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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 



  • Junhong Chang
    Junhong Chang

    Executive Director: EDS17

  • Tianwei Zhang
    Tianwei Zhang

    Alternate Executive Director: EDS17

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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