Groysman comments on Ukraine leading EY fraud rating
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during his annual press conference commented on Ukraine occupying a top spot in terms of corruption among 41 European countries, Middle East, India, and Africa, an UNIAN correspondent reports.
"As far as I know, it was a survey of businesses on whether they are ready to give bribes," Groysman said.
"As far as I understand, the answer was... that they are basically ready," he said. According to this indicator, Ukraine occupied "some not very good positions."
At the same time, he stressed that in Ukraine, the entire legislative base for combating corruption has been created and the process of decisive eradication of corruption has begun.
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As UNIAN reported, Ukraine tops the fraud rating composed of 41 countries of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), according to a 2017 fraud survey conducted at the request of Ernst & Young.