Corruption Legislation and Socio‐Economic Change in the People's Republic of China

Journal of Financial Crime

ISSN: 1359-0790

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

China has a bad reputation — justified or not — for corruption: in a recent Transparency International survey, it was listed by US and European businesspeople as one of the three most corrupt countries in Asia, though its ranking fell slightly in 1996. A national survey revealed that ordinary Chinese regard corruption as the most serious problem after inflation, though 52 per cent expressed doubt that the Government could do anything about it. In 1995, in Beijing alone, 1,085 cases of corruption were uncovered. In 1996, in the Working Report of the Supreme Peoples's Procuratorate, the Chief Procurator Zhang Siqing observed:

Citation

Levi, M. and Ruan, F. (1996), "Corruption Legislation and Socio‐Economic Change in the People's Republic of China", Journal of Financial Crime, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 116-128. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb025766

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MCB UP Ltd

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