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Print Edition: August 7, 2011

Duvvuri Subbarao
Duvvuri Subbarao, RBI Governor,
At the Reserve Bank, we are handicapped by the reliability of some of the basic data that we need to use in policy calculations.
Duvvuri Subbarao, RBI Governor, on how unreliable Indian statistics can be, in Business Standard

Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde, new IMF chief,
I am not the director of a particular group of countries. I am the director of the entire institution.
Christine Lagarde, new IMF chief, speaking to the organisation's staff in a video, quoted by Bloomberg

The oil ministry must facilitate those who are producing oil and gas to meet our energy needs and not punish them.
Murli Deora, former Corporate Affairs Minister, in an interview, in The Economic Times

Wen Jiabao
Wen Jiabao, Chinese Premier
The threat of inflation has already spread to developed countries… we absolutely cannot be blindly optimistic and lower our guard.
Wen Jiabao, Chinese Premier, at a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in The Wall Street Journal

Ratan Tata
Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Group,
You cannot go on forever… I wish you let me enjoy life the way I want to.
Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Group, responding to shareholders' request that he continue to head the group, in Business Line

Jurgen Schrempp
Jurgen Schrempp, Former CEO, DaimlerChrysler
Classic Business Quote
You never really hear the truth from your subordinates until after 10 in the evening.
Jurgen Schrempp, Former CEO, DaimlerChrysler

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