2011 will go down in history as a challenging year, and, unfortunately, many of these challenges have been carried forward to 2012 - a year which will, hopefully, see some of them being finally resolved for once and for all. From the never-ending Eurozone crisis to the strategic importance of emerging markets to counteract sluggish growth in developed economies, Venture takes a look at some of the key issues which will continue to make front page news and affect global business during 2012.