Most likely to bribe companies from Russia and China

A 2011 report by Transparency International stated that companies from Russia are the most likely to pay bribes when conducting business abroad. Companies from Russia were followed by businesses in China, Mexico and Indonesia. Companies from the Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium were the least likely to pay bribes while doing business in foreign countries, according to the report.

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Source: “Russian and Chinese companies ‘most likely to bribe’,” BBC News, November 1, 2011.