Incidents of procurement fraud in China have risen by 13 per cent, despite the overall fraud rate in the country falling, a study has found. 38 per cent said they would invest in training and whistleblower phone lines. However, the report concluded that this is unlikely to settle the issue: “These measures are not sufficient given that China had the second-highest level of fraud perpetrated by senior management (who are unlikely to be reported by their juniors).”