For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Belgium from 1996 to 2019. The average value for Belgium during that period was 84 points with a minumum of 78 points in 1996 and a maximum of 88 points in 2010.
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The Trade Freedom index for Belgium measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).