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Venezuela is home of the world’s largest known oil reserves, but sales are plummeting ©Federico Parra/Getty Images
Country spotlight: Venezuela
Zambia denies $400m loan for presidential jet
Norway is rich in renewable power, but needs to move away from oil exports ©Getty Images
In the spotlight: Norway
Prime minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Summit his government was removing laws that stifled free enterprise ©World Economic Forum/Valeriano Di Domenico
We need to build shared future, Modi tells Davos
IMF urges South Africa to reform
Sub-Saharan economy to grow by 3.4% in 2018
China backs BRICS with $80m boost
German chancellor Angela Merkel met with the King of Saudi Arabia to discuss trade deals © Kay Nietfeld/dpa/PA Images
More reforms needed to balance GCC books, says IMF
King Salman oversaw the signing of up to $65bn worth of economic and trade deals with China © Lintao Zhang/AP/PA Images
Saudi Arabia courts China for oil investment
Growth slumps in Africa to 20-year low
The IMF said many of Korean export-oriented industries, especially shipping and shipbuilding, were struggling in the face of a global economic slowdown ©Press Association Images
Korean shipping bailout will cost $27bn
'Flex supply chains' to cope with uneven growth