Germany needs to do more to attract qualified professionals from abroad to remain competitive and avoid a drag on economic growth, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report.
Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme said it’s crucial that tonight’s European debt-crisis summit yield decisions. “Before the opening of the markets tomorrow, I think it’s fundamental that this happens,” he said before the meeting. “I think we’ll have a fundamental solution for Greece.”
Elio Di Rupo, the president of Belgium’s French-speaking Socialist Party, and his coalition negotiators may be ready with a 2012 budget by the end of October, caretaker Prime Minister Yves Leterme said in an interview on Radio 1.
Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme is in London to promote Belgium as a place to invest and boost confidence among investors in the country that has failed to form a government more than a year after elections.