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Trade and Jobs: Belgium

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EU exports support 38 million jobs, up two thirds from 2000. More than 14 million of these workers are women. One in five jobs in the EU depends on exports.
EU exports support a significant share of jobs in all countries across the EU.

Exports are essential for the business success of many small companies in Europe. At Belgian essential oils producer Pranarôm, exports even account for 90% of the firm's turnover. The firm welcomes the CETA agreement as an opportunity to facilitate the certification of its products in Canada.

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EU exports support 38 million jobs in the EU

This is one of the many figures in a new report released today by the European Commission, showing just how important an open trade policy is for European employment.