The World Bank (WB) announced the report Fight with corruption in transition period: who and why achieves successes as e result of researches in 33 countries around the world. The report reflects improvement in each sub-region, but not in each country, Trendreports.
The entrepreneurs mention the frequency of levying bribe in Albania, Serbia, Montenegro, as well as Kyrgyz Republic. The corruption was accepted more serious problem for entrepreneurs in 2005. As being in 2002, it was stated the worst indicators of corruption in Albania and Kyrgyz Republic in 2005, stated in the report.
Oktay Ahverdiyev, the chief economic and credit-finance policy department of Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers told Trend that the corruption is such a problem that cannot be resolved within 1-5 years. The measures are taken in this direction in Azerbaijan, a State Program, law On fight with corruption were adopted. The State Commission periodically comes together to discuss anti-corruption measures and the final meeting was held on July 26.
The corruption isnt economical, but moral-legal category. All large world countries concentrate the efforts over last 30 years and hold many conferences to resolve this problem, but the scale of the problem becomes bigger, Ahverdiyev told.
He considers that changing the material and moral-legal environment and in general, improving vital activity in the country makes the bribe and corruption insensible.
For the first time in 2004-2005s, the investigation Characteristics of business and entrepreneurship environment was held in several countries. The entrepreneurs in Georgia and Moldova stressed that the corruption became less serious problem, although this indicator reduced from a very high level mentioned three years ago. At that time, the entrepreneurs of Azerbaijan and Kyrgyz Republic mentioned the raise of that problem.
Irrespective of the tendency, the companies in many countries of the transition period continue speaking about high frequency of implementation of unofficial payments. For instance, half of the companies in Kyrgyz Republic and Albania and more than a quarter of companies in Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Ukraine and Azerbaijan said that the bribe is paid often.