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Open a Company in the FMCG Sector in Belgium

Updated on Thursday 14th December 2017

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Open-a-Company-in-the-FMCG-Sector-in-Belgium.jpgFast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies provide their clients with all types of packaged goods, beverages, toiletries and all other types of consumables, readily available and at competitive prices. The industry is under constant change as the marketplace evolves and adapts to a different type of selling behavior. 
Investors who want to open a company in the FMCG sector in Belgium need to answer the demands of the shoppers, meet their expectations and come up with new ways to retail their products.
In order to open an FMCG company, investors need to follow a few steps and our Belgian company formation agents can help you during this process.

The FMCG sector in Belgium

Consumer goods businesses in Belgium face a number of challenges when it comes to meeting the demands of their customers. Belgium is a competitive market where these types of companies need to seize existing opportunities, understand the demand and how its shifts and the consumer’s behavior. 
FMCG businesses can implement a series of strategies in order to improve retention and increase the overall consumer engagement. Product customization and digital commerce as well as targeting the right consumers are important strategies in building a strong retail brand.
Multichannel selling is a continuously developing trend in the FMCG sector and Belgian companies need to answer these demands. Sales can be extended to online platforms and more companies in Belgium are selling their products on various channels. Those interested in making their products available across online platforms can set up a merchant account.

Open an FMCG company in Belgium

Investors in the FMCG market who want to open a company in Belgium need to follow these basic steps:
- choosing a suitable business type and an available name;
- drafting the company’s Articles of Incorporation;
- opening a bank account in Belgium and depositing the minimum share capital;
- registering the Articles of Incorporation in the Belgian Official Journal;
- register with the Crossroad Bank for Enterprises.
Companies operating in this sector will need to obtain specific special permits and licenses to sell all or some of their products. One of our agents who specialize in company registration in Belgium can give you more details on licensing.
You can contact us for more details on how to open a company in Belgium

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Karel Mul is a Doctor of Laws and Master of Roman Notarial Law (Ghent University). He is an experienced corporate lawyer and an active member of numerous international organizations. He will help you establish your company in Belgium and assist you in all business related issues you may encounter.

Call us now at (+32) (0)3 2373426 to set up an appointment with our consultants in Antwerp , Belgium. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Belgium.

As our client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Belgium.

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