To protect consumers, the law requires that only products and services which are safe can be marketed.
The Law on the safety of products and services sets out the safety standards that products and services must meet.
The Directive on General Product Safety (DSGP) is designed to ensure that non-food consumer products marketed in the EU are safe.
The 'CE' mark on a product certifies that the product meets European standards of safety and health and has been approved for sale on the market.
Entrepreneurs must comply with certain accounting requirements.
Maritime shipping of freight
Various navigation rules ensure the smooth flow of maritime traffic on the Belgian navigation network.
All boats must be licensed for inland navigation. Crew members must also possess certain required documents.
In the event of a commercial dispute, you may contact the General Directorate on Control and Mediation (DGCM) of the FPS Economy, SMEs, Self-Employed and Energy.