Flanders Investment & Trade is the key point of contact for international business in Flanders.
We play a central role in the internationalization of the economy of Flanders, thus vigorously supporting the boundless ambitions of Flanders-based and international companies and organizations.
What we do
Why we do it
Flanders is one of the most open economies in the world. International business is therefore the lifeblood of our region. By supporting exports, attracting foreign investment and boosting the international marketing of innovation, FIT contributes to our economy, job creation, prosperity and welfare.
Our open economy in numbers
- In 2021, exports from Flanders were worth 380 billion euros. 1 in 3 jobs in Flanders depends on export.
- In 2022, foreign companies started up 278 investment projects in Flanders. This represents investments of 5.26 billion euros and 6,540 new jobs.
Much appreciated service
Our periodic surveys show that 86% of our clients are satisfied with the services of Flanders Investment & Trade.
We have a global network of country experts, tech and sector specialists. Together we provide free advice and customized services. We have been doing this for over 32 years.