About Belgian Economic Missions

The Belgian Foreign Trade Agency, in cooperation with the three regional agencies for the promotion of foreign trade Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), the Wallonia Export-Investment Agency (AWEX) and hub.brussels and the FPS Foreign Affairs, organises two Belgian Economic Missions per year.

Upcoming missions

  • Senegal

    The Belgian Economic Mission to the Republic of Senegal will take place from 21 to 25 May 2023 in Dakar. 

  • Australia

    The Belgian Economic Mission to Australia will take place from 19 to 28 October 2023 in Sydney en Melbourne.


  • Public sector
  • Companies, universities, federations and chambers of commerce
  • Press


  • Testimonial BESIX Group

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    BESIX Group has participated to the Belgian Economic Mission Angola & South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia & Oman, Qatar & UAE, the United States – Texas, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Argentina & Uruguay and Morocco.
    Mathieu Ryckewaert, Public and Corporate Affairs at BESIX Group, gives a short testimonial.

  • Testimonial EnergyVision

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    EnergyVision has participated to the Belgian Economic Mission to Morocco and to China.
    Maarten Michielssens, Founder and CEO at EnergyVision gives a short testimonial.

  • Testimonial AMB Ecosteryl

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    AMB Ecosteryl has participated to the Belgian Economic Mission to Angola & South Africa, Saudi Arabia & Oman, Malaysia & Singapore, Colombia & Peru, Ivory Coast, Argentina & Uruguay, Morocco and Mexico.
    Olivier Dufrasne, President of AMB Ecosteryl gives a short testimonial.

Statistics belgian economic missions

Number of participants per mission

Since 2015, 4,845 participants took part in the Belgian Economic Missions
An average of 373 participants per mission

Chart overview participants missions 2015-2022

Numbers of companies* per mission

Since 2015, 2,410 companies took part in the Belgian Economic Missions
An average of 185 companies per mission

Chart overview paricipating companies missions 2015-2022

* Companies, universities, federations, chambers of commerce

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