News release 11 January 2024 – 1/2024

IMF published a report on anti-money laundering in Finland

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published an analysis of anti-money laundering in Finland. At the request of the Nordic and Baltic countries, the IMF analysed threats and vulnerabilities stemming from money laundering and terrorist financing in the region. The results of the report were announced earlier.

In its analysis, the IMF proposes development of the national risk assessment and the supervisors’ risk assessment primarily by enhancing the analysis of cross-border payments. Furthermore, various sources of information could be used more effectively than presently in the identification of countries involving a high risk of money laundering.

A summary and the results of the analysis of eight countries was published in autumn 2023. In the country report now published, the assessment of the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing as well as proposals for the development of supervision are discussed in more detail specifically with regard to Finland.

For further information, please contact:

Pekka Vasara, Head of Division. Requests for interviews are coordinated by FIN-FSA Communications, tel. +358 9 183 5030, weekdays 9.00–16.00.


Country report for Finland (in English)


Press release 4 September 2023: IMF published a report on anti-money laundering in Nordic and Baltic countries – supervision could be enhanced by increasing cross-border information exchange