The economic effect is one of the main indicators by which the effectiveness of the work of the National Bureau can be evaluated. While prior to the full-scale aggression of the russian federation it could be measured mostly in terms of funds reimbursed or confiscated to state revenue, after February 24 another equally important aspect emerged - aid to the Ukrainian army.
In the first six months of 2021, the economic effect of the National Bureau and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office activities reached record UAH 1.85 billion. These are funds and assets returned to state-owned enterprises voluntarily and as a result of lawsuits, confiscated by court, as well as those whose embezzlement was prevented.
In 2020, the amount of damages reimbursed within the NABU and SAPO criminal proceedings exceeded UAH 1.14 billion. The total economic effect brought by the activities of anti-corruption agencies exceeded UAH 1.9 billion by the end of the year. In addition to direct refunding, it covers preventing the commission of corruption crimes, collecting bail from suspects who violated their duties, and other transfers to the budget.