Dhaka, Nov 15 (BAN/ AD): As per a new report there is high level of bribery threat in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has ranked 178th scoring 72 points.
US headquartered TRACE which is an anti-bribery standard setting organisation measures business bribery risk in 200 countries, territories, and autonomous and semi-autonomous regions. Each country is given a score from 1 to 100 for each domain and for the total bribery risk.
In terms of risk score, India ranked 78th, Pakistan 153rd, Afghanistan 168th, and Myanmar ranked 157th on the index. New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland emerged as the top five least bribery-risky countries in the world, while Somalia, South Sudan, North Korea, Yemen and Venezuela are the top five countries with bribery risky.
Bangladesh receives a poor score of 86 in this domain, based on a high degree of government interaction, a high expectation of bribes, and a high regulatory burden.