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Boosting global commerce in the 21st century means making it easier to trade goods and services and invest abroad. Simplification, automation, harmonization and transparency are just some of the ways to reduce frictions and help trade and investment flow. The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation is delivering ...
Ramaphosa is speaking at a pre-World Economic Forum breakfast in Sandton, as he prepares to lead team South Africa in Davos. He says that after a period of uncertainty in the country, the African National Congress (ANC)'s new leadership has provided certainty not only to the nation but also to investors.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said the forthcoming World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is an opportune platform to show the world that Zimbabwe has transformed and is open for business. He said he would, during the assembly, tell would-be investors that their ...
The World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 is kicking into action in Davos, Switzerland and CNBC has the lowdown on what you need to know about the event, its participants, the food, security and coverage.

Cyril M. Ramaphosa, the Deputy president of South Africa, speaks as Colin Dyer, President and Chief Executive Officer, JLL-USA, and Dana Hyde, CEO Millenium Challlenge corporation USA, look on during the World Economic Forum in Kigali in 2016. (File) ...
A slew of security, financial, and environmental threats will pose the greatest risk to businesses around the world in 2018, according to a wide-ranging report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) unveiled Wednesday ahead of the organization's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland next week. And two ...
Singapore is among 25 countries best-positioned to benefit from the rise of advanced manufacturing and smart factories, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. The report analysed 100 countries and economies to see how they might benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution - also ...
A Swiss group has started a petition to oppose President Donald Trump's visit to the annual gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos, ... Commenting on the news of the president's announced visit on its website, the World Economic Forum said Trump's presence "will allow participants to get a ...
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg's guide on what to read at Davos. World Economic Forum releases the definitive reading list ... and it largely excludes women authors. The global elite will descend on the Swiss mountain resort later this month. But have they packed their bedtime reading material yet?
The latest tweaks in India's foreign direct investment (FDI) policy has provided an additional talking point for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he addresses a galaxy of global CEOs and heads of States in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland this month end. The most significant of the handful of amendments ...
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will be honoured at the 24th Annual Crystal Awards as part of the World Economic Forum's 48th Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, later this month. Khan will receive the honour for his leadership in championing children's and women's rights in India. Actor-director ...
New Delhi/GENEVA: Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan will get the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos later this month, ... Khan will get the award for "his leadership in championing children's and women's rights in India," the World Economic Forum (WEF) said.
... Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE on Thursday agreed to meet with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. The two leaders plan to meet at the forum in Davos, Switzerland, this month if their schedules permit, ...
is planning on attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland later this month. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that the president looks forward to "promoting his policies to strengthen American businesses, American industries, and American workers."Trump ...

