Other Names: Illegal taxes
Incidence: In 1993 in China, it was reported that illegal extra taxes were being levied by local officials to pay for public services (roads, schools and irrigation) which are no longer financed collectively. But much of the cash goes into the pockets of corrupt elites.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 27.01.2000 – 00:00 CET