Economic mission to France

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke, accompanied by HRH Grand Duchess heiress chair an economic mission  to France, from 17 to 19 June 2013. The delegation is headed by the Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Etienne Schneider. The main objectives of the mission is strengthening economic relations between the two countries.

The mission began in Paris with an economic seminar «France — Luxembourg: a stronger partnership for growth.» The opening speech of the seminar was delivered by HRH Hereditary Grand Duke.

The delegation visited the International Air and Space Salon in Paris «Le Bourget». The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has been represented since 2009 with a collective stand gathering this year, 14 companies in Luxembourg.

According to Etienne Schneider, the mission and especially the salon «Le Bourget» are interesting for the Grand-Duchy in terms of the diversification of the economy and development of such sectors as logistics and high-tech.