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Establish a Company in Agriculture in Liechtenstein

Establish a Company in Agriculture in Liechtenstein

Enterprisers who decide to open a company in Liechtenstein can choose between various industries which have developed quite a lot during the last several years. One of these industries is agriculture which is regulated by several laws which cover several sectors in of this industry. The Agriculture Act, which is the main legal framework related to opening an agricultural company in Liechtenstein is completed by several other ordinances.

Our company formation advisors in Liechtenstein can offer details on the legislation related to the opening of a company in agriculture in the Principality.

Ordinances related to the Liechtenstein agriculture sector

The ordinances below provide for the opening of a Liechtenstein company in the agriculture sector:

  • –          the Agriculture Farming Promotion Ordinance;
  • –          the Alpine Farming Promotion Ordinance;
  • –          the Wine Quality Ordinance;
  • –          the Soil Improvement Ordinance;
  • –          the Dairy Industry Promotion Ordinance.

Apart from these, which are just a part of the laws governing agriculture, the government has also enabled the Agricultural Enterprise Infrastructure Promotion Ordinance. Foreign investors interested in starting a business in agriculture in Liechtenstein can also decide the activity they will undertake based on these ordinances.

Registering an agricultural business in Liechtenstein

Once the business form chosen, the entrepreneur can start preparing the paperwork related to the Liechtenstein company formation process and file the documents with the Trade Register. Our company registration agents in Liechtenstein can help them in this phase of the project.

According to the Agricultural Enterprise Infrastructure Promotion Ordinance, agricultural companies can also receive public funds related to their activities. These funds can be received to create the infrastructure of the business or for the cultivation of the crops.

With respect to the licenses related to opening an agricultural business in Liechtenstein, special permissions for cultivating the land are needed from the local municipality. In case the products are destined for export, an export license will also be required, as well as respecting certain packaging and labeling provisions.

For assistance in opening a company in agriculture in Liechtenstein, do not hesitate to contact us.