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Gilbert Saboya: upcoming association of Andorra and EU allows Andorra’s agricultural industry to export freely its products to neighboring countries

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Andorran PM Antoni Marti met the representatives of the government of the principality in order to sum up the status of the negotiations on the conclusion of the agreement on the association of Andorra and EU. The meeting was attended, in particular, by the Foreign Minister of the Principality, Gilbert Saboya, who …

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On 24th March Andorra officially submitted documents on the ratification of Paris Agreement to the UN headquarters in New York

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On 24th March Ambassador of Andorra to the United Nations, Elisenda Vives, officially submitted documents on the ratification of Paris Agreement to the UN headquarters in New York.

The agreement replaced the Kyoto Protocol, and was adopted in December 2015 at the UN conference, when 195 countries-participants of the forum agreed not to …

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Andorra approved the signing and ratification of the additional protocol to the Council of Europe’s agreement on the prevention of terrorism

The Andorran Government approved the signing and ratification of the additional protocol to the Council of Europe’s agreement on the prevention of terrorism, which entered into force in Andorra on 1st September, 2008.

The new document, adopted by the Council of Europe in October 2015, is more complete and aimed at the multilateral fight against terrorism: …

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The Minister of State Relations and Administrative Reforms of Andorra, Eva Descarrega, met the co-prince of Andorra, Bishop Joan Enric Vives of Urgell

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The Minister of State Relations and Administrative Reforms of Andorra, Eva Descarrega, met the co-prince of Andorra, Bishop Joan Enric Vives of Urgell, reports the Government of Andorra.

At the meeting, Eva Descargarga briefed co-Prince of Andorra on the priorities of the ministry headed by her, in particular, she talked on reforming the …

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Andorra, Monaco and San Marino discussed the aspects of the forthcoming conclusion of an association agreement with EU

Andorran Prime-Minister Antoni Marti discussed with the State Minister of Monaco Serge Telle and Secretary of State of San Marino Nicola Renzi the aspects of negotiations on the forthcoming conclusion of an association agreement with the European Union. The negotiations will be continued next Saturday in Monaco. As Andorran Government press office reports, within the …

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Andorran government approved a bill on the exchange of tax information on prior request

The Government of Andorra approved a bill on the exchange of tax information on prior request, reported the Minister of finance Jordi Cinca. The new bill fully meets the requirements of OECD.

Jordi Cinka explained that earlier Andorra had signed a number of international agreements that required changes in the principality’s obligations regarding the exchange of …

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Andorra approved amendments to the Criminal Code to facilitate fight against money laundering and terrorism in accordance with international standards

The Council of Ministers of Andorra approved amendments to the Criminal Code to facilitate fight against money laundering and terrorism in accordance with international standards.

EU Directive on the prevention of the use of financial system for money laundering or terrorism financing was submitted into the legal system of the principality after the ratification of the …

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An agreement on avoidance of double taxation between Andorra and the United Arab Emirates is submitted to the Parliament of Andorra

The Government of Andorra submitted an Agreement on avoidance of double taxation between Andorra and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the Parliament, reported the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Andorra Gilbert Saboya.

The agreement was signed by the governments of two countries in July 2015. The text of the agreement fully meets all requirements of …

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Andorra establishes National Tax Agency in 2018

The Council of Ministers approved the proposal of Andorran Finance Minister Jordi Cinca to establish a National Tax Agency in 2018. The agency will be responsible for the consolidation of tax collection, tax administration and control of tax revenues. The Minister also said that the government approved a resolution providing the responsibility for tax evasion. …

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Andorran FM Gilbert Saboya discussed with his colleagues in Paris the issues of tax transparency of the principality

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Foreign Minister of Andorra Gilbert Saboya discussed with his colleagues in Paris the issues of tax transparency of the principality. French Secretary of State for European Affairs Harlem Désir, French Secretary of State responsible for budget Christian Eckert, Ambassador of Andorra in France Cristina Rodríguez took part in the meeting.

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