Country Profiles

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Algeria Corruption Report

Corruption is a serious obstacle to business in Algeria. Firms may encounter facilitation payments, nepotism and ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Bahrain Corruption Report

Companies contend with moderate corruption risks when investing in Bahrain. This is mainly due to entrenched patronage ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Egypt Corruption Report

Companies in Egypt are likely to encounter corruption, with facilitation payments and bribery being common. ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Iran Corruption Report

The Iran corruption risk profile includes sector-specific risk levels and information on anti-corruption legislation ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Iraq Corruption Report

Corruption presents companies operating or planning to invest in Iraq with high risks. Offering bribes and gifts to do ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Israel Corruption Report

The Israel profile details anti-corruption compliance risks, including legislation, enforcement, and corruption in key ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Jordan Corruption Report

Corruption in Jordan presents businesses with high risks, and the use of middlemen ('wasta') is common to carry out ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Kuwait Corruption Report

Bribery, facilitation payments and gifts are common in Kuwait. The elite controls most business sectors, and ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Lebanon Corruption Report

The Lebanon corruption risk profile includes sector-specific risk levels and information on anti-corruption legislation ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Libya Corruption Report

All sectors of Libya's economy suffer from widespread corruption, so the country poses significant anti-corruption ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Morocco Corruption Report

Corruption negatively impacts companies in Morocco, with patronage, nepotism and 'wasta' (the use of middlemen) being ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Oman Corruption Report

Corruption risks are low in Oman. Petty corruption is not widespread and bribes are rarely exchanged, yet there are ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Qatar Corruption Report

Corruption in Qatar does not impede business, yet practices such as 'wasta' (the use of middlemen) and gift giving are ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Saudi Arabia Corruption Report

Companies face a high risk of corruption (through, e.g., nepotism and abuse of office) in Saudi Arabia. Anti-corruption ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Tunisia Corruption Report

Corruption in Tunisia presents business with moderate anti-corruption compliance risks. Anti-corruption laws are poorly ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

United Arab Emirates Corruption Report

The United Arab Emirates offers a business-friendly environment. Corruption laws are enforced, but information on ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Yemen Corruption Report

Bribery, gifts, and other forms of corruption are rife in Yemen. Anti-corruption laws exist but do not cover all forms ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Algeria Corruption Report

Corruption is a serious obstacle to business in Algeria. Firms may encounter facilitation payments, nepotism and ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Bahrain Corruption Report

Companies contend with moderate corruption risks when investing in Bahrain. This is mainly due to entrenched patronage ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Egypt Corruption Report

Companies in Egypt are likely to encounter corruption, with facilitation payments and bribery being common. ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Iran Corruption Report

The Iran corruption risk profile includes sector-specific risk levels and information on anti-corruption legislation ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Iraq Corruption Report

Corruption presents companies operating or planning to invest in Iraq with high risks. Offering bribes and gifts to do ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Israel Corruption Report

The Israel profile details anti-corruption compliance risks, including legislation, enforcement, and corruption in key ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Jordan Corruption Report

Corruption in Jordan presents businesses with high risks, and the use of middlemen ('wasta') is common to carry out ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Kuwait Corruption Report

Bribery, facilitation payments and gifts are common in Kuwait. The elite controls most business sectors, and ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Lebanon Corruption Report

The Lebanon corruption risk profile includes sector-specific risk levels and information on anti-corruption legislation ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Libya Corruption Report

All sectors of Libya's economy suffer from widespread corruption, so the country poses significant anti-corruption ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Morocco Corruption Report

Corruption negatively impacts companies in Morocco, with patronage, nepotism and 'wasta' (the use of middlemen) being ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Oman Corruption Report

Corruption risks are low in Oman. Petty corruption is not widespread and bribes are rarely exchanged, yet there are ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Qatar Corruption Report

Corruption in Qatar does not impede business, yet practices such as 'wasta' (the use of middlemen) and gift giving are ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Saudi Arabia Corruption Report

Companies face a high risk of corruption (through, e.g., nepotism and abuse of office) in Saudi Arabia. Anti-corruption ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Tunisia Corruption Report

Corruption in Tunisia presents business with moderate anti-corruption compliance risks. Anti-corruption laws are poorly ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

United Arab Emirates Corruption Report

The United Arab Emirates offers a business-friendly environment. Corruption laws are enforced, but information on ...

Region: Middle East & North Africa

Yemen Corruption Report

Bribery, gifts, and other forms of corruption are rife in Yemen. Anti-corruption laws exist but do not cover all forms ...