of Russian CEOs are very confident about their company’s revenue growth within the next 12 months. Last year this number was 53%.
of Russian CEOs plan to initiate a cost-reduction initiative within the next 12 months. This number is 26% up compared to the last year.
of CEOs worldwide consider Russia as one of the most important countries for overall growth prospects over the next 12 months. USA is #1 (38%), China is #2 (34%).
"Business diversification has always been a factor, both for strong, established market players and those that are still catching up. But, history shows that not all market entries are a success."
"In turbulent times, you tend to think back to what is known as the 'core', and focus on those things that really matter."
"In my view, it's essential to monitor trends in growing markets and be on the lookout for new opportunities."
"Today almost all industries feel the lack of qualified workforce, especially engineers. That's why we have our own strategy - we open PhosAgro courses for talented young people."
"In recent years we've seen how the economic center of gravity in society has been shifting away from industry towards an increasingly greater role for the service sector, and enhancements in the quality of life.”
"In the next three to five years, the global economy will develop in various ways. The overall trend will be positive. However, every country will have to face their own circumstances."