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Trade, refugees discussed at World Economic Forum

Cargill CEO talks about trade war impacts, IMF explores bright spots in global economy and New Zealand leader talks about new kind of leadership.

The World Economic Forum brings together political, business and other leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas. The annual meeting is Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Check out this video from the conference:

The International Monetary Fund global economic outlook explores bright spots in the global economy that could help offset tighter financial markets.

What else is happening at the forum?

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern says the challenges facing the world call for a new kind of leadership.

Women comprise 22% of all attendees at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, up from 21% last year and 15% in 2014. – Bloomberg

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo says he’s “optimistic” there’ll be a “good outcome” in trade discussions between the United States and China. – CBC.CA

Refugee Mohammed Hassan Mohamud pleads that the elites gathered in Switzerland do more than pay lip service to the millions of refugees around the world. – Independent.IE

Cargill CEO Dave MacLennan says the U.S. needs to invest in infrastructure and he talks about the trade war between the U.S. and China. - Bloomberg



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