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

  • Superb 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.
Creative Industries
Wood
Start-ups
Skilled Crafts
Automotive
Logistics
ICT
Space
Life Sciences
Clean Tech
Maritime
Manufacturing
Finance

Creative Industries

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

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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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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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Skilled Crafts

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

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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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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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ICT

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

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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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Clean Tech

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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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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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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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

Etienne Schneider signs agreement with Kronospan for investment programme of €330 million

24-05-2017

Established in Luxembourg since 1994, family business Kronospan, specialised in the production of agglomerated or pressed wood panels, will invest a total of €330 million in its production site in Sanem over the next five years.
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Workshop at CleanTech Forum Europe 2017 in Helsinki

22-05-2017

Luxinnovation hosted the workshop: “Grow your CleanTech business from Luxembourg – the perfect central hub” to promote the Luxembourg cleantech ecosystem at the CleanTech Forum Europe in Helsinki, Finland last Wednesday.
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Serious about Space

19-05-2017

The press suddenly can’t get enough of Luxembourg’s role in the modern space race, in particular space mining or more specifically asteroid mining and Luxembourg’s bid to put into place a legal framework this year that may provide the legal certainty that investors, explorers and miners need to conduct their activities in space.
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Luxembourg’s new signature - Let's make it happen

19-05-2017

At a public conference held on 10 October 2016, Secretary of State of the Economy, Francine Closener, presented a series of communication tools along with the country's new visual identity for promoting the Grand Duchy abroad.
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Upcoming events

29 May 2017

National Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Lëtzebuerg

Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

The digital economy is growing at an unprecedented speed. For Luxembourg to maximize its opportunities, the education and training system must make available the required skills to the labour market at all levels. Read more

30 May 2017

Siñal Exhibition

Chalons-en-Champagne (BE)

2 jours de rencontres professionnelles autour du biosourcé: Agro-matériaux | Chimie du végétal | Bioénergies Read more

30 May 2017

Luxemburg - Europas dynamischer Daten-Hub

Berlin (DE)

Luxemburg hat sich in den letzten Jahren einen hervorragenden Ruf als zuverlässiger Partner für IT Infrastrukturen und Dienstleistungen erarbeitet. Seine zentrale Lage mit direkten Verbindungen zu allen wichtigen europäischen Internet-Knotenpunkten, seine mehrsprachige Bevölkerung und sein Pool an qualifizierten Fachkräften zeichnen die europäische Hauptstadt, zwischen Deutschland, Belgien und Frankreich gelegen, aus. Read more

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