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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.

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2013-01-28

Kirill Dmitriev, CEO, Russian Direct Investment Fund

Russia is playing a big part at this year’s World Economic Forum. PM Dmitry Medvedev is among the political leaders who made the trip to Davos and Moscow currently holds the G20 presidency. However, the country’s image as an investment destination is still hampered by concerns of corruption. For more on this issue, Markus Karlsson speaks to Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund.

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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