Why invest in Luxembourg ?

Welcome to Luxembourg

Luxembourg is more than you think.
We invite you to look closer.
  • Your gateway to Europe

    Located in the heart of Europe: 1 market, 28 countries
    500 million consumers
    60% of EU reachable by 1 hour flight
    Free mobility of capital, products, services and labour

  • Business-friendly

    1st competitive country in EU
    2nd EU country for economic health
    1st highest labour productivity in the world
    Strong legal, regulatory and tax regime

  • Stable and reliable

    Sound macroeconomic fundamentals (AAA rated)
    Political stability and neutrality
    Access to public authorities
    Reduced bureaucratic hurdles

  • Attractive work environment

    3rd most attractive city to move to for work worldwide
    Highest productivity in the EU
    Optimised salary scheme for all parties (companies and employees)
    Global talent, young population

  • Skilled and talented multilingual work force

    1st country in the world for high skilled employment
    3rd for Global Talent Competitiveness
    Home to 170 nationalities
    Highest labour productivity in the EU

  • High-quality infrastructure and connectivity

    1st in the world for technological readiness
    2nd top digital economy in the world
    2nd logistics performant in the world
    High performance computing

  • Investment and RDI incentives

    Several instruments for investment aid to stimulate R&D activities within companies: grants, loans, venture capital, export credit
    Lowest VAT rate in Europe

  • Inclusive and multicultural

    1st international country in EU
    2nd most inclusive economy in the world

  • Safe and welcoming with a high quality of life

    Safest city in the world
    1st safe country for ex-pats
    1st healthcare in
    the world

Business sectors

Luxembourg is a major European hub of business, research and innovation.
In order to remain a leader in solving global challenges, Luxembourg focus lies on key sectors in particular. Explore the different sectors of the Luxembourg economy.
Start-ups
Maritime
Automotive
CleanTech
Life Sciences
Wood
Logistics
Manufacturing
Finance
Creative Industries
Skilled Crafts
Space
ICT

Start-ups

Luxembourg’s start-up ecosystem has grown by leaps and bounds in only a few years to become an attractive investment hub for many start-ups and innovative companies hoping to access the different national markets in Europe.

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Maritime

Thanks to a strong political will to diversify the economy and an overall favourable business climate, Luxembourg has become, over the years, an attractive location for shipping businesses.

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Automotive

Luxembourg is a major centre for the automotive industry’s supply chain with an exceptional business environment.

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CleanTech

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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Life Sciences

The Life Sciences sector is expanding in Luxembourg and attracting researchers from across the globe.

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Wood

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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Logistics

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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Manufacturing

Composites, multifunctional materials and highly customised production technologies are at the heart of Luxembourg’s manufacturing sector.

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Finance

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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Creative Industries

Luxembourg has almost 2,200 companies active in the creative industries, employing more than 6,300 people.

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Skilled Crafts

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

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Space

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

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ICT

Luxembourg is a globally recognised hub for information and communication technologies (ICT) and further positioning itself as a centre of excellence in cybersecurity and data protection.

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International network

Is your company in need of local business support?
Luxembourg benefits from a broad network of representatives worldwide who can support you in doing business from, and with, Luxembourg.

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State visits, official visits and trade missions

To promote Luxembourg as a prime business location for foreign companies, the Ministry of the Economy regularly conduct missions around the globe. These missions can take the form of official missions or trade missions.

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Events

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Latest news

JEAN-MICHEL GAUDRON JOINS LUXINNOVATION

19-09-2017

In the context of the implementation of Luxembourg's economic promotion strategy, Luxinnovation strengthens its communication team and announces the arrival of Jean-Michel Gaudron as Senior Marketing & Communication Officer.
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Tomorrow Street: The Startup Ecosystem’s Missing Puzzle Piece

14-09-2017

New public-private innovation center opens its doors in Luxembourg
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Goodyear Announces New Senior Leadership Roles

12-09-2017

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today named new leaders in two of its strategic business units.
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Luxembourg in top 15 countries for expats

12-09-2017

Luxembourg is among the top 15 countries for expats, according to an annual poll released by a global expat networking group. The ranking of 65 destinations is based on how these countries were rated...
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Upcoming events

21 September 2017

Workshop on Health Economics

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Societal health and wellbeing are strongly correlated with a nation’s wealth; however, personal circumstances as well as the accessibility and quality of healthcare impact on individual health. Read more

26 September 2017

Graduation Day Fit 4 Start

Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg)

Come along and cheer on our Fit 4 Start Spring 2017 graduates and Fit 4 Start Fall 2017 new participants. Read more

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