Members & Observers


Japan is a founding member of the APG (1997) and is also a member of the FATF.   Japan held the rotating Co-Chair appointment to the APG from 2004-2006.

Japan has a developed system for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrrorism and has established a Financial Intelligence Unit.

Japan underwent a joint FATF/APG Mutual Evaluation in March 2008. The full report from 2008 is available via the Documents section of this website.

Link to FIU: Japan Financial Intelligence Centre (JAFIC)

Bank of Japan