According to information provided by the Federal Customs Service, the Kingdom of Belgium occupies the 9th place in terms of cargo turnover with Leningrad region, which amounted to 399.3 million USD in 2018.
Belgian business feels support and has comfortable conditions for work in Leningrad region. Many industries have opportunities for expansion of presence of Belgian companies at the market. Such opinion was expressed by the participants of a Russian-Belgian meeting in Economic Development Agency of Leningrad Region: Consul General of the Kingdom of Belgium in Saint Petersburg Hans Timbremont, Deputy Consul General Stanley Matthys, the head of Economic and Trade Representation of the Flemish Region, Brussels and Wallonia Dmitry Gusakov and Director of Economic Development Agency of Leningrad Region Andrey Sergeev.
Today the most successful spheres for Belgian companies operating in Leningrad region are production of construction and finishing materials, materials for furniture production.