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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-07-11

Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank

African business is undergoing a revolution. From huge oil and gas wealth to the rise of a middle class eager to consume, the opportunities for investment seem limitless. But there are plenty of ongoing problems, not least with the concept of an African business model. At the New York Forum Africa in Gabon, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Shanta Devarajan, talks to France 24’s business editor Owen Fairclough about the challenges ahead.

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2015-01-23 Davos forum

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric: 'France is on a better track'

Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire is in Davos at the annual World Economic Forum. Even though he is located in Hong Kong and most of the revenues of his group come from...

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2015-01-22 India

Adi Godrej: New Indian government's actions are 'very positive'

Adi Godrej is one of the many business leaders attending this year's World Economic Forum in Davos. Speaking to FRANCE 24, the chairman of the Godrej Group, one of India's oldest...

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2015-01-22 world economy

Income inequality is 'brake on growth', Oxfam chief warns Davos

The World Economic Forum brings together some of the most powerful - and richest - people in the world. It may seem like an odd place to discuss poverty and growing income gaps....

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2015-01-15 eurozone

'Greece won't leave the eurozone', says former ECB president Trichet

2015 started with celebrations for the eurozone, as Lithuania became the 19th European country to adopt the single currency. But the festivities were overshadowed by crisis...

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2014-12-11 eurozone

Rodolfo De Benedetti, Chairman of CIR Group (Compagnie Industriali Riunite)

Markus Karlsson talks to Rodolfo De Benedetti, the chairman of the Italian Group Compagnie Industriali Reunite. They discuss the situation of the eurozone economies.

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