In Europe, David Hutchings explains the fog of uncertainty that European occupiers and investors have grappled with appears to be lifting. European unemployment stabilized more rapidly and is now starting to fall in some areas.
Germany and Sweden are showing significant improvements, while Norway and the UK are also expected to outperform in 2011. Poland continues to stand out, while Russia, Slovakia and Turkey are also fairing well. Fighting back are Ireland, Estonia and the Ukraine. Greece, Portugal and Spain have further struggles ahead.