Ukraine entered the top twenty countries in the world in which organized crime hinders the development of business. This is stated in the study of the competitiveness index of the International Organization "World Economic Forum", which is published on the website of the organization.
In particular, in the ranking of the influence of organized crime on the business development Ukraine took 123 place of 138 possible. This means that Ukraine continues to keep racketeering at a high level.
Mostly business suffers from organized crime mainly in African countries: El Salvador (138 place), Venezuela (137th), Honduras (136th), Mexico (135th place), Jamaica (134th), Guatemala (133rd), Colombia (132nd), Peru (131st), Pakistan (130th), Mauritania (129th), Chad (128th), Côte d'Ivoire (127th), Yemen (126th place), Kenya (125th place) and Burundi (124th place).
Most safe business are Finland, Norway, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Iceland. These countries are among the five countries in which the activities of organized crime are kept at a low level.
It should also be noted that significant losses Ukrainian business also carries out because of the threat of terrorism. In the corresponding ranking Ukraine ranked 128 place out of 138 possible, thus entering the top twenty countries with the highest terrorist threat.
Least of all the threat of terrorism has affected the business of Lesotho, Uruguay, Finland, Iceland, and Zimbabwe. These countries are among the five countries in which the threat of terrorismis at the lowest level.