Albania’s progress in the fight against corruption

Albania’s progress in the fight against corruption

Transparency International publishes Corruption Perceptions Index 2015

Tirana, 27 January 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

International organization Transparency International published on Wednesday the Corruption Perceptions Index for 2015, which ranks 168 countries of the world.

Based on this report, Albania has seen great progress and being positioned on the 88th position with 36 points, as opposed to the 110th position on 2014.

In spite of the progress, Albania ranks behind the countries of the region.

Kosovo, which last year was also positioned 110th, this time ranked 103rd with 33 points, the same as Ethiopia and Moldova.

According to the report, Montenegro ranks 61st, FYR Macedonia ranks 66th, Serbia ranks 71st and Bosnia and Herzegovina ranks 76th.

Denmark ranks better than last year with 91 points, while North Korea and Somalia rank last with eight points. /ibna/