96 / 180i
37 / 100i
While no country in the Asia Pacific region scores a perfect 100, not even New Zealand or Singapore, which both experienced their share of scandals in the last year, our analysis reveals little progress across the region.
From resource-rich West Africans nations, to the mining giants of the Pacific and North America, every time a government signs a deal to allow mining of its natural resources there are corruption risks – no matter where that country is.
Anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) are key to the fight against corruption, but to do this they need to be independent, publicly accountable and well-funded and staffed. In our new report we publish our findings of research into the strengths and weaknesses of ACAs in six Asian countries.