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India investigated zero foreign bribery cases between 2016 and 2019: Report

India figures in list of countries with worst track record in dealing with foreign bribery, according to Transparency International

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Bribery | corruption

Arun M Kumar  |  Mumbai 

Arun M Kumar

Amid the growing menace of corruption, a Transparency International report found that India did not launch a single investigation into cases of foreign bribery between 2016 and 2019.

The report titled 'Exporting Corruption 2020: Assessing Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention' found that only four out of 47 countries, which make up 16.5 per cent of global exports, actively enforced legislation against foreign bribery. The report indicated that there has been a significant drop in the investigation into bribery, money ...

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First Published: Tue, October 13 2020. 12:53 IST