Two-thirds of analysts concerned about prolonged recession, WEF says

By |maj 19th, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, COVID-19, green economy, News, Saadia Zahidid, WEF, WEF 2020, WEF report, World Economic Forum|

Some 66,3% of senior risk professionals pointed to a “prolonged global recession” as one of the most worrisome risks for their company, according to a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), published on Tuesday (19 May).

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More than 200 companies join forces against coronavirus 

By |marec 11th, 2020|coronavirus, News, WEF, World Economic Forum|

The World Economic Forum announced on Wednesday (11 March) a new alliance of multinationals to fight against the coronavirus COVID-19 and to mitigate its impact on the deteriorating economy.

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Davos wrap-up: Forum runs out of steam as climate becomes ‘king’

By |januar 27th, 2020|Climate Change, Davos 2020, Greta Thunberg, News, WEF|

Climate change dominated discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, but this year’s sunny edition was dry on the consensus required to drive the global economy towards a greener future. 

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Tweets of the Week: Night Trains, Davos, Macron in Jerusalem

By |januar 24th, 2020|Davos 2020, Emmanuel Macron, Martin Selmayr, News, train travel, WEF|

Brussels gets worked up over a brand new train, too many jets at Davos the Twitterati complain, and in Jerusalem Macron puts security under strain.

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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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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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