EY Growth Barometer 2018 – Highlights

Does the speed of change blur or sharpen your focus?

Agility and responsiveness is helping middle-market businesses seize new growth opportunities and build global confidence.

EY Growth Barometer 2018 reveals how middle market executives around the world are planning for higher revenues, creating more-full time jobs and racing to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as sector convergence, regulation and a tilt to the east all affect growth strategies.


Based on a survey of 2,766 C-suite executives with revenues of USD 1m – USD 3b in 21 key countries globally and 9 key middle-market sectors, it explores how:

·         Middle market executives are increasing growth targets

·         AI is becoming a vital growth enabler

·         Talent and diversity are key to achieving growth ambitions

·         Regulation and sector convergence are driving profitability

·         Cash flow management is a major challenge to growth

·         Asia is the most confident about growth, followed by Europe, USA and Canada


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