Russian Federation to focus on technology agenda at Davos Forum - economy minister

Marsha Scott
January 22, 2018

Next week the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) will bring business leaders from around the world to the Swiss town of Davos, and Air Charter Service predicts there will be more than 1,000 private jet flights over the five days.

Police in Switzerland have launched a criminal investigation into death threats made against US President Donald Trump who is due to visit the country.

"My work is to be the voice of 125 crore citizens and I am trying to do that honestly", he said. Trump wrote on Twitter.

"To try to banish the president of the United States from visiting the UK when he's had trips to France, to Germany, to Japan, to China, is, I think, for the Labour party extremely odd", Johnson said. Both ardent defenders of multilateralism and liberal democratic values, they are expected to lay out the counter-argument to Trump's "America First" policies. Merkel and Macron, are scheduled for Wednesday. Ramaphosa said his "sole purpose" in going there is to "sell the country" as an investment destination. Mr Gokhale said the focus will be on the Prime Minister's vision about India's economy at the domestic as well as global level. "While in theory the relationship between imports, trade deficits, and employment and growth could be positive or negative, in practice in the United States, rapid import growth and larger trade deficits have been associated with faster employment growth", the authors note.

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"In this context, it's absolutely essential that we have President Trump with us", he said.

Asked about the potential for a trade war with China depending on USA action over steel, aluminum and solar panels, Trump said he hoped a trade war would not ensue. "But if there is, there is", he said.

"Trump already canceled a weekend trip to his Florida resort after a funding impasse in Congress shut down the federal government on Saturday". The president has criticized not only multilateral trade deals such as the North American Free Trade Agreement or the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but also bilateral deals with allies, such as the free-trade agreement with South Korea.

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