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CNBC International announces most extensive Davos coverage yet

London, 19 January 2016 - CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will provide its most in depth coverage ever of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos (20-23 January 2016).

Across on-air, digital and social platforms, CNBC International will broadcast more than 20 hours of live news coverage from Davos. CNBC expects to interview more than 150 CEOs, economists, policy makers and heads of state during the annual meeting.

All next week, European Squawk Box anchors Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick will be on the ground with additional reporting from Julia Chatterley and Hadley Gamble, giving viewers unprecedented access from Davos.

CNBC's on air coverage will commence with a special live programme on Tuesday 19th January at 3pm. Hosted by Geoff Cutmore and Steve Sedgwick, with Louisa Bojesen live in London, the show will preview the week's events and provide analysis on key themes of the meeting. There will also be special programming from Wednesday 20th until Friday 22nd from 3pm to 4pm GMT, covering all of the latest developments from the annual meeting.

On-air programming will be accompanied by a host of digital content on CNBC.com. On Monday, 18th January, davos.cnbc.com will go live, including an outlook of key issues and themes at the event as well as articles, blogs and interviews from the conference.

Follow @CNBCiPR on twitter for all the behind the scenes access and to see how CNBC International is bringing Davos to your TV, desktop and tablet.

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Note to Editors

Contact:

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CNBC

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