Andorra News Archive 2015
21.04.2015 Delays: Andorran euro coins sets remain extremely scarce [DE]
Interruption of supply and new supply bottlenecks are delaying the supply of the collector. Government threatens with the laws lobe foreign merchants, which are buying the coins in Andorra. A direct supply to distributors abroad is still not in sight. Irregularities in the supply of the starter kits provoke lawsuits.
13.03.2015 S&P downgrades further the credit rating of Andorra
The US rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) reduced on 12.03.2015 the credit rating for Andorra from 'BBB+' to 'BBB'. These are two stages to the status designated as junk. The renowned rating agency justified the step with the affair of the bank BPA. Another downgrade could not be excluded. Only in October 2014, the reduction of 'A-' to 'BBB +' with increased risks of Andorra's financial sector was established.
02.03.2015 Election result: Before the election is after the election [DE]
Despite an in Andorra unprecedented popular discontent, the ruling party was able to hold on to their voters with promises of further group-specific state services.
16.02.2015 Press Freedom in Andorra declines significantly [DE]
Reporters Without Borders (RWB) determined Andorra with minus 27 places as the major loser in the Press Freedom Index 2015. Andorra pays the penalty price for the lack of independence of the media and lack of source protection.
02.02.2015 Andorra euro coins fever [DE]
The launch of the first Andorran euro coins sparked a run on the authorized coin dealers in Andorra. Because of the targeted reduction in supply, the government provoked long queues and speculation in Andorran euro coins and upsets so collectors and dealers likewise.