BOAO on eurozone

Europe's problem is our problem

The sovereign debt problem in Europe isn't isolated. It should serve as a wake-up call to the world, argue panellists at the Boao Forum.
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Final preparations to the main venue ahead of this week’s 2012 Boao Forum in China’s Hainan province (Imaginechina) </div>
<div style="text-align: left;"> Final preparations to the main venue ahead of this week’s 2012 Boao Forum in China’s Hainan province (Imaginechina) </div>

World leaders are meeting in Hainan this week to discuss sustainable development and what was the hottest topic at one of the most packed sessions Europe's sovereign debt woes.

I think Europe and the US are getting a wake-up call, said William Rhodes, a senior advisor at Citi. Getting these countries back to being competitive is key. And if we don't we are in for a long problem.

The irony was not lost on the 2,000 delegates in attendance at the Boao Forum Forum for Asia yesterday. The annual conference was launched in 2001 to bring together international and Asian political leaders, businessmen and academic...

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