This publication of Enterprise Ireland, A Guide to Doing Business in the Benelux Countries, discusses business opportunities in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The publication includes information on the countries' business cultures and practices, explanations on how to network and do market research, information on tax and legal issues, analyses of growth sectors, and advice on how to successfully operate a business in the Benelux market. This resource opens in PDF.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg (AMCHAM) is an organization dedicated to promoting business relations between the United States and Luxembourg while also enhancing cross-cultural understanding. The website contains descriptions of the AMCHAM's different committees, includes publications, news reports, and articles regarding business in Luxembourg, and provides resources to learn the languages of Luxembourg. There is also a page of links to outside resources for media partners, government, education, and internship programs.
The Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce website provides analyses, studies, surveys, and other general information about Luxembourg's economy, investment market, and international affairs. The site also includes legislation, publications, newsletters, and press releases. The Chamber of Commerce produces an informational magazine called the Merkur that can be subscribed to in PDF. Resources are in French, but limited English and German versions of the site are available.
The Autorité luxembourgeoise indépendante de l’audiovisuel (ALIA) is responsible for the regulation of audiovisual media in Luxembourg. They closely monitor the programs to ensure the protection of minors from inappropriate or offensive material. The ALIA mediates also monitors compliance with advertising regulations. The website contains legislation, news, and an avenue for complaints. Some features on the site are only available in French.
The Luxembourg Institute of Regulation (ILR) is responsible for regulating previously monopolized sectors including electronic communications, electricity, radio frequencies, postal services, natural gas, rail, and airports. The ILR also acts as a mediator for disputes among industries and complaints by consumers. The site contains annual reports, brochures, and publications. This website is only available in French.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange has developed extensive experience in the field of listing and trading of securities from many different regions. It is organized around the listing and trading of securities and is the largest stock exchange in Europe in terms of international bond listings. The website provides different financial market indices and market legislation.
The Central Bank of Luxembourg is in charge of monetary policy, the issuing of banknotes, financial stability, payment systems, and economic analysis. The site contains complete information about Luxembourg's financial laws and regulations, euro exchange rates with other European currencies, and various financial statistics.
The Financial Sector Surveillance Commission (CSSF) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry in Luxembourg. This site includes laws, regulations, and statistics sorted by sector as well as circulars, press releases, annual reports, and publications. The CSSF website also provides information about the composition of the European System of Financial Supervision and information for consumers.
Provided by the government of Luxembourg, this resource contains information regarding the country's ministries and authorities as well as the Grand Duchy political system. It also provides information about Luxembourg's international economic policies, the government's role in domestic and international policies, news reports, legislation, and publications.
The Guichet is an administrative guide to the state of Luxembourg that is run by the Grand Duché. The site includes citizens and business portals. The citizens portal contains information about a range of public issues including taxes, employment, education, health, and housing. The business portal provides information for businesses about topics such as development, financing, trade, taxes, and the international market.
Luxinnovation collaborates with the Chamber of Commerce and Ministry of Economy as a trade promotion agency to attract foreign direct investment, foster innovation, and stimulate international growth. The site contains information about the country's economic environment regarding investment in Luxembourg, includes descriptions of Luxembourg's business sectors, and provides a guide for businesses preparing to export from the country.
Market Guide, operated and funded by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, is a business directory that allows users to search for companies in Luxembourg by a company's name or the products/services they provide. A directory of useful addresses is also provided.
Luxembourg's Ministry of Health studies public health problems, advises public authorities and communities on health issues, ensures compliance with legal and regulatory provisions, and takes necessary emergency measures to protect the public's health. The ministry also collaborates on national and international levels to develop and implement health policies. The site explains the healthcare system in Luxembourg regarding its departments, services, and financing. It also provides information about diseases, prevention methods, health occupations, and the rights of citizens. Resources are only available in French.
The Ministry of the Economy and Commerce of Luxembourg promotes economic competitiveness, growth, foreign trade, and entrepreneurship as well as implements regulations for small and medium-sized enterprises. The site provides information about the ministry itself, its domains, and legislation. The website also includes news reports and publications.
As the official statistics bureau for Luxembourg, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC) provides relevant statistics on the country's environment, population, social conditions, enterprises, and economy.