Published - 4 December 2012
As 2012 winds up, the attention of the media turns to the tricky business of forecasting what might happen in the year ahead. With the looming US fiscal cliff, more uncertainty in Europe and speculation about Australia's future, there's no underestimating the impotrance of the next twelve months. SBS presenter Janice Petersen spoke to Daniel Franklin, expert on future trends and Executive Editor from the Economist Magazine. He says pressure will be on the world's second biggest economy to keep its growth on track.