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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.
CleanTech
Skilled Crafts
Maritime
Automotive
Manufacturing
Logistics
Finance
ICT
Start-ups
Space
Life Sciences
Wood
Creative Industries

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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Skilled Crafts

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

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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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Manufacturing

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

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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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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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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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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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Space

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

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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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Creative Industries

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

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Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices

The nine Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices around the world are fully committed to assisting you with the expansion of your business to Luxembourg and your entrance into the European markets. They also facilitate trade and support Luxembourg-based businesses in the establishment and development of their activities on the respective regional markets covered by each LTIO.
Get to know their services and activities in detail!

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

A brownfield reconverted into a temple of knowledge In Luxembourg

06-04-2018

On April 3, 2018, Le Monde (France) published a very insightful article written by author Jessica Gourdon (special correspondent in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg) on Luxembourg’s University, its dire...
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The economic diversification of Luxembourg

06-04-2018

DBRS views the ongoing diversification of Luxembourg’s small economy as favourable. Luxembourg remains both highly resilient
and attractive as an investment destination, supported by its highly skilled workforce, competitive tax and legal frameworks
and political stability.
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Cargolux adds Narita Tokyo to its network

04-04-2018

Cargolux inaugurated a new weekly flight from Luxembourg Airport, to Narita International Airport in Japan in the scope of a cooperation agreement with Nippon Cargo Airlines (NCA) for code-share cargo...
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Luxembourg and France: more than just neighbours

29-03-2018

Luxembourg and France are absolutely ‘more than neighbours’ following the successful state visit and economic mission that brought the two countries closer together with ties in double tax...
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Upcoming events

15 > 16 May 2018

ICT SPRING EUROPE 2018

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

A two-day event that facilitates the meeting of minds, encourages emulation and networking with industry leaders. Read more

24 > 26 May 2018

Vivatechnology 2018

Paris (France)

For this 2018 edition of Vivatechnology event, the Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Ministry of the Economy, Luxinnovation and the House of Startups decided to be present at this fair with a national pavilion that will represent a meeting point for Luxembourgish companies during this three-day event. Read more

17 > 25 September 2018

LuxLogAI 2018

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

The Luxembourg Logic for AI Summit (LuxLogAI 2018) brings together RuleML+RR 2018, DecisionCAMP 2018, the Reasoning Web Summer School (RW 2018), the Global Conference on Artificial Intelligence (GCAI 2018), the MIREL 2018 workshop, and the Deduktionstreffen 2018. Read more

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