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Statement September 20, 2021

Report on External Panel Review of Doing Business Methodology

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2021—As announced in December 2020, the World Bank Group commissioned an External Review of the methodology of the Doing Business report.

The cover letter from the panel transmitting the External Review can be found here.

The findings of the External Review panel can be found here.

The World Bank Group is grateful to the panelists for their work and to those who participated in the consultative process.

Related: Statement on Discontinuation of Doing Business report.


Anugraha Palan
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