KOF Globalisation Index of the world's most global economiesPublished by ETH Zurich, the KOF Globalisation Index measures the economic, social and political dimensions of globalisation. Its latest edition covering 195 countries identifies Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium as the most globalised countries in the world. Luxembourg is in 20th place.

Most global economies

The sub-segment of the index focusing on economic globalisation comprises trade flows and financial flows. Luxembourg ranks 5th among the world’s most global economies, after Singapore, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.

Social globalisation

The analysis of social globalisation takes into account personal contacts, information flows and cultural globalisation. Luxembourg comes out 1st in the world in this category, followed by Monaco, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Canada.

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EU innovation performance continues to improve


In the 2023 edition of the EU’s Innovation Scoreboard, Luxembourg maintains its position as a strong innovator performing above the EU average with a score of 117.2% and with a 1% improvement compared to 2022. The country is placed in the category of strong innovators.
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Luxembourg among the world's top 20 most liveable cities


In the 2023 edition of the Global Liveability Index of the most liveable cities, Luxembourg came out 19th worldwide and 8th within the European cities cited.
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ESRIC Start-up Support Programme welcomes the five new ventures


Launched in 2021, the Luxembourg-based Start-up Support Programme is the first worldwide incubation programme, entirely dedicated to the field of space resources utilisation.
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“Luxembourg exceeds my expectations”


Korean start-up Posture AI addresses a common health problem: backpain. After developing its artificial intelligence solution using smart posture devices from its base in South Korea, the company has now chosen Luxembourg as its base for targeting the European market and moving forward with the data dimension of its products and services.
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New law introduced in Luxembourg to facilitate the hiring of skilled labour


The new law simplifies the hiring of non-EU nationals and grants family members of third-country nationals holding a residence permit access to the labour market as soon as they arrive in Luxembourg.
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