In 2016, there was a 32% increase in the presentation of Suspicious Operations Reports (ROS) to the Financial Analysis Information Unit (UIAF) of the Uruguay Central Bank.

According to the UIAF’s annual report, in 2016, 96 requests for information were received from foreign financial intelligence units were received, which represented a 50% increase from the previous year. The UIAF submitted 11 information requests to its foreign counterparts.

The authorities estimate that this year will follow the same trend regarding an increase in the UIAF’s activity.