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THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2013-01-21

Andrew Burns, Global Macroeconomics manager, World Bank

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.

By Markus KARLSSON

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2014-10-16 economy

Euny Hong, Author of 'The Birth of Korean Cool'

South Korea is cool. Even Barack Obama has acknowledged it. In the space of just a few decades, it's gone from one of the poorest countries to one of the world's richest. At the...

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2014-10-09 economy

Jean Peyrelevade, Investment banker, Aforge Degroof Finance France

Markus Karlsson talks to French banker Jean Peyrelevade about Manuel Valls' visit to London this week, where the French Prime minister declared his government was "pro-business"....

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2014-10-04 economy

Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Lamborghini

Markus Karlsson speaks to Stephan Winkelmann, the president and CEO of Lamborghini, at the Paris Motor Show. Winkelmann is there to introduce a new hybrid car that is meant to...

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2014-10-02 business

Carlos Tavares, CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën

The Paris Motor Show is opening at a time when the European car market is revving up again after years of weakness. France's biggest carmaker, PSA Peugeot Citroën, has been...

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2014-09-25 Ebola

Jean-Philippe Prosper, VP of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean, IFC

How bad will the Ebola outbreak impact West African economies? Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the worst affected. As the death toll rises, the World Bank warns that unless...

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