WEF president to Trump: ‘You only succeed if others do too’

WEF president to Trump: ‘You only succeed if others do too’

The president of the World Financial Discussion board (WEF) has urged Donald Trump to collaborate with different international locations, simply days forward of an anticipated look by the U.S. president on the financial convention in Davos, Switzerland.

Requested particularly about Trump’s “America First” agenda, the WEF President Borge Brende advised CNBC Sunday that each authorities has a accountability to make a precedence of its personal nation. Nevertheless, he added that it wasn’t a “zero sum recreation.”

“You solely succeed if others do effectively too,” he mentioned.

Trump is the primary U.S. president to attend WEF’s annual assembly since Invoice Clinton in 2000, although Trump’s attendance could also be hampered by an ongoing U.S. authorities shutdown over spending plans.

Brende cited the instance of financial development in Europe, which he mentioned led to elevated demand for U.S. and Chinese language merchandise, for instance of profitable collaboration.