The UN has estimated annual amount of bribes in the world $1 trillion
Moscow. 10 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — Annual amount of bribes in the world is estimated at one trillion dollars, reports “UN news Center”.
“While the global economy is losing an additional 2.6 trillion dollars due to corrupt practices”, — stated in the message.
According to the UN development program (UNDP), in developing countries the losses due to corruption exceed the volume of official aid for development 10 times.
According to the organization Transparency International, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan in the corruption index is 131 in the world.
December 9, the world observed the international day against corruption.
In this regard, the UN noted that “no country, no region is immune from corruption” and “bribery is a serious crime that undermines social and economic development of any society”.