Markus Karlsson sits down with one of France’s most outspoken corporate leaders, Christophe De Margerie, the CEO of oil giant Total, at the World Economic Forum in Davos. They discuss the risks for foreign companies in Algeria after the In Amenas terrorist attack, the war in Mali, shale gas fracking and oil prices in 2013.
It's been two years since former President Ben Ali was ousted. Tunisian unemployment remains higher than before the Arab Spring. There are also warnings that political infighting could weigh the economy down. To talk about the cost of the revolution, Markus Karlsson is joined by Mustafa Kamel Nabli, former Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia.
Once again, the World Bank has cut its growth projections. The outlook is gloomy for developed economies in general, and the eurozone in particular. And how will developing countries fare in 2013? Markus Karlsson talks to the lead author of the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects, Andrew Burns.
They've been the main source of global growth for years, but we may have to reassess the idea that emerging economies are growth engines without fail. Markus Karlsson speaks to Ian Bremmer, the president of the consultancy firm Eurasia Group. It has just come out with its list of top ten risks this year, and emerging markets - surprisingly perhaps - are first on the list.