European, innovative, pro-business, agile

Luxembourg: Your launch pad for business in Europe

Are you looking to launch or expand your business activities in Europe? The most international country in the EU is your perfect starting point. Develop and adapt your products and services in an innovation-friendly environment and create the teams and networks you need to conquer the European and global market.

TRUSTED DATA HUB

Luxembourg’s ambition to become a leading data economy capitalises on its internationally recognised strengths in connectivity, data-processing capacity and cybersecurity. The country provides a comprehensive, supportive ecosystem where all parties, public and private, work hand in hand to to help businesses innovate and grow nationally and internationally.

A COMPETITIVELY SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY

Luxembourg is firmly committed to supporting an economy that is both internationally competitive and long-term sustainable. A world-leading centre for green finance, the country is also the first EU member state to align and translate the twin goals of climate neutrality and leadership of the digital revolution into a single strategy.

With its pro-business environment and policies, solid economy, international talent pool and dynamic startup ecosystem, the most international country in Europe should definitely be on your map of countries to explore as you look to expand your business across Europe.

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Highest GDP per capita in the world

(World Data Atlas, 2020)

Longstanding AAA rating

(Moody’s, S&P and Fitch 2021)

#1 worldwide in the economic section for resilience

#3 overall

(2021 FM Global Resilience Index)

2nd most sustainable country in the world

(2020 Environmental Performance Index)

#1 in the world for trade openness

(The World Bank, 2020)

5th most globalised economy in the world

(2021 KOP Globalization Index)

1st largest listing of green bonds in the world

3rd out of 131 countries for political stability

(Cornell University, INSEAD + WIPO, 2020)

1st in the world for its ability to attract talent

(2021 Global Talent Competitiveness Index)

Luxembourg, your ideal business location

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Latest news

Luxembourg #1 in the EU for government R&D spending per capita

11-08-2022

Recent statistics from EUROSTAT show that the Luxembourg government allocate by far the biggest national R&D budget in the European Union in relation to the size of the population.
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Discovering Luxembourg

05-08-2022

Hills, forests and unique rock formations, medieval castles, UNESCO World Heritage sites and places that witnessed the birth and key progress of the European Union: Luxembourg has much to offer the curious visitor. This truly cosmopolitan country with a long tradition of welcoming people from abroad also provides old and new residents with an excellent quality of life.
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Investor care platform

29-07-2022

Investing abroad is a challenging endeavour. In case you are interested in opening an office or setting up a global or European headquarters in Luxembourg, the partners of Luxembourg Trade & Invest offer a range of high-quality, free services to support you every step of the way and help make your venture a success.
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A gateway for Europe

27-07-2022

South African national Richard Forson, President and CEO of Cargolux Airlines International, has been living in Luxembourg since 2012. We spoke to him about his experience of living and working in Luxembourg.
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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
Creative Industries
Digital economy
Finance
Health Technologies
Logistics
Luxembourg start-up ecosystem
Manufacturing
Maritime
Skilled Crafts
Smart mobility
Space
Wood

Cleantech

Promoting clean technologies and the transition towards a circular economy is a priority in Luxembourg. The country offers an attractive economic environment for entrepreneurs who are looking to create value whilst reducing pollution, waste and energy consumption.

Creative Industries

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

Digital economy

Luxembourg offers an attractive and dynamic business environment for companies with a strong digital dimension that are targeting the European market. Renowned for its digital infrastructure and excellence in cybersecurity and data protection, the country stimulates data-driven innovation with the objective of becoming a leading data economy.

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.

Health Technologies

Luxembourg is home to an expanding health technologies sector and attracts start-ups from across the globe. Digital solutions is a frequent common denominator, and healthtech companies benefit from the country’s excellent digital infrastructure and know-how.

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.

Luxembourg start-up ecosystem

Are you looking for a gateway to the European market, a testbed for a new service/product or a strong industrial/academic partner? Luxembourg is the perfect place to start or scale your entrepreneurial adventure.

Manufacturing

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

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.

Skilled Crafts

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

Smart mobility

Mobility innovation combining multiple means of transportation is high on the agenda in Luxembourg. Join the country’s mobility ecosystem to test, validate and demonstrate your smart mobility solutions and make sure that you are ready for the successful deployment of your offering in Europe.

Space

In just three decades, the Luxembourg space sector has grown from nothing into probably the most dynamic in Europe. With the SpaceResources.lu initiative, the country has established itself as a European hub for commercial space activities.

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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