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FACTBOX - Top 10 exporters of illicit capital 2001-2010-GFI

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 18 Dec 2012 00:00 GMT
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WASHINGTON,  Dec 18 (TrustLaw) - Poor countries lost nearly $6 trillion in dirty money through crime, corruption and tax evasion between 2001 and 2010, Global Financial Integrity estimates in its latest report on illicit financial flows.

Following is a table of the Top 10 exporters of illicit capital in the 2001-2010 decade and in the latest year:

                                      2001-2010                    2010

1.  China.....................   $2.74 trillion              $420.36 bln  

2.  Mexico ................     $476 billion               $51.17 bln   

3.  Malaysia..... ..........   $285 billion               $64.38 bln  

4.  Saudi Arabia..........    $210 billion               $38.30 bln 

5.  Russia ..................    $152 billion              $43.64 biln    

6.  Philippines............     $138 bln                  $16.62 bln   

7.  Nigeria..................     $129 bln                  $19.66 bln   

8.  India ......................   $123 bln                  $1.61 bln

9.  Indonesia................   $109 bln                  $5.21 bln

10. United Arab Emirates $107 bln                  $7.6 bln               

(Compiled by Stella Dawson)

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