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Liechtenstein

Official Title:
Principality of Liechtenstein


General Information

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.
5-year trade
Canada - Liechtenstein
Year Exports Imports
2009 $ $
2010 $ $
2011 $ $
2012 $ $
2013 $ $
Product trade (2013)
21 HS Chapters
Canada - Liechtenstein
Chapter 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 $ $

Capital: Vaduz
Population (million): 0
Total Area: 160km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.9 Swiss franc (CHF)(2013)
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)

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: Thomas Zweifelhofer (VU)

Main Political Parties:
Progressive Citizens’ Party (FBP); Patriotic Union (VU); The Independents (DU); Free List (FL). Landtag: FBP (10), VU (8), DU (4), FL (3)

Elections:
Monarchy is hereditary. Members of parliament: 4 year terms; next election, 2017.


Economic Information (2013)

Comparative figures
Type Liechtenstein Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 0 1881.42
GDP per capita: ($) 0 53593.83
GDP growth rate: (%) 0 2.02
Inflation: (%) 0 0.96
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.08

Trade and Investment (2013)

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


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Beat Nobs

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre


October 2014
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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2010-02-19