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Cross-border e-commerce in Belgium

Doing business in Belgium

What works in one market doesn’t automatically guarantee success in another. Differences in competition, regulation, risk and consumer behaviour make it all too easy for your business to get lost in translation. So it pays to familiarise yourself with the local e-commerce landscape and the best risk and fraud prevention strategies.

What are the key elements succeeding for e-Commerce businesses in Belgium

After a slow start, Belgium is now one of the fastest-growing e-commerce markets in the world. In the multi-lingual Belgian market, localising your online shop is critical.

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Make sure your site is available in Dutch, French and German, and be sure to offer local delivery and returns.

Quick Facts: Belgium

eGDP: #13

The proportion of goods and services bought online in comparison to GDP.
The rankings stated come from e-commerce association Ecommerce Europe.

Mobile adoption: 55%

Smartphone use as a percentage of the total population.

Ease of business: #43

The higher a country’s ranking in the World
Bank Group’s Ease of Doing Business Index, the more business-friendly local
regulations are when establishing a presence there.

"Make sure your site is available in Dutch, French and German, and be sure your offers fit the preferred delivery and return model."

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