Jim Zarroli Says That For The Past 20 Years

the U.S. has stood alone in the world by prohibiting American companies from bribing foreign government officials. While a nice image booster, the law cost the U-S economy an estimated $45 billion a year in lost contracts. The anti-bribery idea finally may be catching on around the world, after several scandals in places like Japan, South Korea, Italy and Brazil.

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