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Inflation Rises Predicted for 2017

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Inflation Rises Predicted for 2017

According to the latest forecasts from STATEC, the inflation rate is expected to grow substantially this year, to 1.8% compared to 0.3% in 2016.

This r...

Euro Zone GDP on longest Upswing Since 2008

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Euro Zone GDP on longest Upswing Since 2008

While lower than it could be, GDP within the Euro zone has risen steadily over the last 15 quarters, the longest expansiony phase since the recession ...

Partial Unemployment Applications Increased this Month

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Partial Unemployment Applications Increased this Month

On 22 February 2017, Luxembourg’s Economic Committee met to analyse the labour market and national economic situation for this month.

Chaired by ...

Number Seeking Work Drops 3.1%

Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Number Seeking Work Drops 3.1%

Fewer than 18,000 people were seeking work in Luxembourg at the end of January this year, a fall of 3.1% against the same time last year, according to...

2017 Inflation Set to Rise to 1.8%

Monday, 20 February 2017
2017 Inflation Set to Rise to 1.8%


STATEC, Luxembourg's National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies, has upwardly revised predicted inflation rates for 2017 from 1.4% to 1.8%...

Luxembourg Unveils Platform for Gender Diversity in the Economy

Friday, 10 February 2017
Luxembourg Unveils Platform for Gender Diversity in the Economy

On 9 February 2017, Luxembourg’s Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Francine Closener presented the new platform "Equilibre" which focuses...

KPMG Organises its First Event on the Circular Economy

Wednesday, 08 February 2017
KPMG Organises its First Event on the Circular Economy

On 28 February 2017, KPMG is hosting the first event in its series on the subject of the circular economy on its premises, starting at 17:30.

In light ...

Luxembourg Reduces 2016 Budget Deficit Lower than Anticipated

Friday, 03 February 2017
Luxembourg Reduces 2016 Budget Deficit Lower than Anticipated

Luxembourg Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, confirmed today that the Grand Duchy finished last year with a lower budget deficit than anticipated....

8000 Luxembourg Households to be Included in European Livelihoods Survey

Friday, 03 February 2017
8000 Luxembourg Households to be Included in European Livelihoods Survey

Some 8,000 Luxembourg households will be contacted from February 15 as part of a pan-European survey on topics such as income, poverty, social exclusi...

Ministry of Economy Outlines Governance Model for Third Industrial Revolution

Thursday, 02 February 2017
Ministry of Economy Outlines Governance Model for Third Industrial Revolution

The Luxembourg Ministry of Economy has defined a governance model to coordinate work following the strategic study of the third industrial revolution....

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