Malaysia anti-graft ranking further improves

Published on 23 Jan 2020 5:32:50 PM

Malaysia has gone up 10 places to 51 out of 180 countries in Transparency International's (TI) Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2019 compared with 2018.

Malaysia also improved in terms of score, going up six points to 53 in the corruption index. In 2018, Malaysia ranked 61 out of 180 countries, scoring 47 out of 100.

TI-Malaysia president Dr Muhammad Mohan said Malaysia's CPI rankings had improved from 2012 to 2014, but the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue had caused a downward trend.