Fighting illicit financial flows from Ethiopia

U4 Expert Answer 2015:4
Author(s):
Maira Martini

Recent studies show that Ethiopia is among the top ten African countries by cumulative illicit financial flows related to trade mispricing. This amount may be much higher if funds from corruption and other criminal activities are considered. In any case, corruption plays a key role in facilitating the flow of illicit funds, and measures to fight corruption are instrumental for preventing and combating the movement of illicit funds. 


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