3 cases of statistics violation are identified
The National Bureau of Statistics has exposed three cases of violation and falsification in counting fixed-asset investments, as part of efforts to ensure data is authentic and accurate. In one case involving fixed-asset investment data in Xianxian, Hebei province, 32 of the 33 statistical categories were fabricated. Local statistics workers were said to have refused and hindered inspectors sent by the central government, according to a source at the bureau. The NBS has handed the three cases to the provincial governments for further investigations.