The Netherlands is less corrupt

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27 September 2007, LONDON – The Netherlands is becoming less corrupt. This emerged from the corruption index 2007 presented on Wednesday by Transparency International, an international organisation that fights corruption worldwide. The Netherlands shares seventh place with a report mark of 9.0. There is as little corruption here as in Switzerland, according to the index. New Zealand, Finland and Denmark lead the field as the least corrupt countries with a score of 9.4, followed by Singapore, Sweden and Ic

27 September 2007

LONDON – The Netherlands is becoming less corrupt. This emerged from the corruption index 2007 presented on Wednesday by Transparency International, an international organisation that fights corruption worldwide.
 
The Netherlands shares seventh place with a report mark of 9.0. There is as little corruption here as in Switzerland, according to the index. New Zealand, Finland and Denmark lead the field as the least corrupt countries with a score of 9.4, followed by Singapore, Sweden and Iceland. 

Last year the Netherlands was in ninth place on the Corruption Perceptions Index, with a mark of 8.7. In the two years previous the Netherlands also hovered around ninth place with more or less the same mark.

Somalia, Myanmar and Iraq were the most corrupt countries according to the index. Afghanistan fared poorly as well, sharing 172nd place.

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