The level of corruption in Ukraine is much lower than 5 years ago – Mathernova

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The level of corruption in Ukraine is much lower than 5 years ago. Reforms of the National Bank of Ukraine, introduction of the Prozorro procurement system, changes in the gas sector – have a positive effect.

This was stated by the representative of the European Commission at a meeting of the European Parliament’s committees on foreign affairs and budget control Katarina Mathernova, UA reports.

According to research, the economic effect of them is 6% of GDP or about EUR 6 billion annually. Mathernova also commented on the report of the European Court of Auditors.

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“We all agree that Ukraine still has problems with corrupt behavior and oligarchic structures, with unreformed courts, with a number of state-owned enterprises and other areas where corruption exists. But what we have a very different approach from the Court of Auditors is the assessment of trends. Ukraine is now a much less corrupt country than 5 years ago” – said a representative of the European Commission.

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