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Open a Jewelry Business in Austria

Updated on Wednesday 12th December 2018

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Open-a-jewelry-business-in-Austria.jpgForeign enterprisers who want to start companies in Austria have plenty of choices in matter of industries. Austria is one of the best performing economies in Europe and the local market is opened for both small and large-sized businesses, depending on how much one is willing to spend.

One of the most important trends at global level is the creation of small companies which offer unique products or services, one of the most prolific in this sense being jewelry companies.

There are no special requirements for those who want to start jewelry businesses in Austria, however they must respect the local legislation related to registering a company here. Our Austrian company formation agents can explain these laws.

Registering the jewelry business with the Austrian authorities

Local and foreign investors must follow the requirements of the Commercial Code and register their businesses with the Trade Register in Austria. This procedure is mandatory no matter if the jewelry company is created as home-based business, as a physical or online shop.

Those who want to open online jewelry companies in Austria must also have a website created, an e-commerce platform integrated, as well as securing online payment methods for the customers. For this purpose, merchant bank accounts are the most suitable option.

Our company formation consultants can help with the registration of the selected type of structure for opening a jewelry company in Austria.

Special requirements for jewelry businesses in Austria

Those who want to open jewelry shops in Austria are not required to have any special qualifications. However, the products they sell must comply with certain regulations, such as the General Product Safety Directive which provides for good sold to the public, jewelry included.

Also, in the case of those selling items made of silver of gold, these must bear the hallmark indicating the material the product was made of.

Those setting up larger jewelry businesses in Austria also have the possibility to enter associations created for jewelers and thus increase the success of their venture.

If you are interested in opening a jewelry company in this country and need assistance, do not hesitate to contact our company registration advisors in Austria.

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Call us now at (+43) 720 3037351 to set up an appointment with our company formation specialist in Austria - Dietmar Erwin Ruttensteiner. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Austria.

As a Ruttensteiner Business Consulting client, you will benefit from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Austria.

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The team from is very qualified and benefits from extensive expertise in this area. I would definitely recommend them to any entrepreneur decided to start his own business here.

Mihai Cuc, Partner of
Enescu&Cuc; Law Firm

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