The Economic and Business Impact of the Eurozone Crisis: Survey Intelligence by Timetric

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									     The Economic and Business Impact of the
     Eurozone Crisis: Survey Intelligence


     Reference code: MS1000SI

     Published: October 2012




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1      Introduction ..................................................................................................................5
    1.1 What is this Report About? .................................................................................................... 5
    1.2 Definitions .............................................................................................................................. 5
    1.3 Methodology .......................................................................................................................... 5
    1.4 Profile of Survey Respondents ............................................................................................... 8
2      Economic Impact .........................................................................................................9
    2.1 Key Economic Concerns...................................................................................................... 10
        2.1.1     Key economic concerns by company type ................................................................................... 10
        2.1.2     Key economic concerns by company turnover ............................................................................ 12
    2.2 Impact on Export Volumes 2011–2013 ................................................................................ 14
        2.2.1     Impact on export volumes – manufacturing sector ...................................................................... 14
        2.2.2     Impact on export volumes – service sector .................................................................................. 16
        2.2.3     Impact on export volumes by company turnover ......................................................................... 17
    2.3 Impact on Investment Activity 2011–2013 ............................................................................ 18
        2.3.1     Impact on investment activities – manufacturing sector .............................................................. 18
        2.3.2     Impact on investment activities – service sector .......................................................................... 20
    2.4 Impact on Hiring................................................................................................................... 22
        2.4.1     Impact on hiring by company type ............................................................................................... 22
        2.4.2     Impact on hiring by company turnover ......................................................................................... 23
3      Business Impact......................................................................................................... 25
    3.1 Major Economic Factors Influencing Business ..................................................................... 26
        3.1.1     Major economic factors influencing business by company type .................................................. 26
        3.1.2     Major economic factors influencing business by company turnover ............................................ 29
    3.2 Impact of the Eurozone Crisis .............................................................................................. 30
        3.2.1     Impact of the eurozone crisis by company type ........................................................................... 30
        3.2.2     Impact of the eurozone crisis by company turnover .................................................................... 31
    3.3 Effects of the Crisis on Business .......................................................................................... 33
        3.3.1     Effects of the crisis on business by company type ...................................................................... 33
        3.3.2     Effects of the crisis on business by company turnover ................................................................ 35
    3.4 Impact of Credit Availability on Investment Activity .............................................................. 36
        3.4.1     Impact of credit availability on investment activities by company type ........................................ 36
        3.4.2     Impact of credit availability on investment activities by company turnover .................................. 37
4      Appendix ..................................................................................................................... 39
    4.1 Full Survey Results .............................................................................................................. 39
    4.2 Methodology ........................................................................................................................ 46
    4.3 Contact Us ........................................................................................................................... 46
    4.4 About Timetric...................................................................................................................... 46
    4.5 About VRL Financial News .................................................................................................. 47
    4.6 Disclaimer ............................................................................................................................ 47


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LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Key Economic Concerns by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 .............................................................................................11
Figure 2: Key Economic Concerns by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 .......................................................................................13
Figure 3: Impact on Export Volumes on the Manufacturing Sector in Europe (%), 2011–2013 .................................................................15
Figure 4: Impact on Export Volumes on the Service Sector in Europe (%), 2011–2013 ...........................................................................16
Figure 5: Impact on Export Volumes by Company Turnover in Europe (% 'Decrease' and ‘Increase’ Responses), 2011–2013................17
Figure 6: Impact on the Manufacturing Sector’s Investment Activities in Europe (%), 2011–2013 ............................................................19
Figure 7: Impact on the Service Sector’s Investment Activities in Europe (%), 2011–2013.......................................................................21
Figure 8: Impact on Hiring by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ..........................................................................................................23
Figure 9: Impact on Hiring by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 ....................................................................................................24
Figure 10: Major Economic Factors Influencing Business by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ..........................................................28
Figure 11: Major Economic Factors Influencing Business by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 ....................................................29
Figure 12: Impact of the Eurozone Crisis by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ...................................................................................31
Figure 13: Impact of the Eurozone Crisis by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 .............................................................................32
Figure 14: Effects of the Crisis on Business by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ...............................................................................34
Figure 15: Effects of the Crisis on Business by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 .........................................................................35
Figure 16: Impact of Credit Availability on Investment Activities by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 .................................................37
Figure 17: Impact of Credit Availability on Investment Activities by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 .................................................38




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LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Eurozone Crisis Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2012 .................................................................................................. 8
Table 2: European Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012 ........................................................................................................................... 8
Table 3: European Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012 .......................................................................................................... 8
Table 4: Key Economic Concerns by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ..............................................................................................11
Table 5: Key Economic Concerns by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 ........................................................................................12
Table 6: Impact on Export Volumes on the Manufacturing Sector in Europe (%), 2011–2013 ..................................................................15
Table 7: Impact on Export Volumes on the Service Sector in Europe (%), 2011–2013.............................................................................16
Table 8: Impact on the Manufacturing Sector’s Investment Activities in Europe (%), 2011–2013 .............................................................19
Table 9: Impact on the Service Sector’s Investment Activities in Europe (%), 2011–2013 ........................................................................20
Table 10: Impact on Hiring by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 .........................................................................................................23
Table 11: Impact on Hiring by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 ...................................................................................................24
Table 12: Major Economic Factors Influencing Business by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ............................................................27
Table 13: Impact of the Eurozone Crisis by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 .....................................................................................30
Table 14: Impact of the Eurozone Crisis by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 ..............................................................................32
Table 15: Effects of the Crisis on Business by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012 ................................................................................34
Table 16: Impact of Credit Availability on Investment Activities by Company Type in Europe (%), 2012...................................................37
Table 17: Impact of Credit Availability on Investment Activities by Company Turnover in Europe (%), 2012 ............................................38
Table 18: Full Survey Results – Closed Questions ..................................................................................................................................39




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 INTRODUCTION



1 Introduction

1.1 What is this Report About?

        This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Timetric and VRL’s exclusive panel of
        financial executives of major companies in Europe. As many countries in the eurozone are slipping to
        sovereign debt crisis, this report aims to analyze the impact of European debt crisis on various
        businesses operating in the European region and understand the strategies adopted to counter the
        crisis. Furthermore, this report also identifies key factors affecting the economy and businesses. The
        report also provides access to information categorized by manufacturing and services sectors and
        company turnover.


1.2 Definitions

            Manufacturing sector: All companies which use machines and tools to convert raw materials in to
            finished goods on a large scale for the purpose of sale are considered in this sector.

            Service secto
								
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