Summary of Regional Risks for Doing Business 2018

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According to a survey by the World Economic Forum of some 12,000 executives across 130 economies, unemployment, cyberthreats and weak national governments top their list of concerns. This sanguine report examines corporate risks and opportunities from an often-overlooked vantage point: the regional perspective. Within eight geographic areas, experts reveal how businesses should respond to challenges and seize favorable circumstances. Executives looking to understand the intricacies of regional dynamics will appreciate this robust overview.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why regional profiles are important to corporate business planning and
  • What major risks characterize eight geographic regions.
 

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The World Economic Forum is an independent global organization that engages leaders of business, politics, academia and society to improve the state of the world.

 

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Corporate executives operate in an interconnected but uncertain international ecosystem. They recognize how political shifts in geographic sectors can disrupt the world economic order, and so the risk profiles of regions play a prominent role in how they determine and implement their strategic plans.


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