Overview

 According to the 2020 Corruption Perception Index, Lebanon scored 25/100 and ranked 140/180. Lebanon has been struggling with endemic and cross sectoral corruption. Lebanon’s dire economic crisis is a further enabler of corruption. Fuelled by 15 years of political challenges, corruption in the public sector, a high public debt, a huge deficits in different sectors, a monetary crisis, the smuggling of subsidized goods  and tax evasion all undermine good economic governance.