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Thierry de Longuemar, ADB Vice President for Finance and Risk Management

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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-10-23

William Magwood, Commissioner of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

It's been about a year and a half now since the Fukushima disaster in Japan - the largest nuclear accident since Chernobyl. It sparked a global debate on whether or not nuclear power is worth the risk. We've seen both Japan and Germany shut down reactors. Is this the face of things to come in all the major world economies? Tom Burges Watson asks William Magwood, the Commissioner of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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2014-04-22 world economy

Thierry de Longuemar, ADB Vice President for Finance and Risk Management

Asia's developing economies have for years been seen as an engine of global growth. But Asian growth is now slowing down, and China's economy, once a key driver, shows signs of...

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2014-04-17 French economy

Guillaume Poitrinal, Chief executive of Woodeum

France is often viewed as a country plagued by massive bureaucracy and pointless regulations. Trying to run a business there can be frustrating, entrepreneurs say. A few months...

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2014-04-10 USA

Ewa Björling, Swedish Minister for Trade

The European Union and the US are holding talks on a free-trade deal and hope to conclude negociations by the end of the year. But it is looking increasingly unlikely, as...

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2014-04-11 Manuel Valls

Jean-Claude Trichet, former head of the European Central Bank

France’s new Prime Minister Manuel Valls says a strong single currency risks undermining his government's efforts to make France more competitive. But Jean-Claude Trichet, former...

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2014-04-05 world economy

Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group

On April 11th, the IMF and World Bank will hold their annual spring meetings in Washington. Ahead of this year's multi-day gathering of ministers, academics and finance leaders,...

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