European leaders were in Davos for the World Economic Forum on Wednesday. They were upbeat about the continent's economic progress. They also took a firm stance against protectionism, eyeing US policies in particular
The German chancellor called on attendees of the World Economic Forum in Davos to remain committed to global institutions but to be open to compromise. She also said that Germany's recent political instability was over.
Top policymakers and business leaders have flocked to Davos again for the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps. The meeting is overshadowed by trade conflicts and a resurgence of economic nationalism.
How quickly can the trade spat between the United States and China be resolved? At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, some believe it could take years before a sustainable settlement is agreed.
The German and French economy ministers have set out a 14-point manifesto for a European industrial policy fit for the 21st century. After it blocked the Alstom-Siemens tie-up, the EU faced stern criticism.
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