The president of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko asks Security service to understand the situation which has developed in customs and tax services.
About this Yushchenko told during meeting on questions of counteraction of corruption, smuggling and illegal migration on Wednesday, December 9, in Kiev.
"I address to the management of SBU to understand rather anti-corruption work tax and customs services", - the president told.
He emphasized that recently there was a situation when "the bribery and corruption makes a way of life of tax specialists".
According to its data, in the first quarter 2009 level of shadow economy in Ukraine increased by 7% in comparison with the similar period of 2008, and shadow production in the country makes 36%.
The president reminded that the government beforehand collected 12 billion hryvnias of taxes that doesn't allow the Ukrainian legislation.
The head of state exclaimed surprise by why bodies which have to guard the law, don't trace this situation.
"To whom do we charge fight against corruption? To the one who creates it", - the president noted. "Conscience isn't present expensive, it not work in Ukraine. In Ukraine so it is impossible to work", - the president emphasized.