Belgium–Uruguay relations

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Belgium-Uruguay relations
Map indicating locations of Belgium and Uruguay



Belgium-Uruguay relations are the relations between Belgium and Uruguay. Belgium has an honorary consulate in Montevideo,[1] under the jurisdiction of the Belgian Embassy in Buenos Aires.[2] Uruguay has an embassy in Brussels[3] (the ambassador being also concurrent to Luxembourg).

Trade and investment[edit]

There are a series of bilateral agreements linking both countries:

The Belgian company Katoen Natie has an important container handling facility in the Port of Montevideo.[4]

Belgium is becoming a significant trading partner of Uruguay.[5]

Official visits[edit]

In 2008, the then Prince Philippe of Belgium visited Uruguay, together with many Belgian entrepreneurs interested in strengthening mutual trade relationships.[6]

In October 2011, Uruguayan President José Mujica paid an official visit to Belgium.[7]

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