Former World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva, who now heads the International Monetary Fund, has strongly denied the findings. Photo: AP
Former World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva, who now heads the International Monetary Fund, has strongly denied the findings. Photo: AP

World Bank review finds ‘pattern of government interference’ in scrapped ‘Doing Business’ rankings

  • The World Bank last week cancelled the ‘Doing Business’ series on country business climates, citing internal audits and a separate independent probe by a law firm
  • The latest report by senior academics and economists was published on the bank’s website on Monday, about three weeks after it was submitted

Former World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva, who now heads the International Monetary Fund, has strongly denied the findings. Photo: AP
Former World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva, who now heads the International Monetary Fund, has strongly denied the findings. Photo: AP
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