Public and Private Sector Cooperation to Combat Corruption in the Asia-Pacific

News Release | 26 November 2008

SINGAPORE - Corruption in business transactions decreases competition, deters investment, and increases the cost of goods and services in the Asia-Pacific region.

Attendees at the 6th Regional Anti-Corruption Conference for Asia-Pacific - which kicked off this morning in Singapore - will discuss strategies and mechanisms for addressing the "supply side" of corruption from the perspectives of the public sector, private sector and civil society.