Ukraine has been included in the list of the countries with high levels of organized crime, according to a rating compiled by World Economic Forum (WEF) experts.
Ukraine currently ranks 113th in the list of 137 countries with a score of 3.9 on a scale of 1 to 7 (best), according to the rating posted on the WEF’s website. A score of 1 means that organized crime (mafia-oriented racketeering, extortion) imposes costs on businesses to a great extent (huge costs) and 7 means it imposes no costs.
Ukraine is in a group of countries with high levels of organized crime together with the states of Latin America and Africa. El Salvador, Honduras and Venezuela have the worst ratings. According to the WEF, Finland, Norway and Oman have the best scores. The rating is based on data of 2015-2016.