Certain states expected to join financial information exchange with Russia this year

TASS Russian News Agency | Sep 15, 2020 at 2:43 PM

MOSCOW, September 15. /TASS/. Russia's Federal Tax Service expects the Bahamas, Hong Kong, Turkey, Bahrein, Kuwait and a number of territories to join the countries that share financial information with Russia, this year, deputy head of the Service Dmitry Volvach told a conference on Tuesday.

"We expect the Bahamas, Hong Kong, Turkey, Bahrein, Kuwait and a number of crown territories to join the countries that share information with [Russia], this year," he said.

The number of countries that provided financial information to Russia increased by 22% last year compared with 2018, Volvach said, adding that the number of accounts provided to Russia rose by 18% in 2019.