Klaus Regling, managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, says the strategy implemented by the European Union is "showing positive results." » Read More
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Julian Roberts, CEO at Old Mutual, says that there are "fantastic" opportunities in Africa and in particular he is focusing on Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya.
Min Zhu, deputy managing director at the IMF, says that he thinks tapering should go "shoulder by shoulder" with US growth.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group,discusses Ukraine and says that Russia is as attached to it as the U.K. is to Scotland.
Andrey Kostin, president and chairman of the management board at VTB Group, explains that Russia is "moving in the right direction", just not as fast as most would like.
Lin Boqiang, director at China Center for Energy Economics Research, Xiamen University, discusses the energy sector in China and highlights that the government is "determined" to improve energy efficiency.
Peter Terium, CEO at RWE, says that the "lack of framework" and "consistency on policies" from the European Union is slowing down investments in the sector.
John Nelson, chairman at Lloyd's, explains that companies are starting to invest again but that it's still "at a brittle stage" and that political instability could "take us off tracks."
Guests at Davos tell CNBC what they fear is the biggest risks to the world in 2014.
Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science at the University of California, Berkeley, says he is "confident" about the prospect for U.S. growth in 2014.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), says Russian companies need to improve their efficiency and require more investment.
Former Brazilian international footballer Ronaldo, says Brazil will be ready to host the "best World Cup ever" this year.
Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale and 2013 Economics Nobel Prize Laureate, says there is a potential for another stock market crash similar to the 1930s.
Nils Andersen, CEO of Moller Maersk, says says shipping will see a big pick up in 2016.
Mario Greco, CEO of Assicurazioni Generali, says "positive animal spirits" are returning to the boardroom as companies become more confident.
Tim Adams, president and CEO of Institute of International Finance, says there have been "monumental" changes in the banking sector and European banks are still behind the U.S.
TK Kurien, CEO of Wipro, says the company has been "over-reliant" on developed markets, but has seen opportunities in the emerging markets.
Chris Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, says 2013 was a big year for biotech IPOs as companies were coming to market to access cash for the first time after many years.
Angel Gurría, secretary general of the OECD, says slow growth, high unemployment and growing inequality still plague the post-crisis world.
Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, says companies are sitting on a "magic mountain" of cash but not hiring, driving inequality in the labor market.
Kasper Rorsted, CEO of Henkel, says the company is bullish on Russia as it presents "long-term business opportunities".
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