After a long process of negotiations, the General Inspector of Financial Information, Ms Agnieszka Królikowska, signed a memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation in the exchange of financial intelligence related to money laundering and terrorist financing with its counterpart from the People's Republic of China (China Anti-Money Laundering Monitoring and Analysis Center) on 25 June 2015. Face-to-face meeting and consultation between Mr Li Dongrong, Vice-Governor of the People's Bank of China and Ms Agnieszka Królikowska, which took place at the Ministry of Finance in February 2015, had a considerable impact on the acceleration of negotiations in this area.
The agreement will enable rapid exchange of information to fight money laundering and terrorism financing, including spontaneous sharing of information – on initiative of both sides.
It is already the 9th MoU in the field of close cooperation in combating money laundering and terrorist financing signed by the General Inspector of Financial Information in 2015. Since the establishment of the Polish Financial Intelligence Unit, a total of 82 agreements have been signedwith foreign FIUs.