Corruption Complaints in Thailand in 2012

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The Bureau of Policy and Strategy of the National Anti-Corruption Commission in Thailand reported that it received 7,955 complaints of corruption in 2012.  The bureau estimates that the number of complaints will rise by 3,000 in 2013.

A survey bu the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce found that corruption accounted for 30 to 35 percent of government spending. Up to $11 Billion (300 Billion Baht) is lost to corruption in Thailand, according to the report.

(Bribes paid by country.)

Source:  “Corruption index slightly improved,” Bangkok Post, January 31, 2013.

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