EghtesadOnline: Iran has been ranked first worldwide in terms of price competitiveness in the World Economic Forum's "Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019" with a score of 6.7.
EghtesadOnline: The World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Report 2018-19”, published on Wednesday, shows Iran’s Global Competitiveness Index has dropped by one place compared to last year with a score of 54.9 out of 100.
EghtesadOnline: The global elites have rediscovered their animal spirits. As the World Economic Forum drew to a close in the Swiss ski resort, the overarching mood of the executives, policy makers and investors was that their economies are in fine shape and that stock markets have every reason to extend their run.
EghtesadOnline: Iran came in 27th in World Economic Forum’s latest ranking of 74 emerging economies based on the Inclusive Development Index.
EghtesadOnline: If things seem too good to be true in the global economy, they probably are. That’s according to some of the investors, Nobel laureates and academics attending the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which kicks off on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The gathering of world leaders isn’t for everyone this year. Saudi King Salman is staying away from the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg and instead sent a cabinet minister who regularly attends the World Economic Forum in Davos. There was no official Saudi explanation as to why the king decided to be the only leader not to attend.
EghtesadOnline: Progress in closing the global workplace gender gap is slowing dramatically, according to a World Economic Forum study, with a notable exception in Rwanda, a country still emerging from the aftermath of genocide that has become the world's leader on equal pay.