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Belgium & Luxembourg

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) provides information and assistance to companies in Belgium and Luxembourg interested in establishing operations in Florida or identifying strategic partners in Florida.

Providing Assistance to Belgium and Luxembourg Companies

If you are a Florida company interested in exporting to the Benelux market, please click here.

Florida – België & Luxemburg Connecties

De Amerikaanse staat Florida heeft langdurige en nauwe economische betrekkingen met zowel België als Luxemburg. Er is substantiële samenwerking en commerciële uitwisseling in een reeks geavanceerde technologiesectoren, waaronder lucht- en ruimtevaart en life sciences. Brussels Airport (BRU) en Miami International Airport (MIA) hebben bijvoorbeeld het onderscheid dat ze ‘s werelds top twee vrachthubs zijn die door de International Air Transport Association (IATA) zijn gecertificeerd als specifieke pharma hub-luchthavens; hun samenwerking omvat deelname aan Pharma.Aero, gericht op de farmaceutische luchtvrachtindustrie wereldwijd. Tal van Belgische en Luxemburgse bedrijven hebben het gunstig gevonden om zich in Florida te vestigen, om zowel de Amerikaanse markt te bedienen als de Latijns-Amerikaanse markten.

Belgische Investeringen in Florida

  • Op basis van de meest recente statistieken van het U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, is België de vijftiende grootste buitenlandse investeerder in Florida, gerangschikt op werkgelegenheid (3.100 banen).
  • Belgische filialen in Florida hadden in 2018 naar schatting een totaal bezit van USD 786 miljoen, met 3.100 Floridians in dienst.
  • Volgens Enterprise Florida’s database van buitenlandse filialen in Florida, zijn er 44 Belgische bedrijven met 116 vestigingen in Florida.

Lees hier meer over directe buitenlandse investeringen in Florida.

Rankings

$1.1B Total Merchandise Trade 2019 U.S. Department of Commerce
#8 Largest Foreign Investor in Florida 2019 Dun & Bradstreet
#4 State for Access to Capital in the U.S. 2019 CNBC
Trade
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Trade

In 2019, total merchandise trade between Florida and the Netherlands was $1.4 billion, making it Florida’s 27th largest bilateral merchandise trading partner. Florida exports to the Netherlands were $562.8 million in 2019, making it Florida’s 28th largest merchandise export market, and imports from the Netherlands to Florida were 853.7 million, making it Florida’s 26th largest source for merchandise imports. Leading commodities traded between the Netherlands and Florida include aircraft, oil, perfumes, orthopedic appliances, yachts, electric circuits and spirits.

Gateway Economy
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Gateway Economy

Florida offers Dutch companies a gateway into the Caribbean and Latin American regions, as well as in the United States, with hundreds of airports, 15 deep-water ports, 3,000 miles of freight rail tracks and over 122,000 miles of highway to move your products and services to market. Florida’s state-of-the-art connectivity is the world’s largest telecommunications gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, supported by 61,000+ total fiber miles, 47,000+ fiber-connected buildings and 275 data center locations.

Nurturing a Culture of Collaboration
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Nurturing a Culture of Collaboration

With a focus on cultivating innovation and promoting collaboration between education institutions, Orange County, Florida has a Sister-City partnership agreement with the Hart van Brabant region of the Netherlands. Together, Florida and the Netherlands work to simulate economic and tourism development between the two regions.

Our Location

Our Location

12 Rue de la Chaussée d’Antin,
75009 Paris, France

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Sieb Hoogstra Director +32-2-554-1251
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