Bribery in international business

Korea - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

Korea's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

20/12/2018 - This report details Korea's achievements and challenges in respect to implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, as well as progress made since the Phase 3 evaluation in 2011. 

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Korea's accession

4 January 1999
Deposit of instrument of ratification

5 March 1999
Entry into force of the Convention

15 February 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2018 Phase 4 report 

2014 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2011 Phase 3 report

2007 Follow-up to Phase 2 report

2004 Phase 2 report

1999 Phase 1 report


News releases

2018 Korea must enhance detection and reinforce sanctions to boost foreign bribery enforcement, says OECD

2011 Korea making notable progress on fighting foreign bribery; further improvements needed  


The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

Full text and related documents

All country reports


Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation




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