• SHARE

Fiscal 2002 saw roughly 5,500 cases in which the winning bidders for public works and other government contracts clinched the deal at a price that was exactly the same as the upper limit set by the government, according to an official document released Tuesday.

The upper limit for each contract is set by a government institution that awards the contract. The figure is determined before the bidding process and is kept confidential.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW