Macedonia improves nine places in TI's corruption perceptions ranking.

By bne IntelliNews October 26, 2010
Macedonia has been ranked 62nd in a global ranking based on the Corruption Perceptions Index, compiled by Transparency International. Last year, the country occupied the 71st place. In the latest survey, published on the institutions's website, Macedonia lags behind Slovenia (27th) and ranks equally with, but is ahead of Montenegro (69th), Bulgaria (73rd), Serbia (78th), Albania (87th), Bosnia and Herzegovina (91st) and Kosovo (110th). The value of the latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for Macedonia is 4.1, on a scale from 10 (highly clean) to 0 (highly corrupt). In 2009, the country?s CPI was estimated at 3.8. Slagjana Taseva, president of Transparency Zero Corruption, was quoted by Macedonian Information Agency (MIA) as saying that although the country has continually registered a CPI improvement, it is still in the group of states with CPIs below five index points and there is still much to be done to achieve better perception.

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