The International Monetary Fund says it found no evidence of misconduct by its managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, regarding her handling of the “Doing Business 2018” report while she was chief of the World Bank. Photo: AFP
The International Monetary Fund says it found no evidence of misconduct by its managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, regarding her handling of the “Doing Business 2018” report while she was chief of the World Bank. Photo: AFP

China data-rigging allegation: IMF backs former World Bank chief after review

  • Kristalina Georgieva and other World Bank officials came under investigation amid claims they pressured subordinates to alter data affecting China’s business ranking
  • Law firm hired by World Bank said there was intense outreach from Chinese officials concerning their ranking in the 2018 report

Topic |   International Monetary Fund (IMF)
The International Monetary Fund says it found no evidence of misconduct by its managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, regarding her handling of the “Doing Business 2018” report while she was chief of the World Bank. Photo: AFP
The International Monetary Fund says it found no evidence of misconduct by its managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, regarding her handling of the “Doing Business 2018” report while she was chief of the World Bank. Photo: AFP
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