Top (L-R): Steve Clarke, Natsuko Waki, Gerard Wynn, Martin Howell
Bottom (L-R): Peter Thal Larsen, Felix Salmon, Ben Hirschler, Krista Hughes
Reuters will have a multimedia team of 20 journalists plus editors and three columnists on site covering the Jan. 27-31 World Economic Forum annual meeting.
This year we are focusing our news coverage around five global themes that are shaping economics, politics and investment opportunities in 2010. Our in-depth reports will draw on the expertise of our specialist correspondents from around the world to help inform the Davos conversation. These reports will be complemented by on-the-ground coverage, exclusive text and TV interviews, as well as a live blog aggregating the best Davos coverage on the web and on Twitter. We’ll be exploring the probing questions behind efforts to rebuild the world economy and financial system two years after the credit crisis.
Look for these special reports:
China has emerged from the financial crisis emboldened with huge economic clout, vast FX reserves and growing diplomatic influence. To build its global presence, however, it needs brands, managerial expertise and technology. China Economics Editor Alan Wheatley asks – How will it muscle up? Will it be through internal growth or foreign acquisitions? And what are the political and industrial risks, rewards and pitfalls of each approach – for China and the world http://www.reuters.com/subjects/davos/china
New investment frontiers: where is the next big thing? (Tuesday)
The financial crisis taught us risk hides in unexpected places — from MBS securities or SIV funds to Iceland or Dubai. As risk appetite returns and investors seek new venues, this makes Africa looks less scary than before. It is a resource-rich continent, facing a more rapid return to growth than most developed countries and sees another chance for a fresh start. This time round, could fewer wars and conflicts, debt forgiveness and an IT revolution secure Africa a firmer place in the investment firmament? Africa Investment Correspondent Ed Cropley and special correspondent Ben Hirschler take a closer look.