Czech Republic belongs to the group of the most corrupt countries in Europe and the most developed countries, alongside with Slovakia, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria & Greece. In 2013, Czechs were considered 57th most transparent country in the world, according to Transparency International's ranking. That is down from 25th place in 1996 (Denmark, Sweden and Finland are considered to be the best).
According to the Ministry of Internal Development, total procurement amounted to CZK 475 bil, or 12.3% of GDP. Construction companies such as Metrostav, Eurovia, or OHL belonged to the largest suppliers of the public institutions in 2013, according to the Ministry.
To see the Transparency International's ranking, go to www.helgilibrary.com/charts/index/corruption-in-the-czech-republic-_2