The year promises to be one of significant challenges for businesses and societies, globally and throughout Asia. Economically, slowing growth—especially in China—currency and energy volatility, and the potential of higher interest rates and rising wages will likely put an even tighter squeeze on corporate profits. Geopolitical uncertainty and conflict will remain front and center on the global agenda.
More unpredictability, more volatility, and more regulation mean more risks in the global and regional business environment—but also more opportunities. And according to our CEO respondents in Asia-Pacific, it will take an aligned, agile, and innovative organization to seize them for commercial success.