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Experts at Davos open debate on redefining GDP

| Jan 25, 2018

Experts at Davos open debate on redefining GDP

It can topple governments, confer international bragging rights and pretty much obsessed the government of China once the country began its long march back to economic prowess. But is gross domestic product outliving its usefulness as a metric of economic size, and is it stoking ...

Global elites sample sushi, sake at Japan Night in Davos

Jan 19, 2017

Global elites sample sushi, sake at Japan Night in Davos

More than 500 guests sampled Wagyu beef and sushi made with Uonuma Koshihikari rice Wednesday at an event to promote Japan's produce on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Dishes featuring yellowtail and scallops were also served at Japan Night, held ...

/ Jan 26, 2014

Tokyo, Washington agree to stay course on sealing TPP

Japan and the United States have agreed to continue to work closely on speedily concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks, trade minister Toshimitsu Motegi said after meeting Saturday with the U.S. trade chief on the fringes of the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...

WEF chief does more than talk the talk

Nov 14, 2013

WEF chief does more than talk the talk

by Sayuri Daimon

As a child growing up in Germany during the war, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, witnessed the consequences of all-out conflict, and the stark contrast between war and peace. "My father was working for a Swiss company, so he ...