He made this revelation after a meeting with the Regional Advisor of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Francesco Checci.
"So, Indonesia's investment barriers are corruption, bureaucratic inefficiency, lack of access to finance, inadequate infrastructure, policy instability, government instability, tax ratio and so on," Syarif said.
Therefore, it is surprising to say that eradicating corruption is considered as an issue that is hampering investment, he said.
"The World Economic Forum clearly says that investment barriers in Indonesia, which rank number one, is the rise of corruption in the country," Syarif remarked.
Syarif also explained the impact of the dangers of corruption that could occur for countries.
"Destroying democracy, breaking down the law, reducing the quality of life of sustainable development and even violating human rights, the next is causing other crimes to develop and finally hurting the poor," Syarif said. (INE)
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