On 14th August, a post on the FCPA Blog reported that Beijing Jingold Construction Co., Ltd (BJC) is ineligible to participate in World Bank-financed projects during a 15-month debarment imposed for a “fraudulent practice” involving a project in Samoa.  The World Bank said that BJC had a history of contract non-performance at the time of bidding, but knowingly misrepresented this fact when it bid on a contract to provide airport infrastructure.  The $38 million World Bank funded project involved was designed to improve operational safety and oversight of international air transport and associated infrastructure in Samoa, and BJC did not win the contract.

A full list of those debarred by the World Bank is at –

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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