IMF backs leader after reviewing reports of data rigging at World Bank to favour China.

FIEL - In this Sept. 6, 2021, file photo, Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the Floating Office where a high-level dialogue on climate adaptation takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The International Monetary Fund said Monday, Oct. 4, that its board of directors has been briefed by attorneys from the law firm whose investigation found that Georgieva and other officials pressured World Bank employees to alter data affecting the business rankings of China and other nations. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File).
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FIEL - In this Sept. 6, 2021, file photo, Kristalina Georgieva, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, delivers a speech during the opening ceremony for the Floating Office where a high-level dialogue on climate adaptation takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The International Monetary Fund said Monday, Oct. 4, that its board of directors has been briefed by attorneys from the law firm whose investigation found that Georgieva and other officials pressured World Bank employees to alter data affecting the business rankings of China and other nations. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File).

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