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

Topic |   World Bank Group
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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