"He's going to be building a very big plant in the United States," president Trump said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "He has to, because we help him, so he has to help us."
Teenage climate activist gave speech at Davos moments after President Donald Trump hit out at "perennial prophets of doom."
"These alarmists always demand the same thing: absolute power to dominate, transform and control every aspect of our lives," the president said.
Nearly 3,000 leaders from 118 countries are expected to be at the gathering later this month.
North America's gender gap will take 151 years to close—longer than Europe and Africa—according to a report from the World Economic Forum.
"The trade war has been very damaging for the U.S. agricultural economy," David MacLennan, chief executive of U.S. food and agricultural giant Cargill, said in Davos Wednesday. "The longer this goes on, the worse it is."
Just 26 of the world's richest individuals hold wealth equal to that of the 3.8 billion poorest people on the planet combined.
The world's billionaires grew their fortunes by $900 billion in 2018.
It will take 202 years to close the gender gap in pay, the World Economic Forum's 2018 Global Gender Gap Report estimates.
In a new report, The World Economic Forum says the Fourth Industrial Revolution will eventually radically overhaul both governments and businesses everywhere—and some countries are more prepared than others.
Supranational organizations and the gatherings of those that run them often seem out of touch and they aren't very good at inspiring drive or passion.
The economy continues to grow at a stable rate, but misses President Trump's 4 percent growth prediction by 1.4 points. For perspective, one percentage point of gross domestic product growth could generate 1 million new jobs.
"We are in a new age of doing business," he said.
VTB Bank President and Chairman Andrey Kostin called the sanctions a "full-on attack" not only against the Kremlin but on all of Russian society.
A few hundred anti-globalization demonstrators marched through the streets of Switzerland's capital city of Bern.
As the global elite gathers in Davos they should look to the inspirational work of these community leaders.
World Economic Forum meets amid protectionist movements around the globe, from Trump to Brexit and beyond.
Many of the businessmen and heads of state who attend the annual event prefer to travel in style.
The World Economic Forum's 2014 report on gender equality has revealed a significant gender pay gap, that on current trends won't even out until 2095