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  Banque Internationale A Luxembourg Sa Information | Business.com
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Banque Internationale a Luxembourg (BIL) SA is a multi-bank holding company which provides a wide range of lending, depository and related financial services.
It operates in Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Singapore as well as in Luxembourg and...
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  Luxembourg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Luxembourg is a parliamentary representative democracy with a constitutional monarchy, ruled by a Grand Duke.
Luxembourg is a founding member of the European Union, NATO, the United Nations, Benelux, and the Western European Union, reflecting the political consensus in favour of economic, political, and military integration.
The linguistic situation in Luxembourg is characterised by the practice and the recognition of three official languages: French, German, and Luxembourgish, a Franconian language of the Moselle region similar to German.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luxembourg   (1687 words)

: The Luxembourg franc was replaced by the euro as official currency as of 2002.
Luxembourg adheres to the trade regulations of the European Union.
Luxembourg levies its own 15% value-added tax on imports if their final destination is Luxembourg.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Europe/Luxembourg.html   (380 words)

 Luxembourg (03/06)
Although Luxembourg considers 1835 (Treaty of London) to be its year of independence, it was not granted political autonomy until 1839 under King William I of the Netherlands, who also was the Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
While Luxembourg is aptly described as the "Green Heart of Europe" in tourist literature, its pastoral land coexists with a highly industrialized and export-intensive economy.
Luxembourg is a member of the Benelux Economic Union and was one of the founding members of the European Economic Community (now the European Union).
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3182.htm   (2814 words)

Luxembourg was one of the ten States which founded the Council of Europe on 5 May 1949.
Luxembourg is represented in the Parliamentary Assembly by a
The contribution of Luxembourg is € 352 345.73 (i.e 0.1853%).
www.coe.int /T/e/com/about_coe/member_states/e_lu.asp   (182 words)

 The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, a constitutional monarchy, is an independent sovereign state, tucked between Belgium, France and Germany (cf Luxembourg in Europe map).
Luxembourg) starts in the year 963, when Siegfried, Count of the Ardennes, and founder of the Luxembourg Dynasty, had a castle built on the territory of the present-day capital of Luxembourg.
Luxembourg as an international centre numbers more than 14000 domiciled Holding Companies, some 8500 investment funds and 220 banks which represent the greatest banking concentration in the European Union.
www.luxembourg.co.uk /nutshell.html   (1768 words)

 Luxembourg national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Luxembourg national football team is the national football team of Luxembourg and is controlled by the Luxembourg Football Federation.
It is one of the weakest members of UEFA and has never advanced to the finals of any major international competition.
However, in 1964 Luxembourg almost qualified for the European Championship, when only four teams made it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luxembourg_national_football_team   (135 words)

 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - Luxembourg
As a member of the European Union, Luxembourg was subject to a common EU weighted average external tariff of 1.3 percent in 2003, down from the 2.4 percent for 2002 reported in the 2005 Index, based on World Bank data.
Banking is one of Luxembourg's largest industries, and the banking system is highly competitive and subject to little government regulation, although banks are restricted in their ability to engage in some financial services, such as real estate.
The EIU reports, however, that "Luxembourg, Austria and Belgium have promised to impose a 15% withholding tax on accounts held by non-residents from July 2005; this rate is due to rise to 20% in 2008 and finally to 35% in 2011.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Luxembourg   (955 words)

In 1839 an agreement was reached, in which the western part of Luxembourg remained Belgian as the Province of Luxembourg.
The flags of the Netherlands and of Luxembourg (as they are known internationally) are similar, but not the same, and it's just a coincidence, nothing to do with having any common origin.
The colours of Luxembourg are derived from the coat of arms.
flagspot.net /flags/lu.html   (1418 words)

 Overview - Luxembourg Country Guide - World Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Luxembourg owes its continued existence to a mixture of good fortune and good diplomacy, which have prevented it from being permanently absorbed into the territories of its larger neighbours.
By the time that Luxembourg’s independence was finally confirmed in 1867, however, the Grand Duchy was left with such a tiny territory that its people had to look across its borders for economic survival.
Luxembourg is an attractive country with a green and picturesque landscape and many historical sites within easy reach of one another.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/country_guide.ehtml?o=152&NAV_guide_class=CountryGuide&NAV_Region=152   (397 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Luxembourg
Luxembourg became a founder member of a customs union with Belgium and the Netherlands in 1948, and of the European Economic Community, a fore-runner of the European Union, in 1957.
But Luxembourg's strict laws on banking secrecy mean the system can be exploited for the purposes of tax evasion and fraud.
Luxembourg's politics are characterised by stability and long-serving administrations.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1061821.stm   (438 words)

Luxembourg is a member of the Schengen group within the European Union.
The predominant form of crime in Luxembourg is the non-violent theft of valuables through snatching of purses/bags or more sophisticated breaking and entering of unoccupied homes.
Luxembourg has many public parks that are safe during the daylight hours, though the volume of low-level drug vending has increased in some of the city parks.
travel.state.gov /travel/luxembourg.html   (1985 words)

