Reporting Transactions for Currency Control Purposes – Changes Expected in 2018

26 December 2017
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Key takeaways

  • 2018 is expected to bring a number of changes to the system of regulation of currency operations in Russia.
  • As from 1 January 2018, a new procedure for registration and control over currency operations will take effect: Russian residents will no longer have to open a passport of transaction (“pasport sdelki”) for a foreign trade contract, instead they will need to register it.
  • As from 14 May 2018, the rules for currency operations, including repatriation of currency, and the rules of administrative liability for the breach of currency laws will be updated.