Support and subsidies
Learn about all the subsidies given to Brussels-based companies to support their international expansion.
Export incentivesTo help Brussels SMEs meet the costs involved in seeking out new markets, the Brussels-Capital Region has export incentives available for 8 types of projects. In some cases, you can be reimbursed for up to 75% of your costs.
(according to the new regulations in force since January 1, 2018)
Attend a training course or use the services of a consultant
Other regional subsidies for SMEs and self-employed people help you to improve the international competitiveness of your business by:
- Taking a training course in foreign trade
- Calling on the support of a consultant specialising in international trade, either to study the feasibility of your export project or for market research.
Your export operations require significant investments, i.e. adjusting production capacity, putting in place appropriate logistics, acquiring new skills, etc.
Exportbru, a subsidiary of the Brussels Regional Investment Agency, can help you to deal with the financial requirements generated by your export business.