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Highly diversified and global outlook

Luxembourg is your central hub with a market that extends far beyond its borders. The financial centre’s unique cross-border expertise has attracted asset managers, private equity firms, wealth managers, banks, insurance companies, payment institutions and many other financial services providers from all over the world. The country is a renowned centre for corporate finance and hosts the headquarters of many multinational groups. Our stock exchange plays an important niche role, specialising in the listing of bonds, with more than 3,500 issuers from 100+ countries.

Smart and forward-looking

Luxembourg offers companies access to a vast pool of international and multilingual talent. Our financial centre is the perfect launch pad for new products and services in a cross-border environment. Luxembourg has been a pioneer in innovative finance for many decades; from building Europe’s number 1 international fund distribution platform to being home to the first nationally licensed bitcoin exchange and listing the world’s first Eurobond and Green Bond. The banking centre’s expertise also extends to life insurance and reinsurance, as well as to “captives”.

Stable and solid

Luxembourg is a politically stable country, with very low public debt, and an economy that has performed strongly over a long-term period. Growth in Luxembourg is consistently above the EU average. Our AAA rating demonstrates the global financial community’s confidence in the stability of Luxembourg and its competitiveness.
Decades of experience in the field, flexible and sophisticated investment vehicles, a stable political, social and economic environment, and firm but sensitively applied regulations have combined to create a unique and fertile landscape for the financial sector. Laws, drawn up in consultation with the industry, offer solid investor protection and robust action against money laundering.

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Luxembourg supercomputer MeluXina the greenest in Europe

20-09-2021

Luxembourg’s high performance computer MeluXina has been ranked as the greenest supercomputer in the EU and the 4th greenest in the world. It also ranks 36th among the most powerful high performance computers in the world.
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Luxembourg among the top 10 financial centres in the world

30-07-2021

Luxembourg ranks 8th in the 2021 edition of the Global Financial Centres Index, which analyses the size and growth of financial markets in over 60 countries. When taking the wider business environment into account, Luxembourg comes 4th. It is also considered the most international of any financial centre.
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An internet portal for the circular economy

22-06-2021

At the initiative of four ministries, the www.economie-circulaire.lu portal was officially launched on Tuesday 22 June 2021.
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New Luxembourg roadmap for a competitive and sustainable economy

21-06-2021

On 21 June 2021, Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot presented a new roadmap for supporting the transformation of the Luxembourg economy until 2025. The roadmap notably focuses on accelerating digitalisation, facilitating the transition to a circular economy, developing strategic, resilient value chains and fostering a safe, trusted data economy.
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