FMCG Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Survey

by Sameer Joshi or 31-May-2016

Publisher's FMCG Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Survey H1 2016 report examines executives' opinion on business outlook and procurement activities over April 2016 to September 2016. It also highlights key business priorities, supplier price variations, changes in capital expenditure, and organizations' perspective on e-procurement. In addition, this report presents the future projection of merger and acquisition activities within the FMCG industry over the next six months.


Survey results reveal 71%, 56%, and 55% of executives highlight that their organizations plan to focus on new product development, expand in current market, and improving operational efficiency, respectively, over the next six months. 


Key Findings:


-New product development, expansion in the current markets, and improving operational efficiency are the major priorities for FMCG organizations in H1 2016.

-Globally, among emerging markets, China and India are projected to offer significant growth for FMCG companies over the next six months, followed by Indonesia and Brazil.

-Developed countries such as the US and the UK are identified as important regions for growth over the next six months.

-In total, 46% of respondents anticipate an increase in merger and acquisition activity over the next six months.

-During the next six months, factors such as market uncertainty, rising competition, and responding to pricing pressure are the major business concerns for the global FMCG industry.


The report also offers:


-Key business priorities: examines FMCG organizations' important priorities for Apr 2016-Sep 2016

-Emerging and developed markets: provides information about key emerging and developed markets, which will offer the most growth over H1 2016

-Change in MandA activity: analyzes FMCG industry executives' opinion on changes in merger and acquisition activity globally

-Business concerns: identifies major business concerns that are likely to impact manufacturers and suppliers

-Change in capital expenditure: tracks the expected change in capital expenditure both globally and regionally

-Change in procurement activities: evaluates how procurement activities will change in the FMCG industry over the next six months

-Procurement budget outlook: projects procurement budget allocation along with changes in procurement objectives over Apr 2016-Sep 2016

-Supplier prices outlook: determines the expected change in supplier prices over Apr 2016-Sep 2016

-E-procurement: identifies executives' perspective towards e-procurement implementation and deployment within the global FMCG industry