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Country Report Luxembourg 2nd Quarter Product Image

Country Report Luxembourg 2nd Quarter

  • Published: June 2014
  • Region: Luxembourg
  • 23 Pages
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit

Following a snap general election in October 2013, the centre-right Democratic Party (DP) and two left-of-centre parties, the Socialist Workers' Party (LSAP) and the Green Party, formed a new coalition government.

Fiscal consolidation and maintaining Luxembourg's status as an international financial centre are likely to be prominent government policy objectives.

The 2015 budget and associated measures will be critical to the fiscal consolidation effort. Preparation of the budget could generate strains within the coalition, but the government is likely to endure until the 2018 election.

Country Report Luxembourg 2nd Quarter

Summary
Outlook for 2014-15
Review

Basic data
Land area
Population
Climate
Language
Measures
Currency
Time
Public holidays

Political structure
Official name
Form of state
National legislature
Electoral system
National elections
Head of state
National government
Main political parties
Key ministers
Central bank governor

Economic structure: Annual indicators

Economic structure: Quarterly indicators

Economic structure: Comparative economic indicators

Outlook for 2014-15: Political stability

Outlook for 2014-15: Election watch

Outlook for 2014-15: International relations

Outlook for 2014-15: Democracy index: Luxembourg
Luxembourg has suffered less than other countries as a result of the financial and economic crisis
Note on methodology

Outlook for 2014-15: Policy trends

Outlook for 2014-15: Fiscal policy

Outlook for 2014-15: Monetary policy

Outlook for 2014-15: International assumptions

Outlook for 2014-15: Economic growth

Outlook for 2014-15: Inflation

Outlook for 2014-15: Exchange rates

Outlook for 2014-15: External sector

Outlook for 2014-15: Forecast summary

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