|Corruption by country|
The government in Moldova has in recent years taken several steps to fight corruption, including law enforcement and institutional setups. The prosecution of officials who are involved in corruption has also increased in recent years. However, businesses consider corruption a serious problem for doing business, and the business environment continues to be one of the most challenging in the region.
Transparency International's 2017 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country 122nd place out of 180 countries. According to Transparency International, 37% of Moldovans report paying a bribe in 2010. One of the most perceived corrupt institutions is the police.
On 19 April 2021, the Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2021-2024 was signed in Strasbourg, France. It is an action plan which, among other things, aims to combat corruption in the country.