Automatic exchange of information (AEOI)

Cross-border tax evasion should be prevented with the help of the new global standard for the automatic exchange of information (AEOI). To date, around 100 countries, including all major financial centres and Switzerland, have declared their intention to adopt the standard.

Switzerland has signed an agreement for the introduction of the automatic exchange of information with the following partner states:

COUNTRY IN FORCE
Andorra Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Antigua and Barbuda Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Argentina Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Aruba Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Australia January 1, 2017
Austria January 1, 2017
Barbados Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Belgium January 1, 2017
Belize Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Bermuda Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Brazil Scheduled for January 1, 2018
British Virgin Islands Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Bulgaria January 1, 2017
Canada January 1, 2017
Cayman Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Chile Scheduled for January 1, 2018
China Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Colombia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Cook Islands  Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Costa Rica Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Croatia January 1, 2017
Curaçao Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Cyprus January 1, 2017
Czech Republic January 1, 2017
Denmark January 1, 2017
Estonia January 1, 2017
Feroey Islands Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Finland January 1, 2017
France January 1, 2017
Germany January 1, 2017
Gibraltar January 1, 2017
Granada  Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Greece January 1, 2017
Greenland Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Guernsey January 1, 2017
Hungary January 1, 2017
Hong Kong Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Iceland January 1, 2017
India Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Indonesia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Ireland January 1, 2017
Isle of Man January 1, 2017
Israel Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Italy January 1, 2017
Japan January 1, 2017
Jersey January 1, 2017
Latvia January 1, 2017
Liechtenstein Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Lithuania January 1, 2017
Luxembourg January 1, 2017
Malaysia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Malta January 1, 2017
Marshall Islands Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Mauritius Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Mexico Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Monaco Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Montserrat Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Netherlands January 1, 2017
New Zealand Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Norway January 1, 2017
Poland January 1, 2017
Portugal January 1, 2017
Romania January 1, 2017
Russia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Russia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Saint Lucia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Saint Lucia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Scheduled for January 1, 2018
San Marino Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Saudi Arabia Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Seychelles Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Singapore Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Slovak Republic January 1, 2017
Slovenia January 1, 2017
South Africa Scheduled for January 1, 2018
South Korea January 1, 2017
Spain January 1, 2017
St. Kitts and Nevis Scheduled for January 1, 2018
St. Kitts and Nevis Scheduled for January 1, 2018
Sweden January 1, 2017
Turks & Caicos Scheduled for January 1, 2018
United Arab Emirates Scheduled for January 1, 2018
United Kingdom January 1, 2017
Uruguay Scheduled for January 1, 2018

Source: Swiss Confederation, State Secretariat for International Financial Matters SIF