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Ibrahim Adbul Aziz Al Assaf, Saudi Arabia's finance minister, says that Iranian oil will not "flood" the market and that agreeing on an increase will "take some time."
Mohammed Al-Mady, CEO at SABIC, says that U.S. shale "is a challenge for us and we have to be in the challenge" and that he believes 2014 to 2017 will be "excellent years."
Roberto Quarta, chairman of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Europe, IMI and chairman elect at Smith & Nephew, says overregulation and macro-uncertainty kept companies from investing.
Mustafa Adbel-Wadood, partner at Abraaj Group, specialises in emerging markets and says there are a lot of opportunities but that they are "very nuanced."
Herman Gref, CEO at Sberbank, says there are a lot of concerns about the slowdown of the Russian economy but the country is a "gift to foreign investors."
Sir Roger Carr, chairman at BAE Systems, says that while the economy is "hugely better", people should still be on their guard.
Alexei Ulyukayev, Russia's minister of economic development, expects growth to reach 2.5 percent in 2014 due to higher exports and increased investments.
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, CEO at Tata Consultancy Services, says that there are opportunities in every market thanks to the fast rate of change in the tech industry.
Christian Meissner, head of global corporate and investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says that U.S.-exposed banks are benefiting from the U.S.'s better underlying environment but that Europe remains a "long-term game."
Mike Mack, CEO at Syngenta, says the challenge for 2014 will be commodity prices as concerns over overcapacity triggered a correction in 2013 as well as Asia-Pacific.
CNBC's Bronmyn Nielsen recaps the Davos seminar on Africa and how the panel debated the future for the continent's current billion people and how to prepare for the next billion.
Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria, says that nations should work together to fight corruption.
David Daokui Li, director of the Centre for China in the World Economy, explains that China needs a minimum growth rate of 7.5 percent to maintain its soft-landing.
Bill English, New Zealand's deputy prime minister and finance minister, says the country is doing well because of tax and public sector reforms.
Bob Dudley, CEO at BP, says the oil market has had "a remarkable three years" and explains that demand for oil will continue as long as prosperity around the world grows.
Klaus Regling, managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, says the strategy implemented by the European Union is "showing positive results."
Michael Russo, CEO of Ralph and Russo, explains that craftsmanship and quality is at the core of the house's couture as it becomes the first British fashion house to feature in the Paris Fashion Week since 1915.
Richard Solomons, CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHS), discusses his strategy, after the company sold most of the buildings it owned.
Mark Weinberger, chairman and CEO at EY, says the key issues to be discussed at Davos will be how to increase productivity and get people back to work.
Aliko Dangote, president and CEO at Dangote Group and co-chair of the WEF Annual Meeting 2014, discusses Africa and explains that despite the risks, Africa remains attractive.