2014 Basel AML Index

The Basel AML Index is an annual ranking assessing country risk regarding money laundering/terrorism financing. It focuses on anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) frameworks and other related factors such as financial/public transparency and judicial strength.

The 2014 edition is the third release of the Basel Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Index. First published in April 2012, it continues to be the only rating of country money laundering/terrorist financing risk by an independent non-profit institution.

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Overall score Overall score, 14 sub-indicators and sanctions list
162 countries 203 countries
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Updated annually Updated at regular intervals as new data becomes available
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