short introduction to liechtenstein
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Short introduction to Liechtenstein

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

Short introduction to Liechtenstein - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 80 Views
  • Uploaded on

Short introduction to Liechtenstein. Russian Economic and Financial Forum Zurich, 31.01.2005. Comparison Liechtenstein - Russia. Total area: 160 km 2 17’075 400 km 2 (fourth smallest state in Europe) (world’s largest state) Capital: Vaduz Moscow Currency: Swiss franc Rouble

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Short introduction to Liechtenstein' - iliana


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
short introduction to liechtenstein

Short introduction to Liechtenstein

Russian Economic and Financial Forum

Zurich, 31.01.2005

comparison liechtenstein russia
Comparison Liechtenstein - Russia

Total area: 160 km2 17’075 400 km2 (fourth smallest state in Europe) (world’s largest state)

Capital: Vaduz Moscow

Currency: Swiss franc Rouble

Official language: High German Russian

Population: 34’294 144’752’000

Population density: 215 inhabitants per km2 8.5 inhabitants per km2

Gross domestic product: $ 190’000 pro capita $ 1750 pro capita

history 17th to 19th century
History (17th to 19th Century)

1699Prince Johann Adam Andreas of Liechtenstein purchases the Lordship of Schellenberg and…

1806Principality gains sovereignty by becoming a member of the Rhine Confederation

1712…the County of Vaduz

1719Vaduz and Schellen-berg elevated to the status of “Imperial Principality of Liechtenstein”

1852Customs treaty with Austria-Hungary

history 20th century
History (20th Century)

1990

Liechtenstein becomes the 160th member of the United Nations

1991

Membership ofEFTA

1995Membership of EEA

1924

Customs treaty with Switzerland, introduction of the Swiss franc as the official currency

1978

Membership of the European Council

1921New Constitution (largely unchanged to this day) comes into force

1997

Archdiocese of Vaduz is established

system of state and government
System of State and Government

According to Article 2 of the Constitution, “the Principality is a constitutional hereditary monarchy on a democratic and parliamentary basis; the power of the State is inherent in and issues from the reigning Prince and the people”.

population and employment since 1950
Population and employmentsince 1950

33‘525

28‘793

12‘908

13‘757

6‘338

700

breakdown of persons employed by economic sector
Breakdown of Persons Employed (by Economic Sector)

Forestry and agriculture 1%

General services 29%

Industry and goods production 45%

Financial services

25%

industry in liechtenstein

ThyssenKrupp Presta

Industry in Liechtenstein
  • Out of a total working population of 29’055, 45% (13’073)are employed in industry and commerce
  • Key export countries:USA, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, Spain
  • The industrial exports raised from CHF 15 million (1950) to CHF 4646 million (2003) within 50 years
  • Liechtenstein-based industrial companies employ 26,873 people at195 foreign branches
liechtenstein s business advantages
Liechtenstein’s Business Advantages
  • political continuity and stability
  • liberal economic policies
  • efficient banking system
  • strict banking secrecy
  • economic, customs and monetary union with Switzerland
  • member of the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • free movement of services within the EU
  • special Liechtenstein company structures
  • well-educated, skilled workforce
international network
Europe

Liechtenstein: Vaduz

Switzerland: Basel, Bern, Chur, Davos, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, Pfäffikon, Zurich

Germany: Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart

Luxembourg

Ireland: Dublin

Channel Islands: Jersey

Asia

Hong Kong

Japan: Tokyo

Singapore

Malaysia: Labuan

Americas

Uruguay: Montevideo

USA: New York

Cayman Islands

British Virgin Islands

Vaduz

International network
alignment of interests
Alignment of interests

LGT Group

Operational business

  • Private banking
  • Asset management
  • Alternative investments
  • Trust services
  • Financial investor
  • Princely Portfolio
  • CHF 1.8 bn. in LGT „Global Investable Markets GIM“

Co-investment

for clients

Focus on core competencies

Exploitation of global Investment possibilities

ad