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Research and Markets: European Survey 2012 - CEO Perspective: The Eurozone Crisis, Its Effect on Businesses and Possible Countermeasures

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Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bxkfm3/european_survey) has announced the addition of the "European Survey 2012 - CEO Perspective: The Eurozone Crisis, Its Effect on Businesses and Possible Countermeasures" report to their offering.

European Survey 2012 - CEO Perspective: The Eurozone Crisis, Its Effect on Businesses and Possible Countermeasures is a new report by Timetric and VRL that analyzes the impact of the European debt crisis on various businesses operating in Europe, and outlines the strategies adopted to counter the crisis. This report also examines the level of change in exports and investment in 2011 and tracks the expectations of change in 2012 and 2013. The report also identifies key economic concerns, factors affecting the business community, and the effect of low credit availability on investments. In addition, the report also identifies the future plans of the industry by forecasting revenue changes, staff recruitment expectations, key funding sources to be used, and expected changes in critical expenditure. This report not only grants access to the opinions and strategies of business decision makers and competitors, but also examines their actions surrounding business priorities.

Synopsis

- The opinions and forward looking statements of 90 C-level executives have been captured in our in-depth survey.

- The research is based on primary survey research conducted by Timetric and VRL accessing their B2B panels comprised of senior decision makers from companies in the manufacturing and service sectors.

- The geographical scope of the research is European - drawing on the activity and expectations of C-level executives in Europe.

- This report aims to analyze the impact of the European debt crisis on various businesses operating in the European region and understand the strategies adopted to counter the crisis.

- The report also examines the impact of the sovereign debt crisis on key economic factors such as exports, investments and hiring. The report tracks the expectations of change in these factors in 2012 and 2013.

- The report also identifies key economic concerns, factors affecting the business community, and the effect of low credit availability on investments.

- The report details the future expectations for change in revenue, growth, key expenditure and recruitment activity.

Key Highlights

- Slow economic growth', stringent regulations and laws', political instability' and cost of credit' are key economic concerns identified by C-level respondents from both the manufacturing and service sectors across Europe.

- Improving operational efficiency', the need to introduce new products and services' and the need to expand in existing markets' are considered top priorities for companies in Europe.

- A notable 54% of C-level respondents from Europe expect stability in their staff recruitment activity.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Economic Impact : C-level Respondents

3.1 Key Economic Concerns

3.2 Impact on Export Volumes 2011-2013

3.3 Impact on Investment Activity 2011-2013

3.4 Impact on Hiring

4 Business Impact : C-level Respondents

4.1 Key Economic Factors Influencing Business

4.2 Impact of Eurozone Crisis

4.3 Effects of the Crisis on Business

4.4 Impact of Credit Availability on Investment Activity 2011-2013

5 Industry Actions - Coping with the Crisis : C-level Respondents

5.1 Business Strategies to Counter the Crisis

5.2 Business Priorities in 2012-2013

6 Future Plans : C-level Respondents

6.1 Revenue Growth Optimism

6.2 Key Source of Funds in 2012-2013

6.3 Changes in Costs in 2012-2013

6.4 Planned Change in Staff Recruitment

6.5 Impact of the Crisis on Europe's Political and Monetary Integration

7 Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Fiat
  • Qatar Holding
  • General Electric (GE)
  • PSA Peugeot Citroen
  • RWE
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • General Motors
  • Diageo
  • Visa
  • Santander
  • Barclays
  • AstraZeneca
  • Roche Holdings AG
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Volkswagen
  • France Telecom
  • BT
  • Johnson & J

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bxkfm3/european_survey

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Banking and Financial Services

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