Table of Contents
Introduction
- Definitions
- Methodology and sample size
- Respondent profile
- Confidence indexes

Economic state, growth prospects and consumer confidence
- Existing economic environment
- Industry and company growth outlook
- Expected change in consumer confidence

Supplier prices, staff headcount and sales performance
- Supplier prices expectations
- Anticipated change in staff head count and sales projections
- Anticipated change in spend on key activities

Business concerns and organizational priorities
- Level of concerns and expected impact
- Significance of potential business priorities

Appendix

List of Figures
Figure 1: Confidence indexes
Figure 2: Current economic condition - Overall (Aug 2016-Jan 2017) comparison with (Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 3: Current economic condition - Region
Figure 4: Current economic condition - Region - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 5: Current economic condition - Those who operate and do not operate in a region
Figure 6: Industry and company growth prospects - Overall
Figure 7: Industry and company growth prospects - Overall - In detail - comparison (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 8: Industry and company growth prospects - Region
Figure 9: Industry and company growth prospects - Region - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 10: Anticipated variation in customer confidence - Overall (Aug 2016-Jan 2017) comparison with (Jan-Jun 2016))
Figure 11: Anticipated variation in customer confidence - Region
Figure 12: Anticipated variation in customer confidence - Region - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 13: Projected change in supplier prices - Raw materials - Overall and regional
Figure 14: Projected change in supplier prices - Raw materials - Regional - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 15: Projected change in supplier prices - Machinery and Equipment - Overall and regional
Figure 16: Projected change in supplier prices - Machinery and Equipment - Regional - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 17: Projected change in supplier prices - Power and Energy - Overall and regional
Figure 18: Projected change in supplier prices - Power and Energy - Regional - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 21: Staff headcount and sales outlook - Regional - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 22: Expenditure projection on key activities - Overall
Figure 23: Expenditure projection on key activities - Overall - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 24: Top five business concerns - Region
Figure 25: Business concerns - Overall and regional - A
Figure 26: Business concerns - Overall and regional - A - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 27: Business concerns - Overall and regional - B
Figure 28: Business concerns - Overall and regional - B - (Aug 2016-Jan 2017)-(Jan-Jun 2016)
Figure 29: Top five organizational priorities - Region
Figure 30: Organizational priorities - Overall and region
Figure 31: Organizational priorities - Overall and region - Change compared to (Jan-Jun 2016)