Globalization 4.0 – what to expect from leaders

The 4.0 world is characterized by increasing global connectivity Image: REUTERS/NASA/Tim Peake/Handout

Joe Kaeser

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Siemens Energy


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Multi-national enterprises account for half of global exports, almost one third of world GDP and about one-fourth of employment. Image: OECD, 'Multinational enterprises in the global economy', 2018. Study and chart are based on data from 2014.
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