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 January 1, 2018
Anguilla January 1, 2019
Antigua and Barbuda -
Argentina January 1, 2018
Aruba -
Australia January 1, 2017
Austria January 1, 2017
Bahamas January 1, 2019
Bahrain January 1, 2019
Barbados January 1, 2018
Belgium January 1, 2017
Belize January 1, 2018
Bermuda January 1, 2018
Bonaire January 1, 2019  
Brazil January 1, 2018
British Virgin Islands January 1, 2018
Bulgaria January 1, 2017
Canada January 1, 2017
Cayman Islands January 1, 2018
Chile January 1, 2018
China January 1, 2018
Colombia January 1, 2018
Cook Islands  January 1, 2018
Costa Rica January 1, 2018
Croatia January 1, 2017
Curaçao January 1, 2018
Cyprus January 1, 2017
Czech Republic January 1, 2017
Denmark January 1, 2017
Estonia January 1, 2017
Feroey Islands January 1, 2018
Finland January 1, 2017
France January 1, 2017
Germany January 1, 2017
Gibraltar January 1, 2017
Granada  -
Greece January 1, 2017
Greenland January 1, 2018
Guernsey January 1, 2017
Hungary January 1, 2017
Hong Kong January 1, 2018
Iceland January 1, 2017
India January 1, 2018
Indonesia January 1, 2018
Ireland January 1, 2017
Isle of Man January 1, 2017
Israel January 1, 2018
Italy January 1, 2017
Japan January 1, 2017
Jersey January 1, 2017
Koweit January 1, 2019  
Latvia January 1, 2017
Liechtenstein January 1, 2018
Lithuania January 1, 2017
Luxembourg January 1, 2017
Malaysia January 1, 2018
Malta January 1, 2017
Marshall Islands -
Mauritius January 1, 2018
Mexico January 1, 2018
Monaco January 1, 2018
Montserrat January 1, 2018
Nauru January 1, 2019  
Netherlands January 1, 2017
New Zealand January 1, 2018
Norway January 1, 2017
Panama January 1, 2019  
Poland January 1, 2017
Portugal January 1, 2017
Qatar January 1, 2019  
Romania January 1, 2017
Russia January 1, 2018
Saba January 1, 2019  
Saint Eustatius January 1, 2019  
Saint Lucia January 1, 2018
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines January 1, 2018
San Marino January 1, 2018
Saudi Arabia January 1, 2018
Seychelles January 1, 2018
Singapore January 1, 2018
Slovak Republic January 1, 2017
Slovenia January 1, 2017
South Africa January 1, 2018
South Korea January 1, 2017
Spain January 1, 2017
St. Kitts and Nevis January 1, 2018
Sweden January 1, 2017
Turks & Caicos January 1, 2018
United Arab Emirates -
United Kingdom January 1, 2017
Uruguay January 1, 2018

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