Exporting Corruption? Country enforcement of the OECD anti-bribery convention, progress report 2012

Filed under - Conventions

Report published 6 September 2012
This is the eighth annual progress report on OECD Convention enforcement by Transparency International. The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, adopted in 1997, requires each signatory country to make foreign bribery a crime. It is a key instrument for curbing the export of corruption globally because the 39 signatory countries are responsible for two-thirds of world exports and three-quarters of foreign investment. The OECD Working Group on Bribery conducts a follow-up monitoring programme which reviews the parties’ implementation of the Convention’s provisions. Nine to ten country reviews are issued each year. Our annual progress reports represent an independent assessment of the status of OECD Convention enforcement, based on reports from our national chapters in 37 OECD Convention countries (excluding Iceland and Russia). Countries are classified in four enforcement categories this year: Active, Moderate, Little and No enforcement.

Download the report | View online



Country / Territory - Argentina   |   Australia   |   Austria   |   Belgium   |   Brazil   |   Bulgaria   |   Canada   |   Chile   |   Czech Republic   |   Denmark   |   Estonia   |   Finland   |   France   |   Germany   |   Greece   |   Hungary   |   Ireland   |   Israel   |   Italy   |   Japan   |   Luxembourg   |   Mexico   |   Netherlands   |   New Zealand   |   Norway   |   Poland   |   Portugal   |   Slovakia   |   Slovenia   |   South Africa   |   South Korea   |   Spain   |   Sweden   |   Switzerland   |   Turkey   |   United Kingdom   |   United States   
Region - Global   |   Sub-Saharan Africa   |   Americas   |   Asia Pacific   |   Europe and Central Asia   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Conventions   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   |   Private sector   

Copyright queries

Submit a copyright query

True stories

Restoring hope

Fadzai’s aunt managed to save enough money to buy the child a school uniform. Little did she know at the time, that was the start of her troubles. Read the story

Drastic measures

Elderly Alma went to court to claim ownership of a small slice of land excluded from her title. On checking over the documentation, she noticed a ... Read the story