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The Executive Director for China represents China at the Boards of Directors of the World Bank Group. The Board is responsible for overseeing the World Bank Group's business, including approval of loans and guarantees, new policies, the administrative budget, country partnership framework and borrowing and financial decisions. China is the third largest shareholder (see Voting Powers). 

The Executive Director also serves as a member of Audit Committee (pdf) and the Committee on Governance and Executive Directors’ Administration Matters (COGAM) (pdf). In addition, the Executive Director and the Chinese office staff are involved in other Board Committees, including the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) (pdf),  Budget Committee (pdf), Human Resources Committee (pdf), as well as informal sub-committees. They work with the other member countries totalling 189 to harmonize their positions so as to present a consensus on development efforts. 

The Executive Director is supported by the Alternate Executive Director, the advisors and assistants in the office to take the duty. Read more about the responsibilities of the staff

See also World Bank Country Website for China 



  • Executive Director for China
    Junhong Chang

    Executive Director: EDS17

  • Weifeng Yang, Alternate Executive Director EDS17, China
    Weifeng Yang

    Alternate Executive Director: EDS17


Elephants in their ecosystem
Event Mar 07, 2022

On March 7, 2022 - Virtual workshop hosted by Junghong Chang, Executive Director for China and Richard Montgomery, Executive Director for the United Kingdom.

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China IBRD Lending (cumulative amount as of EOP)

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The World Bank Group
Office of the Executive Director for China - EDS17 1818 H Street, N.W.Mail Stop MC13-1300 Washington, DC 20433 U.S.A
Fax: 1 202-522-1579