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New Release: 2019 TRACE Matrix and Bribery Risk Typology

The American anti-bribery business association TRACE announced the release of its 2019 Bribery Risk Matrix, which measures business bribery risk in 200 jurisdictions. With this edition, TRACE also launched the new Bribery Risk Typology and interactive map, which provides comparative context for interpreting Matrix scores based on factors such as state fragility, resource wealth, enforcement, and economic size and complexity.

According to this year’s TRACE Matrix data, Somalia, South Sudan, North Korea, Yemen and Venezuela presented the highest risk of bribe demands. New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland presented the lowest bribery risk.

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