Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Korea, South
According to preliminary media reports, on January 12, 2018, the Czech Republic and South Korea signed a DTA to replace their existing pact.
Treaty Update: Ireland - Kazakhstan
According to a January 12, 2018, update from the Irish Revenue, the country's DTA with Kazakhstan became effective on January 1, 2018, having entered into force on December 29, 2017.
Treaty Update: Japan - Argentina
Japan and Argentina launched DTA negotiations on January 10, 2018.
Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Various
The United Arab Emirates Cabinet on January 7, 2018, approved two double tax agreements concluded with Moldova and Croatia.
Treaty Update: Taiwan - United States
Taiwanese Premier Lai Ching-Te has directed the Ministry of Finance to work towards a Taiwan-US tax treaty.
Treaty Update: Cyprus - Saudi Arabia
Cyprus and Saudi Arabia signed a DTA on January 3, 2018.
Treaty Update: Colombia - Japan
According to preliminary media reports, Colombia and Japan are negotiating a DTA.
Treaty Update: Georgia - Moldova
Georgia and Moldova signed a DTA on November 29, 2017.
Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Kosovo
Luxembourg and Kosovo signed a DTA on December 8, 2017.
Treaty Update: Switzerland - United Kingdom
Switzerland and the United Kingdom signed a DTA Protocol on November 30, 2017.
Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - United Arab Emirates
According to an update from the Liechtenstein Government, the new DTA with the United Arab Emirates will become effective from January 1, 2018.
Treaty Update: Netherlands - Liechtenstein
According to preliminary media reports, the Netherlands and Liechtenstein held a first round of DTA negotiations over three days ending November 17, 2017.
Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Bulgaria
Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on November 28, 2017, authorized the signing of a DTA with Bulgaria.
Treaty Update: Bahrain - Hong Kong
Bahrain's Cabinet has approved the signing of a new DTA with Hong Kong, the state news agency said November 13, 2017.
Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various
Hong Kong announced on November 24, 2017, that its DTAs with Pakistan and Latvia had entered into force.
Treaty Update: Finland - Germany
Finland on November 2, 2017, confirmed that a new DTA signed with Germany will be effective from January 1, 2018.
Treaty Update: Cyprus - Iran
The DTA between Cyprus and Iran will become effective from January 1, 2018.
Treaty Update: India - New Zealand
India ratified a third Protocol to its DTA with New Zealand on November 2, 2017, publishing a Notice in its Official Gazette.
Treaty Update: Gibraltar - United Kingdom
Gibraltar and the United Kingdom are considering launching negotiations towards a DTA, according to recent comments from the UK's Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
Treaty Update: Barbados - Italy
Barbados and Italy have exchanged instruments of ratification in respect of a DTA, which will now become effective from January 1, 2018.
Treaty Update: Switzerland - Pakistan
Switzerland's Government on October 25, 2017, adopted a dispatch on the DTA concluded with Pakistan, enabling its ratification.
Treaty Update: Spain - Portugal
Spain and Portugal signed a DTA on October 18, 2017.
Treaty Update: Pakistan - Latvia
Pakistan and Latvia initialed a DTA on October 25, 2017.
Treaty Update: Spain - Romania
Spain and Romania signed a DTA on October 18, 2017.
Treaty Update: Denmark - Japan
Denmark and Japan signed a DTA Protocol on October 11, 2017.