The World Bank is probing allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, sources say. Photo: AFPThe World Bank is probing allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, sources say. Photo: AFP
The World Bank is probing allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, sources say. Photo: AFP

World Bank probing whether ‘Doing Business’ report was manipulated to benefit China, other nations

  • The World Bank is investigating allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, Saudi Arabia and two other countries
  • The probe follows a review that found a member of the development economics department had made changes to data used for ‘Doing Business 2020’, sources say

Topic |   China economy
The World Bank is probing allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, sources say. Photo: AFPThe World Bank is probing allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, sources say. Photo: AFP
The World Bank is probing allegations its global ease of doing business rankings may have been manipulated to benefit China, sources say. Photo: AFP
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