 Luxembourg Central
Luxembourg, located in western Europe, southeast of Belgium and between France and Germany, is a worthwhile country to visit on a vacation.
The climate of Luxembourg is best described as moderate -- the average July temperature is 17.5 Celsius (63.5 Fahrenheit) and the average for January is 0.8 Celsius (33.4 Fahrenheit).
Luxembourg has the lowest gasoline prices in Europe (EUR 0.789 per liter in mid 2002), significantly less than in neighboring Belgium, Germany, and France, so be sure to fill up on the right side of the border.
www.luxcentral.com   (883 words)

 WTO | Luxembourg - Member information
Luxembourg's Uruguay Round goods schedules are included in those of the European Communities (zip format, 759 KB)
Luxembourg is included in TPRs of the EU/EC See the TPR gateway for explanations and background
Luxembourg is also included in dispute settlement cases of the EU/EC.
www.wto.org /english/thewto_e/countries_e/luxembourg_e.htm   (254 words)

 Travel to Luxembourg. Car rental travel in Luxembourg from Auto Europe.
Luxembourg is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the United States and Canada.
As a member of the European Union the Luxembourg national currency is the Euro.
Average spring temperatures: 40-57 F and 4-14 C. May is one of Luxembourg's sunniest months, but a raincoat is advised in any season.
www.autoeurope.com /guides/Luxembourg/Luxembourg_guide.cfm   (555 words)

 All you want to know about the Luxembourg garden (Jardin du Luxembourg) in Paris by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet ...
Located in the Luxembourg garden, the Luxembourg palace was built in the 17th century by Marie de Medicis, a French queen, on the model of Palazzo Pitti in her native Florence (Look at the picture on the right and click on it to have it full size).
Near-by the Luxembourg garden, the traditional and lively student district called "Le Quartier Latin" with the Sorbonne university and the Odéon theater was the scene of the spectacular 1968 student riots which shaked the traditional French society.
The Luxembourg garden is close to the RER B Luxembourg metro station.Very crowded in the afternoon on sunny days, the Luxembourg garden will often be the romantic setting of your falling in love with Paris.
www.parisdigest.com /takingarest/jardindu.htm   (200 words)

 Dick Offringa: Radio Luxembourg Your Station Of The Stars The Great 208
Between the recorded programmes the resident discjockey told that "This is Radio Luxembourg, Your Station Of The Stars" and pushed the button to sound the (famous) gong.
Radio Luxembourg was my education in at least five things: English, music, radiotechnology, weather and how to find a girl...Well, born in 1954 I was about twelve years when these marvellous people started their sharing with millions of people something unique.
I was in Luxembourg in the early 70s and had the great pleasure of being friends with Bob Stewart and Mark Wesley, visiting the studio with Bob and Mark and traveling to England with Mark.
www.offringa.nl /radioluxembourg.htm   (15972 words)

Luxembourg, once part of Charlemagne's empire, became an independent state in 963, when Siegfried, count of Ardennes, became sovereign of Lucilinburhuc (“Little Fortress”).
Luxembourg joined NATO in 1949, the Benelux Economic Union (with Belgium and the Netherlands) in 1948, and the European Economic Community (later the EU) in 1957.
Luxembourg's Parliament approved the Maastricht Accord, paving the way for the economic unity of the EU in July 1992.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107734.html   (678 words)

 Home: Doing Business in Luxembourg -- U.S. Commercial Service Luxembourg
If you are a U.S. company interested in doing business in Luxembourg, or a Luxembourg company interested in sourcing American products or services, you've come to the right place.
Luxembourg also ranks number 1 among 215 world cities as the world's safest.
Recently, Luxembourg City was listed as a leader of Europe’s cleanest cities as compiled by the European Commission.
www.buyusa.gov /luxembourg/en   (263 words)

 Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Washington, DC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Washington, DC Embassy of the Grand-
Here you can learn all you ever wanted to know about Luxembourg, its history and culture, visa information, travel and tourism, business and economy, government and politics, and Embassy services.
For a list of recent speeches and statements from Luxembourg, please click here.
www.luxembourg-usa.org   (119 words)

 U.S. Embassy - Luxembourg
On June 20th, 2006, Ambassador Ann L. Wagner welcomed the under 18 National Rugby Team of Luxembourg to her residence to celebrate the end of a successful season.
On April 26th, Lieutenant Colonel Gaston Reinig, Commander of the Military Instruction Centre, Diekirch Army Barracks, Luxembourg Army, was decorated with the U.S. Army Commendation Medal by Major General David T. Zabecki, Deputy Chief of Staff for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, United States Army Europe...
The U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg is closed on U.S. and Luxembourg holidays.
luxembourg.usembassy.gov   (212 words)

 U.S.-Luxembourg Social Security Agreement
On the other hand, if your employer sends you from one country to work for that employer or an affiliate in the other country for five years or less, you will continue to be covered by your home country and you will be exempt from coverage in the other country.
Certificates of coverage issued by Luxembourg should be retained by the employer in the United States in case of an audit by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
However, to be eligible to have your Luxembourg credits counted, you must have earned at least six credits (generally one and one-half years of work) under the U.S. system.
www.ssa.gov /international/Agreement_Pamphlets/luxmburg.html   (3695 words)

 luxembourg map and information page
Luxembourg is a country that literally developed around its capital city of the same name.
Founded in 963, Luxembourg (the city) known by the Roman (Luciilinburhuc), endured many centuries of cultural and political change.
The Luxembourg pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the country here.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/lu.htm   (423 words)

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