|Frequently Asked Questions
What's in the reports?
Each report contains, where available, information on Government, Economy, Money-Laundering, Crime, Human Trafficking and Terrorist issues, status reports on sanctions, risk ratings and various relevant rankings.
Can I use the material for commercial purposes?
If you’d like to use our material for
commercial purposes, i.e. to augment enhanced customer due diligence reports,
please contact us to
How often are the reports updated?
Information / Updates are made as
Tables / Rankings
As soon as possible
General Information / Reports
Investment Climate Information
US State Dept Report on Money Laundering
Annually (about Feb/March and updated June)
Any important changes will be shown in the AML News/Updates Page or in the relevant Country Report.
Our webpages are updated at the same
Where is the information in the Reports sourced from?
All information and data is gathered
from International or Government agencies and therefore subject to their
These include: -
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units
US Department of State
World Bank Group
Various Regulatory authorities from around the world
How do I check on the methodologies of the various rankings in the reports?
Go to our Methodologies and Links
page and you will be able to link direct through to the relevant site to check
information and methodologies.
If I spot an error or something that does not look right, what should I do?
Tell us, please, using the form in
the Contact page
and we'll investigate and amend or correct, where necessary.
What are the benefits of using KnowYourCountry?
What areas of business should benefit from the country reports?
The reports are intended to be used by anyone working in the finance industry but specifically for: -
Does KnowYourCountry give any opinions on the information/data gathered?
We have risk rated the information
in order to simplify the overview of the information available, however our
intention is for us to provide the information so that you may consider it.
Do you archive your reports?
No. We would suggest that you copy or print any reports that you need.