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Russia improves position in WEF global competitiveness rating

Russia improves position in WEF global competitiveness rating

Russia rose to the 43rd position from 45th in the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) according a World Economic Forum (WEF) rating thanks to its macroeconomic stability, a moderate economic growth, falling inflation and a low state debt. …

Trump hopes to build dialogue with Russia

Trump hopes to build dialogue with Russia

US President Donald Trump expects to have dialogue with Russia, he said on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Answering a TASS reporter’s question if he is going to build a dialogue with Russia, …

Trump arrives in Switzerland

Trump arrives in Switzerland

US President Donald Trump landed in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he is expected to push his "America First" message. "Will soon be heading to Davos, Switzerland, to tell …

Why we should not be afraid of shale oil

Why we should not be afraid of shale oil

The increasing shale oil output does not compensate for the general increase in global demand for "black gold", Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at the economic forum in Davos, …

 Azerbaijani president meets with BP CEO in Davos

Azerbaijani president meets with BP CEO in Davos

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has met with Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley in Davos today, according to the presidential website. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has embarked on …

Baku EXPO 2025 presented in Davos

Baku EXPO 2025 presented in Davos

The presentation ceremony of Baku EXPO 2025 was held in Davos yesterday. Various corners of the city, where the World Economic Forum is being held, were decorated with posters and banners dedicated to the Baku EXPO 2025. The …

Azerbaijani President attends World Economic Forum in Davos

Azerbaijani President attends World Economic Forum in Davos

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is expected to attend about 30 meetings and panel discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, assistant to the Azerbaijani president for foreign policy issues, head of the department, …

48t World Economic Forum opens in Davos

48t World Economic Forum opens in Davos

The 48th World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos today. It will be held amid the most impressive global economic growth over the past ten years and a positive outlook. The forum this year will be visited by a record number of political …

Wake Up Europe!

Wake Up Europe!

Now that Donald Trump is sitting in the Oval Office, Europeans would do well to adjust quickly and seriously

Davos 2017 to discuss 'Responsive and responsible leadership'

Davos 2017 to discuss 'Responsive and responsible leadership'

The 47th World Economic Forum, which annually brings together leading representatives of political and business elites, will open in the Swiss ski resort of Davos today. About 50 heads of state and government, including the British Prime …

Baku hosts 5th International Humanitarian Forum

Baku hosts 5th International Humanitarian Forum

Baku is hosting the 5th International Humanitarian Forum created under the patronage of the Presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan, Vladimir Putin and Ilham Aliyev. The two-day forum will be …

 Azerbaijani economy leads among CIS countries

Azerbaijani economy leads among CIS countries

Azerbaijan took the 37th place in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, issued by the World Economic Forum, according to the report posted on the Forum’s website. The research covered 138 countries. Azerbaijan ranked the …

What kinds of problems is China's economy facing?

What kinds of problems is China's economy facing?

The head of the research group of global economics at the Center for Macroeconomic Analysis and Short-Term Forecasting, Alexander Apokin, spoke about the long-term and medium-term trends of the Chinese economy. …

Baku put its best foot forward in Davos

Baku put its best foot forward in Davos

The participation in the 46th annual session of the World Economic Forum in Davos was very productive for Azerbaijan: including arrangements with foreign companies and the positioning of the republic in the world market as a whole, Rovshan …