The Directorate of Foreign Trade advises the Minister of the Economy on questions of trade promotion policy and aims to provide Luxembourg companies, large or small, with a range of quality services to foster their international activities. Specifically, the Directorate is involved in the organisation of trade fairs & missions to foreign markets, provides advice on export strategies and supervises the distribution of financial incentives to exporters. Furthermore, the Ministry’s network of Luxembourg Trade & Investment Offices abroad provides localised market intelligence and practical help to Luxembourg companies wishing to do business locally or to foreign companies wanting to enter into partnerships with Luxembourg.
Ministry of the Economy
Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce
The Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce is a public institution representing and defending the interests of approximately 50,000 companies. It provides advice and assistance to anyone interested in doing business in and from Luxembourg and offers highly qualified training programmes through its training institute, the Luxembourg School for Commerce.
Luxembourg Chamber of Crafts
The Chamber of Crafts is a public constituted institution and one of six professional chambers for employers and employees in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The Chamber of Crafts' missions centers on safeguarding and defending the interests of businesses in the trade and crafts sector, participating in the legislative procedure, securing the membership of businesses in the trade and crafts sector as well as organising training. Generally, the Chamber of Crafts offers help and advice to industry sectors and individuals in areas concerning creation and communication, business management (finance, tax, social security, exports), innovation, the transfer of technologies, and ecology.
SNCI - Luxembourg public-law banking institution
SNCI is a public-law banking institution specialising in medium and long-term financing of investments made by Luxembourg-based companies. SNCI's financing instruments are investments in fixed assets, innovations and exports. SNCI also grants start-up loans to SMEs and finances investments of Luxembourg companies abroad.
Luxembourg for Finance
Luxembourg for Finance (LfF) is a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg Government and the Luxembourg Financial Industry Federation (PROFIL). It consolidates the efforts made by the public authorities and principal actors of the financial sector to ensure the development of an innovative and professional centre through a coherent and structured communications policy.