In Riga commented on the decision of Kiev on the introduction of Latvia in the list of offshore zones

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobounce to RigaIn Riga commented on the decision of Kiev on the introduction of Latvia in the list of offshore zones© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Taken by Kiev in the end of last year the decision to include Latvia in the list of offshore zones is unreasonable, the Latvian politicians try to achieve delisting, told reporters on Friday, the representative of the Ministry of Finance Alexis Jarockis.

In 2018 the included Ukraine, Latvia and Estonia in the list of offshore.

«The inclusion of our country in the list is unreasonable, because in this case fails none of the known criteria of the list,» said Jarockis.

The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Latvia is actively working to Latvia was excluded from the list, said the representative of the Ministry of Finance.

«Between Latvia and Ukraine in 1995 has a bilateral tax Convention, both countries have joined the multilateral Convention of the Organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) on administrative cooperation in tax matters, and there is an international mechanism for the exchange of tax information,» — said the representative of the Ministry.

The Finance Ministry expressed hope for the quick actions of the Ukrainian side, which will analyze information provided by Latvia, and to change its decision.

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