In the Spotlight
Developing Countries’ Progress in Strengthening their Tax Systems and Recent Developments on Addressing the Tax Challenges of Digitalization - John Versantvoort
Opening remarks by John Versantvoort, Head, Office of Anticorruption and Integrity, ADB, at the Regional Consultation on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), 10 June 2021
The proactive integrity review report of the Armenia-Georgia Border Regional Road (M6 Vanadzor-Bagratashen) Improvement Project presents ADB’s recommendations to enhance due diligence and adhere to bid requirements during bid evaluation, and to strengthen procurement records management.
Collecting taxes more efficiently allows countries to improve their balance sheets after the pandemic while promoting business investment and sustainable economic growth.
The Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) leads the Asian Development Bank's integrity initiatives with investigations, proactive integrity reviews, integrity due diligence, knowledge sharing, and partnerships.