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Latest Treaty Updates: Chile

Czech Republic - Chile


The DTA between the Czech Republic and Chile entered into force on December 21, 2016, the Czech Ministry of Finance said on December 27.

Chile - Switzerland


Chile and Switzerland have signed an automatic tax information exchange agreement, the Swiss Government confirmed on December 6.

Chile - Argentina


The new Chile-Argentina DTA will become effective from January 1, 2017, it was announced on October 17.

Guernsey - Chile


According to a September 2 update from the Guernsey Government, the territory's TIEA with Guernsey entered into force on August 2.

South Africa - Chile


According to a September 9 notice from the South African Revenue Service, the DTA with Chile entered into force on August 11.

Guernsey - Chile


The TIEA between Guernsey and Chile entered into force on August 2, 2016.

Uruguay - Chile


Uruguay and Chile concluded DTA negotiations on January 21, 2016.

Czech Republic - Chile


The Czech Republic and Chile signed a DTA on December 2, 2015.

Chile - Japan


Chile and Japan have agreed the wording for a new DTA, it was announced on October 19, 2015.

Italy - Chile


Italy and Chile signed a DTA on October 23, 2015.

Japan - Chile


Japan announced that it completed negotiations with Chile on a DTA on October 19, 2015.

China - Chile


China signed a DTA with Chile on May 25, 2015.

Chile - Argentina


Chile and Argentina have signed a DTA, the Chilean Ministry of Finance confirmed on April 22, 2015.

Chile - Czech Republic


According to preliminary media reports, Chile and the Czech Republic will continue negotiations towards a DTA over three days beginning on April 16, 2013.

Chile - Australia


The Chile-Australia DTA became effective on April 1, 2013.

Australia - Chile


Australia's Embassy in Chile has confirmed the entry into force of the Australia-Chile DTA on February 8, 2013.

Chile - Australia


Chile's Senate on January 8, 2012, approved the DTA and an accompanying Protocol that Chile signed with Australia on March 10, 2010. The legislation will now be scrutinized by the parliamentary Finance Committee.

Australia - Chile


Chile's Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of parliament, on December 13, 2012, approved the DTA Chile signed with Australia on March 10, 2010.

Chile - Austria


The Austrian government has announced that Chile and Austria signed a DTA on December 6, 2012.

Chile - South Africa


According to the South African government, Chile and South Africa agreed the terms of a DTA on July 6, 2012.

Chile - Argentina


Argentina notified Chile on July 1, 2012, that it wishes to terminate the bilateral DTA in place between the two countries. The agreement will be repealed on December 31, 2012.

United States - Chile


On May 17, 2012, United States President Barack Obama forwarded the pending DTA signed between Chile and the United States on February 4, 2010, to the Senate as part of the ratification procedures necessary to bring the agreement into force.

Netherlands - Chile


The Dutch Ministry of Finance announced on March 28 that negotiations are to resume between the Netherlands and Chile towards a DTA.

Chile - Russia


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Russia and Chile entered into force on February 28, 2012.

Russia - Chile


Russia's lower house of parliament on February 15, 2012, approved legislation that would ratify the pending DTA signed between Russia and Chile. The law must also receive approval of the Federation Council before it can enter into force.

Russia - Chile


According to preliminary media reports, the Russian government ratified the DTA with Chile on July 14. The treaty was signed in November, 2004.

Chile - Finland


According to Chile's Foreign Ministry, on a working visit to Finland on June 29, ministers agreed to finalise negotiations on a DTA as soon as possible.

Australia - Chile


According to preliminary media reports, Australia's DTA with Chile entered into force on June 27, 2011.

Treaty Updates by Territory

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