Donald Trump will be the first U.S. president to attend the Davos forum since Bill Clinton. President Donald Trump plans to attend the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the White House said Tuesday. "At this year's World Economic Forum, the president looks forward to promoting his ...
WASHINGTON -- President Trump is expected to attend the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, in the coming weeks, an administration official said on Tuesday. In a statement, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House Press Secretary, said the president was looking forward to attending the ...
While there is no official confirmation as yet from the World Economic Forum (WEF) or the government on Modi's presence, sources familiar with the programme planning said he is expected to address a special plenary at the WEF Annual Meeting 2018, which would be attended by over 3,000 top business ...
Hyderabad-based plastic recycling startup Banyan Nation has become the first Indian firm to be shortlisted for The Circular economy awards at the World Economic Forum to be held at Davos in January. According to a statement from the company, Banyan's path breaking work for Tata Motors in automotive ...
Four Indians from diverse fields have been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to speak at their annual meeting at Davos in Switzerland. ... Kanika Kumar is also part of the Mumbai Hub of the Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum with 7,000 members in 150 countries.
More broadly, the U.S. lags other developed countries in closing the gender wage gap. The World Economic Forum ranked the U.S. 49th in allowing for equal opportunity for women, behind significantly less wealthy countries like Botswana and Bangladesh. A proposed U.S. constitutional amendment to end ...
Paris (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told reporters on Wednesday that he would give a speech at the next World Economic Forum of world leaders and CEOs in Davos on Jan. 24. Macron has seen his popularity bounce back in recent weeks despite what opinion polls show is an image ...
The World Economic Forum has invited a city-based civic entrepreneur to speak at its annual meeting to be held from January 23-26 at Davos in ... a global initiative of the World Economic Forum with 7000 members in 150 countries who are working towards making a positive change in their communities.
Telangana's commerce Minister KT Rama Rao has received an invitation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Switzerland next month -- an invite generally restricted to Union Ministers or Chief Ministers. The announcement was made by an official statement that was issued on ...
Tua Shaw, 11, at right and Will Drebitko, 12, at center, work with Miranda Thomas to create clay doves. (Rick Russell Photo). BRIDGEWATER - Local ceramic artist Miranda Thomas has been invited to attend and demonstrate her craft at the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan.
London -- International migrants account for a relatively small percentage of the world's total population, about 3.3% in 2015 according to the World Economic Forum. Of the 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, 58% had made homes in developed nations, with just over a third originating ...
London -- There were 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, and over 60% of global migration consists of people moving to neighbouring countries or countries in the same region, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Asia-to-Asia was the largest regional migration corridor in ...
New Delhi, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in January next year, sources said Monday. Modi's appearance at the World Economic Forum will be the first by an Indian Prime Minister in the past two ...
GENEVA, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced Wednesday that 40 leading international artists will participate in its 48th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland in January. The cultural leaders will join other leaders from business, government, the media and civil ...
Telangana's commerce Minister KT Rama Rao has received an invitation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Switzerland next month -- an invite generally restricted to Union Ministers or Chief Ministers. The announcement was made by an official statement that was issued on ...
London -- International migrants account for a relatively small percentage of the world's total population, about 3.3% in 2015 according to the World Economic Forum. Of the 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, 58% had made homes in developed nations, with just over a third originating ...
Hyderabad: In a rare gesture, Industries and IT Minister KT Rama Rao received a special invitation to participate in the annual meeting of World Economic Forum to be held at Davos on January 23 to 26, 2018. The Minister expressed his happiness over the invitation and stated that he was looking forward ...
Tua Shaw, 11, at right and Will Drebitko, 12, at center, work with Miranda Thomas to create clay doves. (Rick Russell Photo). BRIDGEWATER - Local ceramic artist Miranda Thomas has been invited to attend and demonstrate her craft at the 48th Annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan.
London -- International migrants account for a relatively small percentage of the world's total population, about 3.3% in 2015 according to the World Economic Forum. Of the 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, 58% had made homes in developed nations, with just over a third originating from developing ...
Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich will head the Russian government delegation to the 48th World Economic Forum, to be held on January 23-26, 2018. The Russian agenda for discussions at the key international consultative platform includes the development of industry and public-private ...
London -- There were 244 million international migrants recorded in 2015, and over 60% of global migration consists of people moving to neighbouring countries or countries in the same region, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Asia-to-Asia was the largest regional migration corridor in 2015, with 59 million ...
Those in the top 10 are all Asian and European countries, while those in the bottom 10 -- out of 137 countries worldwide -- are all in Africa. The UK comes in joint 20th, alongside Greece, with an average life expectancy of 81.6. The United States is further down the ranks, at 37th, with an average ...
New Delhi, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos in January next year, sources said Monday. Modi's appearance at the World Economic Forum will be the first by an Indian Prime Minister in the past two ...
GENEVA, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced Wednesday that 40 leading international artists will participate in its 48th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland in January. The cultural leaders will join other leaders from business, government, the media and civil ...
The World Trade Organization and the World Economic Forum have joined with the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) to launch a new initiative that aims to put e-commerce practice and policy front and center among governments, businesses and other stakeholders on a global level. Announced on ...
London -- The World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Survey examines the financial health and risks of countries around the world. While Britain's public debt is the cause of constant debate and concern for policy-makers and politicians, the ranking shows that Britain is not even among the top 10 countries with ...
Ukraine shows improvement in the new 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. In the report published in September, researchers analyzed 137 economies ranking Ukraine at 81st place in the global competitiveness index, down by 4 points since 2016.
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governance on Sunday, after India ranked third in World Economic Forum's list of most trusted governments. Nadda took to twitter to share the list, and later followed it with another tweet saying that ...
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson recently returned from the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils, which took place Nov. 11-12 in Dubai. The annual meeting brought together more than 700 members of the Network of Global Future Councils ...
The World Economic Forum's annual event in Davos will be chaired exclusively by women, including International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde and IBM's chief executive Ginni Rometty. The seven women will co-chair the four-day event in January under the theme "creating a shared future in a ...
The World Economic Forum announced today the Co-Chairs of its 48th Annual Meeting, which will take place on 23-26 January 2018 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Three thousand leaders from around the world will gather in a collaborative effort to shape the global, regional and industry agendas, with a ...
An attendee arrives in the Congress Hall during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 20, 2017. ... Dubai: More than 700 "experts of the future' will lay out their vision of what the world may look like in 2030 today, as a key World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting ...
A special project dubbed 'Russia House' will operate during the upcoming World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2018, Presidential adviser Anton Kobyakov said while meeting with a delegation from the Forum in Moscow Thursday. It was pointed out during the meeting that the recently appointed ...


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