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2021Global Financial Centres IndexBritish think tank New Financial bases its Global Financial Centres Index on 73 indicators, mainly those measuring the size and volume of financial activities. Its listing of the world’s top financial centre is dominated by the United States, followed by the United Kingdom and China. Luxembourg ranks 8th, just after France and Germany.

4th top financial centre based on the wider environment

In addition to the size and volume analysis, New Financial has also published a ranking taking into account the wider business environment. The indicators used include economic, financial, political, legal, regulatory and social aspects. In this ranking, Luxembourg comes 4th, after the US, the UK and Switzerland.

Most international financial centre in the world

2021 Global Financial Centres Index International activityIn a complementary study, New Financial analyses the level of internationalisation of the different financial centres. It ranks Luxembourg as the most international financial centre in the world, with international activity representing 60% of its total activity. The country is followed by Singapore, Hong Kong, the UK and Ireland.

2nd biggest hub for investment funds, global leader in corporate and green bonds

According to New Financial, Luxembourg is the 2nd biggest hub for investment funds in the world. It is also the 2nd biggest recipient of foreign direct investment in the financial sector and the 3rd largest exporter of financial services in the world.

The think tank also points out that Luxembourg is the global leader in corporate bond issuance and in issuance of green, social and sustainable bonds by foreign companies.

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LIST-NUXE research partnership for innovative natural cosmetic ingredient

21-10-2021

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and Société de Recherche Cosmétique (SRC) have announced the launch of their first joint innovation project. Their cooperation is aimed at developing a new, innovative natural cosmetic ingredient to be used by French cosmetics producer NUXE Group.
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International rankings (2/4): International, innovative and competitive Luxembourg

19-10-2021

Luxembourg Trade & Invest continues to look at what international rankings say about Luxembourg when put together. Today, the focus is on internationalisation, innovation and competitiveness.
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The first local point of entry

11-10-2021

The Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office (LTIO) Abu Dhabi plays a key role as local coordinator and business contact during Luxembourg’s participation at Expo 2020 Dubai. Executive Director Loïc Bertoli speaks about Expo ambitions and business benefits.
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Luxembourg allocates largest R&D budget per person in the EU

08-10-2021

According to Eurostat, Luxembourg devoted the highest allocations to R&D in the EU with €648 per person in 2020.
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The city where skateboarding is not a crime

08-10-2021

"The city is a halfpipe," claims Visit Luxembourg and refers to the great skateboarding spots that can be found in the very city centre. A feature that attracts young, urban and open-minded people from across the world.
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