AIMS International ABCA presented by Search Consult

Following a poll conducted with their global partners worldwide, AIMS International launches a new Business Climate indicator: ABCA, which delivers a global insight into the business climate and provides analysis of 7 major business segments.

“This poll delivers a quick insight in how various industries will be trending, ” comments AIMS International Global Teams Supervisor John Poracky.

The ABCA 2011/05 shows the following results:

  • 54% of the AIMS International partners and consultants evaluate the current state of business as good, 36% as middle and 10% as bad. In the next ABCA 2011/10 there will be the option to compare results.
  • Allowing multiple answers, 74% of the polled companies realized significant business growth in the Industrial, Engineering and Logistics segments, 51% in FMCG, Retail and Luxury Goods industries, 41% in the energy field, 41% in the finance sector, 36% in IT and Telecom, 31% in Pharma, Health Care and Life Science, and 28% in the Automotive industry.
  • 64% of the companies increased their revenue during the last 6 months, 26% see their revenue as stable while 10% believe it has decreased.
  • 90% of the AIMS partners evaluated their number of current projects as large or sufficient, only 10% viewed the projects as too small. In fact, the majority of the participants view the Executive Search industry as having recovered from the latest recession.
  • Asked for the forecast for the next 6 months 96% expect their business to be stable or better, only 4% forecast it to be worse. The outlook for the rest of the year in terms of general business growth appears to be very positive.

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