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Latest update : 2013-01-28

Sir Roger Carr, President, Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

It’s an issue that wasn’t officially on the World Economic Forum’s agenda, but Britain’s EU membership became one of the hot topics in Davos after PM David Cameron gave a speech pledging to hold a referendum on the UK's relationship with the EU by 2017. To discuss what this means for British and European business, Markus Karlsson speaks to Sir Roger Carr, President of the Confederation of British Industry.

By Markus KARLSSON

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2014-09-05 French economy

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