The business market available in Luxembourg provides numerous ways to invest in this country. Those who want to open a company in Luxembourg should know that the investment market available here offers green securities, which refer to sustainable investments. The Luxembourg Stock Exchange created a new segment dedicated to green securities – the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX), a platform launched in September 2016. Our team of company formation representatives in Luxembourg can offer advice on how to register with the LGX.
Luxembourg was rated by Moody’s credit rating agency as being an AAA economy, which provides very good business prospects for the investors interested in establishing a company in this country, as this rating is usually offered to countries with a very stable economic background. Those interested in company formation in Luxembourg should know that the country is one of the few economies across the world which have received the AAA rating. Our team of company registration agents in Luxembourg can provide more details on this matter.
The European Commission (EC) has recently announced that Luxembourg’s economy will continue to grow in the following two years. The same forecast was issued for other European economies as well, thus investors who want to open a company in Luxembourg can expect positive results for their businesses. Our team of specialists in company formation in Luxembourg can offer an in-depth presentation on the legislation applicable to various economic fields in which the investors are interested in.
Luxembourg is interested in becoming one of the most representative economies in Europe in terms of space activities. Thus, its governmental policies aim at turning Luxembourg into a top economy for the exploration and exploitation of space resources. Foreign investors who are interested in opening a company in Luxembourg operating in the field of space activities should know that the European Investment Bank (EIB) is searching for suitable methods to provide financing to private companies activating in this industry. Our team of company formation representatives in Luxembourg can offer more details on how to register a business in this field.
Foreign investors who are interested in opening a company in Luxembourg can have positive prospects on this market, as the local statistics office, STATEC, announced at the end of 2016 that the state of the entrepreneurship in this country increased in the last years. The number of the newly formed companies increased in 2015, up to 10.2%, compared to a number of 7.1% in 2014. It is important to know that the growth is correlated with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increase, which developed in the last years as well. Our team of company formation representatives in Luxembourg can provide more details on the regulations related to the registration of a company.
Luxembourg’s economy is booming at the moment, according to various surveys. The last one, which was issued by the National Statistics Office, Statec, announced a 4.4% economic growth in the second quarter of the year for the Grand Duchy. The economy also rose by 1.6% compared to the first three months of the year, according to calculations. Our Luxembourg company formation representatives can assist foreign investors interested in opening companies here.
UK’s referendum to exit the European Union has had a huge impact on investors established there and has determined many of them to start for alternatives to relocate their businesses in countries within the EU. Most of the largest investment funds have chosen Luxembourg as their relocation destination after Brexit. So is the case of some of the largest telecom companies in the world with headquarters in the UK. What has determined them relocate to Luxembourg after Brexit?
Luxembourg and Singapore already have a dynamic and long-standing connection. During the last years, Singapore has become a flourishing financial centre of international status, helping not only its domestic economy, but also the extensive Asia Pacific area.
Luxembourg’s consumer confidence index increased in March to a positive value. The difference is relevant compared to March 2015 when the same index had a negative value. The value of this index shows that the country’s economy, and, more importantly, the people’s spending power, has evolved in a good direction.
A new bill proposed by the Luxembourg Government aims to implement a mandatory energy audit policy for large companies operating in the country. The procedure will be performed according to a European Directive and will be conducted by an external auditor in Luxembourg. Our company registration agents in Luxembourg can help you undergo any necessary audit requirements for your corporation.
Luxembourg was ranked 3rd place in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index. The country is one of the best in the world at attracting competitive talented employees and retaining them. Foreign and cross-border employees chose to work in the country because of the numerous opportunities and a large number of international companies present on the Luxembourg market.
Luxembourg was ranked as one of the best countries in the world for doing business in a new World Report issues by the United States. The small Duchy obtained favorable positions in a number of categories, including tax system, bureaucracy, and corruption level. Foreign investors who decide to do business in the country can benefit from these characteristics and base their activities in a favorable European location.
The World Talent report, issued by the World Competitiveness Center, analyzes the ability of a country to develop and attract qualified and talented individuals, who can contribute to the needs and development of a company. Foreign investors who are interested in opening a company here should know that Luxembourg ranked as the 3rd worldwide economy on the talent ranking study.
In the last thirty years, Luxembourg has become one of the most important financial centers in the European Union. Financial services represent one of the most important industries in Luxembourg and this can be seen in the fact that Luxembourg is an international financial center. Moreover, Luxembourg has been playing a major role in the last decades in the development of financial services industry in Europe. Foreign investors interested in opening a company in Luxembourg may request for information on this matter from our agents.
Luxembourg is on the verge of creating a new business environment, addressed to innovative companies in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT). The program, initiated by the Ministry of Economy, will sustain business start-ups in the field of ICT, by offering financial aid to ICT companies, especially in the early stages of business development.
Luxembourg is one of the healthiest economies in Europe, according to the latest data provided by the Euro Plus Monitor. The study has revealed that Luxembourg is the first economy in Europe in terms of growth potential and fiscal sustainability; as such, Luxembourg can be an important business location for investors who are seeking for new environments to set up up a new company.
Luxembourg is evolving into a digital nation. Country officials believe that the Duchy has exceptional potential for development and it can surely become a major internet hub. New foreign investors are seizing this opportunity and are entering the market in various niche areas.
Investors who operate import and export business in Luxembourg need to comply with several requirements for processing and transporting goods as well as for providing cross-border services. Our company registration agents in Luxembourg can help you obtain the permits necessary for engaging in international trade in the Grand Duchy.
A new electronic platform will allow for electronic filing for tax returns for the income tax for communities, and the trade and wealth tax of resident communities. The portal became operational at the end of October and it will slowly become compulsory for filing contributions. Our company registration agents in Luxembourg can help you make this transition from traditional tax filing or better grasp the filing requirements in the Grand Duchy.
Companies engaged in scientific and technical activities are among the ones to record the largest growth in Luxembourg this year. The total number of companies grew in this business sector as it did in the commercial vehicle repairs sector. The number of registered companies grew in almost all business sectors from 2014 to 2015. If you are interested in company registration in Luxembourg, our agents can help you.
A new circular released by the Luxembourg tax authorities provides investors with guidance referring to the taxation treatment for income derived by limited partnerships in the country. The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Law governs the tax treatment for the special limited partnership (SCSp) and the standard limited partnership (SCS). Our company formation agents in Luxembourg can give you more details about tax compliance for these two business types.
The final preparations to implement the Foreign Tax Compliance Act in Luxembourg are being made by the authorities. The law is in the final stages of approval from the legislative bodies and after the Parliament approves it, it will be revised by the tax authorities. It is expected that the FATCA will enter into force in June 2015. The implications will be notable for foreign companies operating both in the United States and in Luxembourg.
Luxembourg is a European country that is not balling with economic hardships. Its prosperity can be attributed largely to the financial sector, an important contributor to the economy. However, employees in Luxembourg are divided into two major categories: the high-income individuals and the poor earners. Experts believe that this might be attributed to the expensive use of temporary employment contracts in Luxembourg.
Luxembourg officials have recently announced that the country is considering joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an international financial institution to which countries like France, Germany and Britain have already adhered to. This recent association between Luxembourg and China is just one of the ways in which the two countries do business together. During a recent conference, Luxembourg and Chinese officials have talked about the advantages for Luxembourg investors in China.