The continued presence of Cambodia on the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) money laundering “grey list” and its recent addition to a Human Trafficking blacklist is harming the country’s international reputation and driving away investors, according to Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng.
In comments reported by The Khmer Times overnight, the Deputy PM admitted there was no denying such assessments of Cambodia’s ratings in this regard and insisted more must be done to address the issues.
“There are two problems of ours today for the image of [Cambodia],” he said. “Not supporting the assessment, but we also cannot deny.”
In full: https://www.asgam.com/index.php/2022/09/09/cambodias-money-laundering-human-trafficking-ratings-negatively-impacting-global-reputation-deputy-pm/