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 November 2019. The full report from 2019 is available via Documents in Members and Observers, and Mutual Evaluation Reports - 3rd Round.

Link to FIU: Japan Financial Intelligence Centre (JAFIC)

Bank of Japan