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Introduction
Definitions
Methodology and sample size
Respondent profile

Global business outlook in December 2017-May 2018
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

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Figure 1: Organizations top priorities - overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 2: Organizations top five priorities - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 3: Emerging market with significant growth opportunities - overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 4: Top five emerging market with significant growth opportunities - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 5: Developing markets with prominent growth prospects - overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 6: Top five developing markets with prominent growth prospects - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 7: Change in mergers and acquisitions, overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 8: Change in mergers and acquisitions, regional, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 9: Major concerns for organizations - overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 10: Top five major concerns for organizations - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 11: Change in capital expenditure in key areas - overall, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 12: Change in capital expenditure in key areas - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 13: Procurement resources and objectives expectations - overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 14: Top four procurement resources and objectives expectations - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 15: Change in procurement activities in strategic areas - overall, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 16: Change in procurement activities in strategic areas - by region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 17: Global procurement budget outlook - overall and regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 18: Change in procurement expenditure - overall and regional, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 19: Supplier prices expectations - overall, comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 20: Supplier prices expectations - by region, Dec 2017-May 2018
Figure 21: Organizational perspective on e-procurement - overall comparison (June-Nov 2017 and Dec 2017-May 2018)
Figure 22: Organizational perspective on e-procurement - by region


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