International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva has denied all wrongdoing. Photo: EPA-EFE
International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva has denied all wrongdoing. Photo: EPA-EFE

IMF briefed on probe into China’s ‘Doing Business’ report rankings at World Bank

  • The World Bank cancelled the ‘Doing Business’ report partly due to an investigation by law firm WilmerHale
  • It found that Kristalina Georgieva, then the chief executive of the World Bank, and other senior staff had pressured economists to improve China’s 2018 ranking

International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva has denied all wrongdoing. Photo: EPA-EFE
International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva has denied all wrongdoing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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