• Is Bulgaria Losing the War on Corruption?

    4 monthes ago - By Global Financial Integrity

    Bulgaria is not only the poorest country in the European Union but also is the most corrupt ; greater financial transparency would help address both challenges. Every year the country loses 14 and 22 percent of its GDP or $7 to $12 billion due to corruption. Corruption has been an issue for the government for decades which has hindered economic and social development in the country.
    Corruption within the Border Police is an example of long-established practices in Bulgarian institutions. Last June, 22 border officers were arrested and $38,000 in cash was confiscated in Southwest Bulgaria...
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