Illicit Economy

Illicit trade endangers the environment, the law and the SDGs. We need a global response

A representative of the Cambodian authorities prepares confiscated drugs for burning during a ceremony to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Samrang Pring - RC19D571ABF0

Economic leakages from illicit trade, such as drug trafficking, create an annual drain on the global economy of $2.2 trillion. Image: REUTERS/Samrang Pring

Pamela Coke-Hamilton
Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC)
Jeffrey Hardy
Director-General, Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade
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