Factsheet : Liechtenstein

Official Title:
Principality of Liechtenstein


General Information

Capital: Vaduz
Population (million): .00
Total Area: 160km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.74336 Swiss franc (CHF) (2016- Annual average)
National Holiday: August 15, Assumption Day
Language(s): German, Alemannic


Political Information

Type of State:
Constitutional monarchy

Type of Government:
Parliamentary democracy. Unicameral with a 25-seat Parliament (Landtag). Cabinet appointed by the reigning monarch on the recommendation of and in consultation with the Parliament. Administrative divisions: 11 communes. Governing party: Patriotic Union (VU). Hereditary Prince Alois is acting head of state (since 2004)

Head of State:
Prince Hans-Adam II (Accession 1989)

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Adrian Hasler (FBP)

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Aurelia Frick (FBP)
Finance: Adrian Hasler (FBP)
Economic Affairs: Daniel Risch (VU)

Main Political Parties:
Progressive Citizens’ Party (FBP); Patriotic Union (VU); The Independents (DU); Free List (FL). Landtag: FBP (9), VU (8), DU (5), FL (3)

Elections:
Monarchy is hereditary. Members of parliament (4 year term): next in 2021.


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Liechtenstein Canada
GDP: ($ billion) .00 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) .00 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 0 1.43
Inflation: (%) 0 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 0 7

Product Trade and Investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $
Canadian imports from country: $
FDI in Canada: $58 million
CDI in Liechtenstein: $ million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Beat Nobs

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Susan Bincoletto


October 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Liechtenstein
Year Exports Imports
2012 $ $
2013 $ $
2014 $ $
2015 $ $
2016 $ $
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Liechtenstein
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ $
02 Veg. Prod. $ $
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $ $
05 Mineral Prod. $ $
06 Chemical Prod. $ $
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $ $
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ $
09 Wood Prod. $ $
10 Paper Prod. $ $
11 Textiles Prod. $ $
12 Dress Access. $ $
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ $
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $
15 Base Metal Prod. $ $
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $ $
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ $
18 Specialized Inst. $ $
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $
20 Misc. Articles $ $
21 Antiques $ $