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Iceland: Escape from Capital Controls

June 9th, 2015

Episode 278 of 644 episodes

Seven years after the crisis, Iceland's finance minister Bjarni Benediktsson tells presenter Manuela Saragosa why his government is finally allowing investors to move their money out of the country. Also in the programme, despite Monday's 8% slump in the Istanbul Stock Exchange, might Turkey's surprise election results be good news for the country's business community? Plus, the chocolate gourmet and founder of Hotel Chocolat Angus Thirlwell explains why he thinks the US and UK have gone from sugar-candied backwaters a generation ago, to become the most exciting places to retail innovative cocoa products today. (Photo: Plane flying over the Bardarbunga volcano, Credit: Bernard Meric/Getty Images)

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