Central Europe CFO Survey 2018
Benchmarking Corporate Financial Attitudes in 2018
Over the past 8 years Deloitte has conducted several studies that track the latest thinking and actions of CFOs that represent the largest and most influential companies in Central Europe. The goal for this year’s survey is to capture the shifts in CFOs’ opinions on topics including risk, GDP growth, financing priorities and the most recent issues facing business as digital transformation of finance function.
This year, our study will take place in 12 countries in the CE region: Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
The 2018 Central European CFO Pulse Survey should take less than 15 minutes of your time to complete. As is stated in our policy, your responses will remain completely confidential and will not be directly associated with you or your company in any way.
We want to thank you in advance for your participation and continued support. We look forward to sharing the results with you in early 2018. As a survey participant, you will receive copy of the results of Deloitte's 2018 Survey and an invitation to business event to discuss the results and trends with other participants.
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Message from the Program Leader
Essentially, last year’s report gave us an overall picture of positive expectations in a testing environment. On the one hand, the CFO Confidence Index, which we included for the second time, showed a significant 29-point rise in economic confidence over last year. On the other, there were some real worries about the quality of the business environment in which companies had to operate last year. However, a clear majority of CFOs had real confidence in their own abilities and in their companies’ business model and strategy. It will be very interesting to see how CFOs expectations are reflected by the events across our region of the next 12 months.
- Gavin Flook, CFO Program Leader, Deloitte Central Europe
Deloitte CE CFO Survey report 2017
We are pleased to present the 8th edition of the Deloitte CE CFO Survey report, tracking the latest thinking and actions of CFOs representing largest and most influential companies in the region.
For Bulgaria the survey was held for the 6th time, following the Central-European questionnaire and methodology. CFOs were asked to share their expectations in three major areas: economic outlook, business environment outlook and companies’ growth outlook.
This survey paints a picture of an increased confidence across the CE region. CFOs in Bulgaria also enter 2017 in better spirits than any time since the last 4 years. The brighter mood represents improved prospects for the CFOs own businesses and the economic growth. Strict cost control is still to keep an eye on, however the openness to introduction of new products / services is now more visible.
More you can find in the report attached.