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

Global Business Outlook
- Strategic business priorities
- Emerging markets with significant growth potential
- Growth potential for developed markets
- Mergers and acquisition
- Leading business concerns
- Capital expenditure projections

Procurement Behaviors and Strategies
- Potential changes in procurement resources and objectives
- Procurement activity outlook in key areas
- Global procurement budget projections
- Planned change in procurement expenditure
- Supplier prices outlook
- Organizations' viewpoints on e-procurement

Appendix

List of Figures
Figure 1: Organizations' Top Priorities - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 2: Organizations' Top Priorities - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 3: Organizations' Top Priorities - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 4: Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 5: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 6: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 7: Developed Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 8: Top Five Developed Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 9: Top Five Developed Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 10: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 11: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 12: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 13: Major Concerns for Organizations - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 14: Major Concerns for Organizations - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 15: Major Concerns for Organizations - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 16: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - Overall, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 17: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 18: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 19: Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 20: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 21: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 22: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - Overall, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 23: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 24: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - By Company Types , Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 25: Global Procurement Budget Outlook - Overall and Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 26: Global Procurement Budget Outlook - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 27: Change in Procurement Expenditure - Overall and Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 28: Change in Procurement Expenditure - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 29: Supplier Prices Expectations - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 30: Supplier Prices Expectations - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 31: Supplier Prices Expectations - By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 32: Organizational Perspective on e-procurement - Overall, Comparison (May-Oct 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 33: Organizational Perspective on e-procurement - By Region
Figure 34: Organizational Perspective on e-procurement - By Company Types