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Davos 2013

Still many risks for the global economy

Still many risks for the global economy

On the third day of the World Economic Forum we look at the different economic outlooks for different parts of the world. While Europe and the US struggle, emerging economies are expected to grow. Euronews speaks to Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organisation about how it manages risk. Elsewhere… Read more…


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Davos 2013 World economic forum facts

  • The Davos World Economic Forum gathers an elite of the rich and powerful. Political, business, intellectual and other leaders of society come together here.
  • Finding ways to tackle the Eurozone crisis will of course be a top priority this year.
  • The alpine location means local authorities can implement the high level of security required for such an event.
  • More than 2,600 people are expected to attend this annual meeting.
  • Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela, Bono, Bill Gates, Angela Merkel, Kofi Annan, George Soros are all Davos regulars. Vladimir Putin and Yasser Arafat have also attended.

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