Asia Pacific Corruption index: Despite anti-graft campaign, China's ranking suffers

Transparency International ranked China 100th out of 175 countries on its annual Corruption Perception Index, sliding it down from 80th place last year. The new rankings reflect poorly on President Xi Jinping's widespread efforts to clamp down on corruption. 

By , Staff writer

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A new verdict is in for the high-profile anti-graft campaign launched last year by Chinese President Xi Jinping – and international experts appear unimpressed.