Vanuatu's progress in strengthening measures to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing

APG 3rd Follow-Up Report of Vanuatu

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The mutual evaluation report (MER) of Vanuatu was adopted in July 2015. This follow-up report analyses the progress of Vanuatu in addressing the technical compliance deficiencies identified in its MER.

Overall, Vanuatu has made very significant progress in its AML/CTF framework which is demonstrated in 27 re-ratings:

  • Recommendations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 16, 17, 27, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37 and 39: re-rated to Compliant 
  • Recommendations 8, 10, 14, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 33, 38 and 40: re-rated to Largely Compliant

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