Davos: 22 facts people should know
23 January 2014 Last updated at 13:56 GMT
Political and business leaders are meeting in the Swiss mountains for the annual World Economic Forum.
Among them will be 2,500 participants from nearly 100 countries, hundreds of journalists and about 50 heads of state or government.
BBC Newsnight takes a two-minute look at some of the statistics about the world economy that they should know.
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