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About

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 

 

THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (EDS17)

  • Junhong Chang
    Junhong Chang

    Executive Director: EDS17

  • Tianwei Zhang
    Tianwei Zhang

    Alternate Executive Director: EDS17

The World Bank
Publication Feb 06, 2020

World Bank Group’s commitment for a diverse workforce in which Chinese nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Chinese nationals are encouraged to apply to vacancies regularly advertised.

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Lending

LENDING
China: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)

In Depth

  • The World Bank
    Apr 22, 2021

    Member Countries

    The organizations that make up the World Bank Group are owned by the governments of member nations, which have the ultimate decision-making power within the organizations on all matters, including policy issues.

  • The World Bank
    Apr 22, 2021

    Boards of Directors

    The Boards of Directors consist of the World Bank Group President and 25 Executive Directors acting as a unit to consider and decide on loans, credits and grants; private sector support, political risk guarantees, ...

  • The World Bank
    Oct 02, 2015

    Annual Report

    The World Bank Annual Report chronicles the Bank's work in supporting its partner countries around the world and includes comprehensive lending data and full financial statements.

  • COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE
    Apr 15, 2020

    World Bank Group and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    World Bank Group Launches Emergency Coronavirus Support for Developing Countries

Contact

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