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Defense Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report November 2016-April 2017

Defense Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report November 2016-April 2017

Summary
Mergers and acquisitions are expected to increase within the defense industry over the next six months (November 2016–April 2017) as a result of growing demand for services such as cybersecurity, intelligence analysis, and surveillance. Market uncertainty, political interference, and decreasing defense expenditure have been highlighted as major business concerns for the global defense industry over the next six months, although respondents are willing to increase their focus towards new products and services and expansion in current market/abroad. Furthermore, developing economies such as India, Saudi Arabia, and China are projected to offer significant growth opportunities for the global defense industry. On average, the global defense industries’ procurement expenditure is projected to increase by 6% over the next six months.

Key Findings
Introducing new products and services, expansion in current markets, and improving operational efficiency are the top three priorities for defense organizations in the coming six months
Among the developed markets, the US, Germany, and the UK will offer significant growth opportunities in the coming six months
Market uncertainty and political interference will present the biggest challenges for defense organizations during the next six months
Organizations intend to increase use of technology, and locate lower cost sources of supply over the next six months
Procurement expenditure for defense organizations is projected to increase by an average of 6% over the next six months

Synopsis
SDI’s Defense Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report examines executives’ opinion on the business outlook and procurement activities over November 2016–April 2017. Organizations can know about key business priorities, supplier price variations, changes in capital expenditure, mergers and acquisitions within the global defense industry, and organizations’ perspective towards e-procurement.

Reasons To Buy
Highlights key business priorities (including comparisons over the last six months) thus helping defense companies to realign business strategy
Organizations can develop or adjust business expansion plans by knowing the significant growth offering emerging and developed markets highlighted in the report
Make changes in procurement budget allocations through procurement budget projections anticipated by executives for November 2016–April 2017
Implement effective price management strategy by viewing supplier price variations highlighted for next six months


Introduction
Definitions
Methodology and sample size
Respondent profile
Global Business Outlook in Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Strategic business priorities
Emerging markets with significant growth potential
Growth potential for developed markets
Mergers and acquisition
Leading business concerns
Capital expenditure projections
Procurement Behaviors and Strategies
Potential changes in procurement resources and objectives
Procurement activity outlook in key areas
Global procurement budget projections
Planned change in procurement expenditure
Supplier prices outlook
Organizations’ viewpoints on E-procurement
Appendix
List of Figures
Figure 1: Organizations Top Priorities - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 2: Organizations Top Five Priorities - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 3: Organizations Top Five Priorities - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 4: Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 5: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 6: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 7: Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016–Sep 2016)
Figure 8: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 9: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 10: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 11: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 12: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 13: Major Concerns for Organizations - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 14: Top Five Major Concerns for Organizations - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 15: Top Five Major Concerns for Organizations - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 16: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - Overall, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 17: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 18: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 19: Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 20: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 21: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 22: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - Overall, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 23: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 24: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 25: Global Procurement Budget Outlook - Overall and Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 26: Global Procurement Budget Outlook - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 27: Change in Procurement Expenditure - Overall and Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 28: Change in Procurement Expenditure - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 29: Supplier Prices Expectations - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 30: Supplier Prices Expectations - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 31: Supplier Prices Expectations - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 32: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement - Overall, Comparison (Nov 2016-Apr 2017 and Apr 2016-Sep 2016)
Figure 33: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement - By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 34: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement - By Company Type, Nov 2016-Apr 2017

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