Belgium is a federal state divided into three regions: Dutch-speaking Flanders in the north, francophone Wallonia in the south and Brussels, the bilingual capital, where French and Dutch share official status. There is also a small German-speaking minority in the eastern part of the country. Belgium’s varied landscape includes: 67 kilometres of sea coast and flat coastal plains along the North Sea, a central plateau and the rolling hills and forests of the Ardennes region in the south. The most important sectors of Belgium’s economy in 2012 were public administration, defence, education, human health and social work activities (22.8 %), wholesale and retail trade, transport, accommodation and food services (19.9 %) and industry (15.9 %
Belgium’s main export partners are Germany, France and the Netherlands while its main import partners are the Netherlands, Germany and France. It can be seen from the data below that Satsafe® represents a very significant Internet of Things (IoT) business opportunity in Belgium focussed on security and safety applications.
Geographical size: 30 528.0 km2
Population: 11 094 850 (2012)
Population as % of total EU population: 2.2 % (2012)
GDP: € 375.881 billion (2012)
Official EU language(s): Dutch, French and German
Political system: federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy
EU member state since: 25 March 1957
Seats in the European Parliament: 21
Currency: Eurozone member since 1 January 1999
A world of opportunity:
We are currently seeking expressions of interest from International distributors for a range of Satsafe® branded safety and security applications including geobloc.
If you are interested in acquiring the Satsafe® Master License as a business opportunity in Belgium, please contact us outlining your experience.