Public procurement is one of the spheres of the economy, most vulnerable to state capture and corruption pressure. It is also directly related to governance practices, policy design and implementation. Public institutions and other budget-funded organisations are major contracting entities, which allocate public finances through tenders, and thus are among the most vulnerable to bad governance.
The current infographic presents some key data on public procurement in the three analyzed high-risk sectors of Wholesale of fuels, Wholesale of pharmaceuticals and Construction. The data are part of the SceMaps Analytics platform, which offer red flags, based on an integration of procurement data, company ownership and financials data and media monitoring data.