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Identifying export risks of non-oil products related to money laundering and related strategies

Maryam Tanabandeh (Islamic Azad University and Department of Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Organized Crime Office, Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), Tehran, Iran)

International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

ISSN: 1753-8394

Article publication date: 4 January 2021

Issue publication date: 4 June 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to identify the risks associated with money laundering in the scope of non-oil products export and related strategies to manage them.

Design/methodology/approach

The statistical population of the research was the managers and experts of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration in Tehran. The sample needed for qualitative interviews was collected to the extent of theoretical saturation through a targeted judgment sampling. The qualitative data was analyzed by thematic analysis. In sum, 20 interviews were conducted.

Findings

Out of 181 subcategories extracted from verbal propositions, 41 core categories were extracted. In this way, 23 subcategories constructed final codes, 6 codes were export risks and 70 codes were final and 12 codes constructed strategy of export risk management.

Originality/value

This qualitative study provides the first exploration of the state-of-art on export risk management and money laundering.

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Citation

Tanabandeh, M. (2021), "Identifying export risks of non-oil products related to money laundering and related strategies", International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 14 No. 3, pp. 425-443. https://doi.org/10.1108/IMEFM-05-2019-0201

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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