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APEC beefs up efforts vs terrorism, corruption

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has beef up efforts to curb terrorism and corruption, which are among the impediments in the attainment of inclusive growth in the region. In a statement, APEC said member-economies, through the Counter-Terrorism Working Group, have started improving the regulation of new payment systems to ensure transparent and legal use and clamp down on the financing of terrorist activities.