India has the third-highest trade-related illicit financial flow globally
Published: March 4, 2020
US-based think tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI) recently released a report titled “Trade-related Illicit Financial Flows in 135 Developing Countries: 2008-2017”.
As per the report, five countries with the largest gaps were China ($457.7 billion), followed by Mexico, India, Russia and Poland. India has the third-highest trade-related illicit financial flow escaping the government’s tax net, with $83.5 billion (Rs 6.14 trillion), equivalent to 3.05 per cent of GDP).