One of the main reasons foreign investors open companies in Liechtenstein is the small country’s economic stability. This economic performance is assessed by credit rating agencies which are trendsetters for the quantity and quality of foreign direct investments in Liechtenstein. During the last few years, Liechtenstein has received from good to very good ratings considering the greatest rating agencies’ assessments.
If you want to open a company in Liechtenstein and need more information on the country’s credit ratings, our company formation agents can offer more information on the investment possibilities available.
Liechtenstein was last assessed at the end of 2015 when the report on the Principality’s economy was prepared for 2016. All three major rating agencies Fitch, Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s have issued good prospect for Liechtenstein. Standard and Poor’s rated Liechtenstein with AAA and a stable outlook for this year. The same rating was given by Moody’s. Also, for the first time after a long period Liechtenstein was the country to obtain a AAA rating from Standard and Poor’s, which is the highest rating a country can receive from this agency.
These ratings have had a major impact on Liechtenstein’s economy this year which have led to a great number of companies registered in the Principality.
First of all, Liechtenstein is considered a “reputable financial center” in Europe which is why its economy is very stable. This economy is based on a good regulatory framework and standards meeting the greatest standards. According to all agencies, Liechtenstein receives such good ratings because:
Also, with the Swiss franc as its official currency, Liechtenstein has low interest rates on loans. The small country is also considered to have several niche products addressed only to the EU markets.
Foreign investors seeking to set up companies here may contact our company registration representative in Liechtenstein for assistance.