The EU and the Principality of Liechtenstein are close economic and political partners in the context of the EEA, which Liechtenstein joined in 1995. Find here a summary of the key elements of this partnership .
The EEA Agreement covers most aspects of Liechtenstein's relations with the EU, including:
In December 2015, the EU and Liechtenstein signed an agreement on automatic exchange of information on tax matters, which will significantly improve the fight against tax evasion. The new agreement is scheduled to come into force by 2017.
In the United Nations, Liechtenstein's approach is to support the EU's foreign policy and align itself with relevant EU measures.