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Annual volume of bribes in world reached a trillion dollars - UN

  • Annual volume of bribes in world reached a trillion dollars - UN

Kyiv: The annual volume of bribes in the world is estimated at one trillion dollars. This was reported in the press service of the United Nations.

"The annual volume of bribes in the world is estimated at one trillion dollars. At the same time, the world economy is losing another $ 2.6 trillion due to corruption. According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in developing countries, corruption-related losses exceed the amount of official development assistance by 10 times, "the report said.

It is also reported that according to Transparency International, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan rank 131st in the world in the corruption index.

The International Anti-Corruption Day is celebrated annually on 9 December at the initiative of the United Nations. On this day in 2003, the United Nations Convention against Corruption was opened for signing in the Mexican city of Merida.