An armed security personnel wearing camouflage clothing stands on the rooftop of a hotel, next to letters covered in snow reading "Davos", near the Congress Centre ahead of the opening of the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit on January 22, 2018 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. Photo: AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI

Reality check from Davos: the globalised world as we know it hasn’t ended, yet

The past year was replete with narratives of US decline and China’s aspirations for global leadership. Any fawning over China as a defender of an open global trading system seems way over the top, given the restrictions faced by foreign businesses there.

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An armed security personnel wearing camouflage clothing stands on the rooftop of a hotel, next to letters covered in snow reading "Davos", near the Congress Centre ahead of the opening of the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit on January 22, 2018 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. Photo: AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI
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