It was meant to be a refueling stop on the road to economic recovery. The G8 summit came mid-way between two G20 gatherings aimed at tackling the world's financial crisis. D. Herbert met B. Fabbri, US chief economist at BNP Paribas, from New York.
Morocco has given its official go-ahead to a major industrial park in the region. The extension to Tanger-Med, near Tangiers, would make it the biggest port on the Mediterranean Sea. Raphael Kahane met the President of Tanger Med Agency.
At Paris Europlace International Financial Forum, Raphael Kahane met Tony Angel, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Standard and Poor's, to talk about signs of recovery of the financial industry.
Etihad Airways is one of the most dynamic airline companies that has managed to defy the current world economic crisis. At the Paris International Air Show, Raphael Kahane met the man at the helm of the company, James Hogan.
The fight against climate change and a world recession have led to renewed interest in rail travel. Raphael Kahane talked to David Azéma, Head of Strategy and Finance at French state railway company, SNCF.