Davos 2023: EU pushes Green Deal Industrial Plan amid US, China subsidies
19 January 2023 | 7:43 am
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined the bloc's Green Deal subsidy plan at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, as the US and China push ahead with their own industrial subsidies for clean tech. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Kate Moody spoke with von der Leyen in Davos about the ramifications.
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