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Liechtenstein

 

Last updated: November 2017

Bilateral relations

 

Diplomatic relations between Estonia and the Principality of Liechtenstein were established on 7 March 2016. Until then, diplomatic communication was carried out through Switzerland.

Estonian citizens can travel to Liechtenstein without a visa.

Visits

 

To Estonia  
October 2017 Official visit of Aurelia Frick, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture

Economic relations

 

As of 1 May 2004, Estonia-Liechtenstein trade relations are regulated by the European Economic Area Agreement (EAA) of 1992 signed between the European Community and its Member States and the EFTA States.


Estonia-Liechtenstein economic relations are modest. Trade turnover recorded in 2016 reached only €0.7m, of which export accounted for a major proportion. Lichtenstein ranked 106th among Estonia’s trade partners in 2016. Among export partners, Liechtenstein ranked 93rd and among import partners 120th.


Estonia-Liechtenstein trade 2012-2016

  Export Import Turnover
2012 529,5 4,9 534,4
2013 575,1 260 835
2014 866 111,6 977,6
2015 739,1 18,7 757,8
2016 647,7 7,2 654,9

All economic figures originate from Statistics Estonia

In 2016, exports to Liechtenstein were mostly chemical and other industrial products.

As of 30 June 2017, direct investments from Liechtenstein to Estonia amounted to €61.2m. Investments are predominantly into real estate and wholesale and retail trade, and, to a limited extent, the processing industry, energy supply services, transportation and storage services, financial and insurance activities, and professional, scientific and technical activities.

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