Belgium for investors
Belgium is the „capital of Europe” and is home to the European Union and NATO, as well as other international institutions and important multinational corporations. The country’s geographical location, good investment climate and favourable business environment are reasons why Belgium is a prime location to start a business.
Belgium is at the crossroads between Germanic Europe and Latin Europe. The country is divided between three important regions: the Flemish region in the north and the francophone Wallonia, followed by the bilingual capital region of Brussels. Belgium has an open economy and relies heavily on international trade. Foreign investment in Belgium
has an important role in the country’s economy and the government encourages foreign investors.
A gateway for business
Perhaps the most important reason to start a business in Belgium
is the country’s central location between some of the most important and wealthiest countries in Europe. Belgium has a very developed infrastructure and its capital, Brussels, it close to other important cities in Europe, like Paris and Amsterdam. Modern roads and railways, along with an extensive canal network make Belgium a prime location for import and export activities
. The country’s geographical position and its accessibility, topped with beautiful old cities also make Belgium an interesting option for opening a travel agency
Belgium has a high quality of live and offers a densely populated market with an international character. High incomes guarantee an important purchase power and Belgium is a highly competitive market.
Steps for starting a business in Belgium
Belgium offers a reasonable and advantageous taxation system
for companies. The common corporate tax in Belgium
is set at 33.99%, however, progressive tax rates apply according to the taxable net profit of the company.
If you are interested in investing in Belgium and need additional information about the Belgian legislation for foreign investors, our team of lawyers in Belgium can help you with any legal issue.