Taiwan 30th in Corruption Perceptions Index rankings for 2015

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/01/27
By: Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, Jan. 27 (CNA) Taiwan ranked 30th in the 2015 Corruption 201601270018t0001Perceptions Index compiled by Transparency International (TI), advancing five notches from 35th in the index’s 2014 edition.

Taiwan shared the position with Poland with a score of 62 points — one point higher than last year.

This year’s index covers perceptions of public sector corruption in 168 countries, with Denmark taking the top spot for the second year running and North Korea and Somalia the worst performers.

North Korea and Somalia each scored just eight points on a scale from zero (perceived to be highly corrupt) to 100 points (perceived to be very clean).     [FULL  STORY]

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