Davos wrap-up: Watch out for a self-inflicted recession

By |januar 28th, 2019|Brexit, China, Davos 2019, News, trade war, WEF|

Decision-makers and business leaders attending Davos forum last week warned of the risk of triggering self-inflicted recession if the growing pessimistic due to the economic slowdown or political instability persist.

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Carbon pricing and digital tax find traction in Davos 

By |januar 28th, 2019|Carbon pricing, carbon tax, Davos 2019, digital tax, fourth industrial revolution, inequality, Kristalina Georgieva, News, WEF|

Business leaders and decision makers agreed during last week's World Economic Forum in Davos that new taxes, including carbon pricing or a digital levy, would not only achieve a fairer economic model but would also help to fight climate change and deal...

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Economic success has unthinkable price tags, 16-year-old climate activist tells Davos

By |januar 25th, 2019|Climate Change, Climate march, Davos 2019, Greta Thunberg, News, World Economic Forum|

As the World Economic Forum prepared to wind down on Friday (25 January), a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist took the stage to warn world leaders that their successes come at "unthinkable price tags" for the rest of the global community. 

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Soros urges Trump to maintain pressure on China’s Xi

By |januar 25th, 2019|China, Davos 2019, Donald Trump, Huawei, News, WEF, Xi Jinping|

Investor and philanthropist George Soros said late on Thursday (24 January) that US President Donald Trump should focus on tackling China, whose President Xi Jinping is “the most dangerous enemy”, and recommended a “crack down” on its tech giants  ZTE and Huawei.

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Soros urges Trump to maintain pressure on China’s Xi

By |januar 25th, 2019|China, Davos 2019, Donald Trump, Huawei, News, WEF, Xi Jinping|

Investor and philanthropist George Soros said late on Thursday (24 January) that US President Donald Trump should focus on tackling China, whose President Xi Jinping is “the most dangerous enemy”, and recommended a “crack down” on its tech giants  ZTE and Huawei.

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EU reluctant to recognise self-proclaimed Venezuela president, calls for elections

By |januar 24th, 2019|Davos 2019, Juan Guaido, News, Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela, WEF|

Amid growing pressure by Latin American presidents to recognise the self-proclaimed president of Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, the EU is reluctant to follow the steps of the US and instead called on Thursday (24 January) for "free and fair elections”.

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OECD’s Gurria: ‘If you need time for a better Brexit deal, give it enough time’

By |januar 23rd, 2019|Angel Gurria, Brexit, Davos 2019, digital tax, News, OECD, populism, WEF|

The secretary general of the OECD, Ángel Gurría, believes that extending Brexit talks until July could be feasible in order to ensure an agreement is sealed. Speaking to EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview in Davos, the Mexican diplomat and economist expressed his concerns about the paralysis spreading in many countries in Europe.

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Brazil, as well as the US, pushes for less regulation and lower taxation in Davos

By |januar 22nd, 2019|Brazil, Davos 2019, global economy, Jair Bolsonaro, Michael Pompeo, News, US administration, World Economic Forum|

Less regulation and lower taxation rank at the top of their respective political agendas, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo successively told participants at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos (Switzerland) on  Tuesday (22 January).

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Business leaders dispel doubts about China despite slowdown

By |januar 22nd, 2019|China, Davos 2019, News, WEF, Xi Jinping|

China’s lowest growth in three decades was very present in the opening of the Davos forum on Tuesday (22 January), but experts and business leaders were confident about the future of its economy despite its high indebtedness.

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PwC chief: ‘I do think that tensions between US and China will continue’

By |januar 22nd, 2019|Bob Moritz, Davos 2019, News, PwC, trade war, US-China relations, WEF|

Pessimism is growing among CEOs, noted the latest global survey published on Monday by PwC, a consultancy firm. In an interview with EURACTIV.com, the global chairman of PwC, Bob Moritz, recommended companies and governments to focus on execution in or...

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