Benelux Union (Benelux)

What is Benelux Union (Benelux)?

Benelux Union (Benelux) meaning

note – acronym from Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg; was formerly known as Benelux Economic Union


established – 3 February 1958; effective – 1 November 1960; changed names 17 June 2008


aim – to develop closer economic and legal cooperation and integration


members – (3) Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands



reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017.