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Reasons to Worry Keep Piling Up for Davos Executives

  • Talk of Ukraine ceasefires amid fear of a global food crisis
  • Businesses leaders have little influence over the situation
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WATCH: Billionaire George Soros says Russia’s invasion could lead to the next world war. “That’s why I say our civilization may not survive,” he told an audience in Davos.Source: Bloomberg

War in Ukraine, rampant inflation and now a brewing global food crisis. If attendees at this year’s World Economic Forum came to Davos worried, they left with little to comfort them.

As guests of the first in-person WEF conference in two years prepare to head home, they do so increasingly concerned about the economic fallout from Russia’s invasion of its neighbor and signs that the conflict will run longer than they initially imagined.