The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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Economy, Agriculture, Media


Activités industrielles
The steel industry, one of the most prominent and established Luxembourg industries

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Agriculture
Agriculture: the Grand Duchy enjoys a long-lasting agricultural tradition, despite the decrease in agricultural activity and a less significant contribution to the Luxembourg economy

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Activités industrielles
The steel industry, one of the most prominent and established Luxembourg industries

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Sidérurgie
Arcelor, born from the joining of Aceralia, Arbed and Usinor, the leader in global steel industry transformation, has its headquarters in Luxembourg

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Viticulture
Wine-growing culture: the Mosella region in the east of the Grand Duchy, enjoys a far-reaching reputation in wine-producing, with its characteristic wines and sparkling wines frequently winning internationally renowned prizes

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LuxExpo
Luxexpo, organiser of fairs and shows, possessing 33.000 m2 of exhibition surface, also hosts numerous congresses, seminars and banquets

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Presse luxembourgeoise
Despite its size, Luxembourg offers six daily newspapers, several weekly newspapers and a large number of diverse periodicals in many different languages

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Viticulture
Wine-growing culture: the Mosella region in the east of the Grand Duchy, enjoys a far-reaching reputation in wine-producing, with its characteristic wines and sparkling wines frequently winning internationally renowned prizes

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RTL-Group
RTL Group, one of the major audiovisual groups in Europe, has its headquarters in Luxembourg-Kirchberg (RTL: Radio Télévision Luxembourg)

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Activités financières
Financial sector: from the 1960s onwards, Luxembourg became an internationally renowned financial centre due to its know-how in financial affairs

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Energie éolienne
Wind energy in Luxembourg

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Turbines à eau de la centrale de Vianden (TURBINES)
Hydroelectricity in Vianden: subterranean hydroelectric power station and reservoirs

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Turbines à eau de la centrale de Vianden (BASSIN)
Hydroelectricity in Vianden: subterranean hydroelectric power station and reservoirs

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SES
SES-Global, the world's largest satellite operator, has its headquarters in Luxembourg

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Recherche
Research and development in Luxembourg: the Technoport Schlassgoart in Esch-sur-Alzette, a reception and innovation centre for companies, just one of the many examples of this sector's importance

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Production cinématographique
Cinematographic production in Luxembourg: ever since the 1990s, audiovisual production in Luxembourg has multiplied thanks to various support mechanisms implying increased professionalism and a larger number of foreign co-productions

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