Members & Observers

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lao PDR became a member of the APG in July 2007.

Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is developing its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism system. It has issued an anti-money laundering decree  and establised a Financial Intelligence Unit for reporting suspicious transactions. Lao PDR is working towards fully criminalising ML and TF.

Lao PDR underwent its third round APG Mutual Evaluation report was adopted by the APG membership in July 2023. The MER provides a snapshot of Lao PDR’s system as at the date of the onsite visit in September 2022. The full Lao PDR Mutual Evaluation Report is available for download via the Documents section of this website, under Members and Observers and under Mutual Evaluation Reports - 3rd Round.