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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

    1 market, 28 countries
    500 million consumers
    3rd most globalised economy in the world

  • Business-friendly

    #1: Highest labour productivity in the world
    Easy business creation process
    Business-oriented regulations

  • Stable and reliable

    #1: World's highest GDP performance
    AAA-rated: strong macroeconomic fundamentals
    11th most competitive economy in the world

  • Skilled and talented multilingual work force

    1st country in the world for high skilled employment
    #1 in the EU for average number of languages spoken by population (3.6)
    7th in Global Talent Competitiveness

  • Outstanding digital infrastructure

    28 international fibre routes to main European hubs
    23 data centres
    40% of all European Tier IV data
    High performance computing

  • Your logistics hub in Europe

    #2 in the world in terms of global logistics capabilities
    6th largest airfreight platform in Europe
    60% of the EU’s GDP can be reached within 1 trucking day

  • Investment and R&D and innovation incentives

    Several instruments to stimulate R&D activities within companies: grants, loans, venture capital, export credit
    Excellent R&D capabilities

  • Inclusive and multicultural

    #1: Most international country in EU
    2nd most inclusive economy in the world

  • Safe and welcoming with a high quality of life

    #1: Safest country for ex-pats
    #1: Best 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
Finance
Creative Industries
Manufacturing
Space
Skilled Crafts
Logistics
Start-ups
Wood
Automotive
Maritime
ICT
Life Sciences

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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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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Manufacturing

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

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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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Skilled Crafts

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

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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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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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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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Automotive

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

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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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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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Life Sciences

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

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Luxembourg Trade and Investment Offices

The 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

Luxembourg helps US West Coast mobility innovators develop European footprint

28-09-2018

A delegation of industry experts from Luxembourg is heading to California on 3rd October to meet best-in-class innovators from the West Coast working on clean, connected and autonomous mobility. The event will address the many different challenges of setting up a European office for smart mobility companies looking to get closer to vehicle development teams in Europe, leverage attractive investment channels, R&D incentives and bring their business to the next level.
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Fun, food and folly at the Schueberfouer

28-09-2018

From 23 August to 11 September, Luxembourg hosted the 678th edition of its traditional Schueberfouer fun far. Around 2 million visitors enjoyed the mixture of tradition, adrenaline and local gastronomy offered by this unique fair.
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Three US space companies choose Luxembourg as European base

28-09-2018

Three US companies – Made In Space, Hydrosat and CubeRover – specialising in space activities and technologies will set up operations in Luxembourg. This is yet another confirmation of the attractiveness of Luxembourg’s business-oriented space ecosystem.
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In search of innovation “made in Russia”

28-09-2018

The advantages of Luxembourg as a host country for Russian innovative companies were highlighted during a visit to the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow on 21 September 2018.
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Upcoming events

15 > 20 October 2018

Cybersecurity week 2018

(Luxembourg)

Following the success of last year, more than 2000 cybersecurity professionals will meet again in the Grand-Duchy to attend conferences and workshops by top organisers like PwC or hack.lu. Sharing experiences and knowledge, discussing opportunities and challenges, as well as developing common projects will be the cornerstones of the exchanges. Read more

16 > 19 October 2018

CEATEC Japan 2018

(Japan)

In addition to keynote speeches by executives representing global companies, more than 100 sessions on trendy topics will be made ready over the four day period. Read more

19 October 2018

Meet the Champions - Timber Construction European Championship

Luxembourg-Kirchberg (Luxembourg)

We are pleased to invite you to the Timber Construction European Championship to be held this year in Luxembourg on Friday 19 October at 17:00. Organised by Holzbau asbl, this event brings together the best carpenters from all over Europe and promises a show and a demonstration of impressive know-how around wood. Read more

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