China Improves by 17 Places in Transparency International’s 2015 Corruption Perception Index

On 27 January 2016, Transparency International launched its latest 2015 Corruption Perception Index (“CPI”). China’s ranking significantly improved from last year, moving up seventeen places from 100 to a rank of 83. This suggests that the Chinese government’s anti-corruption campaign may be taking effect and resulting in a more positive perception of the level of public sector corruption in China.