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

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Mozambique has made progress in addressing some of the technical compliance deficiencies identified in its MER.

The country has addressed the deficiencies in respect of the following Recommendations which have been re-rated as follows:

  • Recommendation 1 (initially rated PC) is re-rated to Largely Compliant
  • Recommendations 4 and 20 (initially rated PC) are re-rated to Compliant
  • Recommendation 20 (initially rated PC) is re-rated to Compliant
  • Recommendations 6, 7, 14, 15, 19 and 26 (initially rated NC) are re-rated to Partially Compliant

Mozambique will remain in enhanced follow-up and will continue to inform the ESAAMLG of the progress made in improving and implementing its AML/CFT measures.

Earlier reports

  • 13 Jul 2021

    Mozambique's measures to combat money laundering and terrorist financing This report summarises the AML/CFT measures in place in Mozambique as at the date of the on-site visit (25 November-6 December 2019). It analyses the country’s level of compliance with the FATF 40 Recommendations and the level of effectiveness of the AML/CFT system, and recommends how the system could be strengthened.
  • 8 Sep 2011

    Mutual Evaluation of Mozambique Mozambique is a member of ESAAMLG, the assessment of the implementation of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT measures in Mozambique was conducted by ESAAMLG.

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