European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addresses the media on the cost of corruption in the EU in Brussels. Photo: AP European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addresses the media on the cost of corruption in the EU in Brussels. Photo: AP
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addresses the media on the cost of corruption in the EU in Brussels. Photo: AP

Favouritism and a strong state provide fertile ground for corruption

Mariangela Pira says this is as true of China as it is in Europe, where the problem is reportedly rife

European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addresses the media on the cost of corruption in the EU in Brussels. Photo: AP European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addresses the media on the cost of corruption in the EU in Brussels. Photo: AP
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addresses the media on the cost of corruption in the EU in Brussels. Photo: AP
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