 10.47
1992 10.89
1993 11.08
1994 11.14
1995 11.17
1996 10.63
1997 10.71
1998 10.47
1999 9.90
2000 8.42
2001 8.65
2002 8.55
2003 8.73
2004 8.15
2005 7.65
2006 7.34
2007 7.67
2008 8.13
2009 9.24
2010 8.32
2011 8.45
2012 8.67
2013 8.70
2014 9.08
2015 9.21
2016 9.67

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports