New Zealand tops 2019 Trace Bribery Matrix list as the country became the lowest business bribery risk among the nations across the world.
According to Trace International’s 2019 Trace Bribery Matrix, the New Zealand tops the list as the country became the lowest business bribery risk among the nations across the world.
New Zealand presented the lowest bribery risk with risk score 4 points. Norway (Risk score 7), Denmark (Risk score 7), Sweden (Risk score 8) and Finland (Risk score 9) came in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th spots respectively.
According to 2019 Trace Matrix’s data, Somalia, South Sudan, North Korea, Yemen and Venezuela presented the highest risk of bribe demands.
Here’s the list of top 20 countries with lowest bribery risk scores.
Trace Bribery Matrix releases annual ranking for 200 countries. The Matrix evaluates countries under four key parameters which are business interaction with the government, anti-bribery deterrence, transparency and civil society oversight.
TRACE is an American based organisation which provides ranking to various countries in terms of the risk of bribery companies face in doing business in those nations.