IMF Country Reports cover economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
In this study, the general situation of money laundering and financing of terrorism is discussed. In addition, the followings are overviewed: financial sector, DNFBP sector, commercial laws and mechanisms governing legal persons, and strategy to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. A legal framework and criminalization of financing of terrorism are also given. Confiscation, freezing, and seizing are explained under the legal framework. Various preventive measures used are also discussed in this paper. Financial institution secrecy and confidentiality are also outlined.