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Germany: Expected Election Result not a Threat to the Business Landscape

by March 28th, 2017

As one of the founding members of the European Union (EU), the result of the German national elections to be held in September 2017 will hold significant importance not only for the country but for the European Union (EU) as a whole. Major polling trends reveal that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s liberal-conservative party, the Christlich-Demokratische Union […]

Economic And Consumer Trends To Watch In 2017

by February 23rd, 2017

Global market research company Euromonitor International released today a new white paper “Global Economies and Consumers in 2017”. Euromonitor International analysts predict 2017 will be marked by slowing growth in consumer expenditure in developed markets. With many of these countries struggling to raise productivity, weighed down by debt and ageing population, stagnation represents a threat. […]

Global Economies and Consumers in 2017

by February 23rd, 2017

The global economy is entering an increased period of political volatility, particularly in advanced economies, while real consumer spending in emerging and developing markets is expected to strengthen, with markets like Brazil and Russia returning to growth.  In this briefing, Euromonitor International explores the economic and consumer landscape in 2017, reviewing top trends within the following […]