2018 Global Outlook

  • ID: 4433129
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 71 Pages
  • Frontier Strategy Group
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The global outlook has stabilized considerably over the last year as emerging markets continue a gradual recovery and developed markets demonstrate resilience to politically driven disruptions.

However, multinational executives should not grow complacent - Chinese growth continues to moderate, the Federal Reserve is tightening monetary policy, and the Trump administration continues to drive uncertainty.

Management priorities will continue to focus on assessing the right risk-adjusted market opportunities, building the right commercial capabilities, and developing effective market-monitoring capabilities across the organization.

What You Will Learn

  • What is the business outlook for key markets driving the global economy
  • Which macroeconomic and geopolitical drivers matter most in 2018
  • How multinational executives should adapt their strategies going forward

What You Will Receive

  • Immediate access to the 71-page PDF report
  • Exclusive email updates covering emerging markets business topics
  • Special discounts on future report purchases
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1. Executive Summary

2. Global Outlook for 2018

  • Mandates for Growth Are Evolving
  • Planning Assumptions Are Changing Quickly
  • Political Transitions Could Rewrite Rules
  • Trump Retains Power to Disrupt
  • Europe Has Contained Populist Tide for Now
  • Tricky Brexit Negotiations for UK, Europe
  • China’s Reform Agenda is Uncertain
  • Global Economic Recovery is Brittle
  • Monetary Policy Divergence Will Continue
  • The “Super-Dolar“ That Wasn’t
  • Commodity Prices Continue to Stabilize
  • Shale and Saudi Arabia Will Drive Oil Story
  • Globalization Continues on New Terms
  • Localization Pressures Will Increase
  • Digitization Disrupts Value Chains
  • Reassess Drivers of Competitive Advantage

3. Global and Regional Overviews

  • FSG View on the Global Economy in 2018
  • Many Opportunities to Pursue
  • FSG View on Asia Pacific
  • APAC: Role As Global Growth Engine Persists
  • APAC: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on North America (NAM)
  • NAM: NAFTA Renegotiation Clouds Outlook
  • NAM: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on Latin America
  • LATAM: Converging Growth Rates
  • LATAM: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on Western Europe
  • WEUR: Momentum Could Reverse
  • WEUR: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on Central Europe
  • CE: Growth is Resilient to Politics
  • CE: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on CIS Markets
  • CIS: Russia Leads a Modest Recovery
  • CIS: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on the Middle East and North Africa
  • MENA: Reforms Continue at Full Speed
  • MENA: Trends to Monitor
  • FSG View on Sub-Saharan Africa
  • SSA: Resilience Determines Performance
  • SSA: Trends to Monitor

4. Strategic Priorities for 2018

  • Strategic Priorities for 2018
  • Localizing is a Strategic Imperative
  • Develop a Localization Strategy
  • Incorporate Subnational Prioritization
  • Cluster-Based Prioritization in China
  • State-Based Prioritization in India
  • Develop Localized Digital Strategies
  • Digital Customer Engagement is Vital
  • Integrate Value-Added Services
  • Future-Proof Your Value Proposition
  • Build Distributor Capabilities
  • Channel Capabilities Drive Performance
  • Design Forward-Looking Dashboards
  • Align Monitoring With Review Cadence
  • Document Assumptions and Risks to Plan
  • Improve Alignment and Resilience

5. Scenarios and Disruptors of Global Performance

  • 2018 Offers a Diverse Range of Disruptors
  • Events to Watch Methodology
  • Assess Potential Impact on Business
  • 2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events
  • Global Events to Watch for 2018
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