Belgium 's Supply Chain And Logistics

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Belgium is a country located in central Western Europe. It has seen many ups and downs. However, today it is one of Europe’s, and one of the world’s top logistic countries. First, we will review over Belgium’s population, geography, economy, and technology. Then, we will discuss how the supply chain and logistics work in Belgium. This includes transportation, trade within Belgium, trade with other countries, and supply chain risks. There is much to discuss on Belgium’s logistics. By population, Belgium is the seventy-eighth largest country in the world and the eleventh largest country in Europe. As of July 2016, Belgium is home to 11,409,077 people. The growth rate in Belgium is 0.73 percent. It has a birth rate of 11.4 births per 1,000 residents and a death rate of 9.7 deaths per 1,000 residents. Belgium also has a net migration rate of 5.6 migrants per 1,000 people. 97.9 percent of the population lives in urban areas. Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is the largest urban area and city in Belgium with 2.05 million residents. Belgium has two main ethnic groups, the Flemish and the Walloon. The Flemish make up 58 percent of the population, while the Walloon make up 31 percent. The other 11 percent is made up of mixed or other ethnicities. The Flemings are from Northern Belgium and the Walloons are from Southern Belgium. The country of Belgium has three official languages: Dutch, French, and German. The Flemings in the North speak Dutch, which is spoken by

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