Corruption in Montenegro

Corruption in Montenegro is examined on this page.


In recent years, Montenegro has increased its efforts to implement preventive and corrective measures. For example, anti-bribery provisions in the Criminal Code, the laws of money laundering, conflict of interest , access to information, and political funding have all been strengthened, while awareness-raising activities and training of public officials in integrity standards have been intensified. [1]

However, corruption remains a serious problem in the country. The European Commission finds in its Progress report 2013 that it is the responsibility of the European Commission to investigate the issue of corruption, particularly those involving high-level officials. [2]



In the World Economic Forum 2013-2014 Global Competitiveness Report , surveyed business executives rank access to financing, corruption and inefficient bureaucracy as the most problematic factors for doing business in Montenegro. [3] Active and passive bribery is prohibited by the Montenegrin Criminal Code, and it is recommended that they comply with the requirements of the Law on the Prevention of Conflict of Interest. value (not exceeding the amount of EUR 50). [4]

Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country 64th place out of 176 countries. [5]

See also

  • Crime in Montenegro


  1. Jump up^ „Montenegro Corruption Profile“ . Business Anti-Corruption Portal . Retrieved 16 December 2013 .
  2. Jump up^ „Montenegro 2013 Progress Report“ (PDF) . The European Commission . Retrieved 16 December 2013 .
  3. Jump up^ „Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014“ . The World Economic Forum . Retrieved 16 December 2013 .
  4. Jump up^ „Montenegro Corruption Profile“ . Business Anti-Corruption Portal . Retrieved 16 December 2013 .
  5. Jump up^ „Corruption Perception Index 2016“ .