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Central State of the European Union, Belgium has more than 11 million inhabitants. The country joined the European Union in 1958 and the Eurozone in 1999. Thanks to its positioning, the country is a hub for the international transport of goods from and to the European Union.

Belgium is part of the European program of CNR. The first study on its RFT sector was carried out in 2013.
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Transport total (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 206,304 173,621 182,193 185,685 172,445 171,472 165,225 153,580 155,843 70
Belgium 38,356 36,174 35,002 33,107 32,105 32,796 31,808 31,729 30,865 73
Domestic transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 181,879 156,021 164,325 168,242 156,449 155,712 151,112 141,242 144,205 65
Belgium 18,207 17,603 17,755 17,750 18,186 18,980 19,167 18,935 18,808 44
International Transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 24,425 17,600 17,868 17,443 15,996 15,760 14,113 12,339 11,638 5
Belgium 20,149 18,572 17,246 15,358 13,919 13,816 12,641 12,795 12,057 29

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Unit France (statistic) Belgium (simulation)
Yearly mileage of vehicle km 114,100 117,000
Number of operating days days/yr 230 220
Semitrailer/tractor ratio 1.40 1.40
Driver cost €/yr 47,758 56,284
Driver/tractor ratio 1.06 1.07
Yearly cost of vehicle financing and possession €/yr 15,261 14,769
Average consumption per 100 km litres 31.5 30
  Fuel cost, 2017 average* €/litre 0.9108 0.8585
Fuel cost €/yr 32,737 30,134
Maintenance-repair + tyres €/yr 11,981 11,115
Tolls €/an 9,624 8,000
Insurance (vehicle) €/yr 2,248 1,900
Axle tax and other vehicle taxes €/yr 516 515
Synthesis - cost price (except structural costs) 122,990 126,658
 Cost/mileage ratio per annum €/km 1.08 1.08
 Base 100 France 100 100
*after partial recovery of excise duties in France

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Unit France (statistic) Belgium (simulation)
Gross salary (miscellaneous bonuses and overtime included) subject to social contributions and to income tax* €/yr 29,544 29,942
Travel allowances and other elements of remuneration not subject to social contributions nor to income tax €/yr 9,114 8,211
Employer contributions (after deduction of state aids)** % 30.8 % 56.06 %
Apparent rate in Belgium 60.56 %
Employer contributions in absolute terms*** €/yr 9,100 18,132
Annual cost total €/yr 47,758 56,284
Number of actual working days per year d/yr 217 220
Working time per year h/yr 1,580 1,672
Annual mileage km 107,642 117,000
Cost of one hour's work €/h 30.23 33.66
Base 100 France 100 111
Cost per kilometre €/km 0.44 0.48
Base 100 France 100 108.43
*Monthly salary basis : 2,722€ for 11 months
**after Fillon deductions in France, rate to report on the basis of 108% of the gross monthly salary (accurate rate for companies with 20 or more employees)
***Remuneration of paid holidays by ONVA (the 12th month)

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Data for week of , diesel price excluding VAT (in euros / liter)