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Latest Treaty Updates: Macedonia

United Arab Emirates - Macedonia


The United Arab Emirates and Macedonia signed a DTA on October 26, 2015.

Hong Kong - Macedonia


Hong Kong and Macedonia completed a first round of DTA negotiations on June 12, 2015.

Kazakhstan - Macedonia


Kazakhstan approved a law ratifying the DTA with Macedonia on February 26, 2015.

Saudi Arabia - Macedonia


In an update published on December 16, 2014, the Saudi tax authority confirmed that Saudi Arabia had signed a DTA with Macedonia.

Macedonia - Vietnam


Macedonia signed a DTA with Vietnam on October 15, 2014.

Macedonia - India


According to preliminary media reports, on September 4, 2014, Macedonia ratified its DTA with India.

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Macedonia


According to preliminary media reports, Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 20, 2014, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Macedonia.

India - Macedonia


India and Macedonia signed a DTA on December 17, 2013.

Argentina - Macedonia


According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Argentina and Macedonia will enter into force on December 17, 2013.

Macedonia - Argentina


According to preliminary media reports, Macedonia has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Argentina, publishing a notice in its Official Gazette on October 30, 2013.

Kuwait - Macedonia


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Kuwait and Macedonia was endorsed by the Kuwait National Assembly on June 13, 2013.

Argentina - Macedonia


Argentina and Macedonia signed a TIEA on April 26, 2013.

Kuwait - Macedonia


According to preliminary media reports, the Foreign Affairs Committee of Kuwait's National Assembly approved a DTA signed with Macedonia on April 15, 2013, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedure.

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Macedonia


According to preliminary media reports, the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina approved the signing of a draft DTA with Macedonia on November 30, 2012.

Macedonia - India


A spokesperson for the Macedonian government confirmed on October 9, 2012, that the nation is to commence negotiations with India towards the conclusion of a DTA.

Israel - Macedonia


According to preliminary media reports, Macedonia confirmed on September 10, 2012, that it has agreed to begin DTA negotiations with Israel.

Kazakhstan - Macedonia


It has been announced that Kazakhstan and Macedonia signed a DTA on July 2, 2012.

Luxembourg - Macedonia


Luxembourg and Macedonia signed a DTA on May 15, 2012.

Macedonia - Kosovo


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Macedonia and Kosovo on April 6, 2011, entered into force on April 13, 2012.

Macedonia - Kuwait


Macedonia and Kuwait initialled a DTA on March 20, 2012.

Macedonia - India


On March 5, 2012, India and Macedonia commenced negotiations towards a bilateral DTA.

Macedonia - Norway


According to preliminary media reports, the Macedonian parliament has passed legislation ratifying the DTA between Macedonia and Norway.

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