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China Says False Data Wordt Form of Corruption In Chima

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 10, 2012

The china bureau of statistics has said that shoddy data is Chinas worst cform of corruption. This is a bold claim for a country where up to 16% of her GDP goes to corruption.

As many local governments in China are “checking” data given to them by private companies before submitting finalized figures to Beijing, the head of the national statistics office has said that manipulation of financial statistics is the “biggest source of corruption” in the country, reports Chinese-language newspaper Beijing News.

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