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Paradoxical as it seems for a land-locked country with no direct sea access, Luxembourg’s venture into the shipping sector is a remarkable success story. By combining financial expertise with attractive corporate, operational and tax structures, companies can develop new international opportunities.

Approximately 1,000 jobs in Luxembourg are linked directly or indirectly to the maritime sector. Specifically, ship owners established in Luxembourg provide jobs to some 400 highly-skilled employees on shore and around 4,000 at sea; and a further (approx.)

600  maritime related jobs are located in insurance companies, banks, law firms, consultancy groups and last but not least maritime logistics operators.

 

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Located in the heart of Europe, Luxembourg provides global companies with many strategic advantages for conducting their business successfully in, from and to Europe.

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The country offers an attractive economic environment for entrepreneurs who are keen to create value whilst reducing pollution, waste and energy consumption.

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In just three decades, the Luxembourg space sector has grown from nothing into probably the most dynamic in Europe.

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Being a typical model for circular economy, the 'wood' sector is a source of varied economic activities in Luxembourg with great development potential.

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Supporting innovation in SMEs is a main objective of the government's economic diversification policy.

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Long established as a world leader in the twin sectors of fund administration and private banking, Luxembourg is the eurozone's leading financial centre and # 12 in the world. It is the second largest for investment funds globally thanks to its pre-eminent role in the European market and as service provider in Asia, the Middle East and South America.

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