International Business Report

India mid-market survey

The International Business Report (IBR) gathers responses biannually from 10,000 business leaders in 32 economies, with 250 respondents from India. The IBR surveys mid-market business leaders on their sentiments around economic optimism, growth expectation, investment expectations and constraints to business growth.

Indian business leaders were additionally asked five India-specific questions on their views around recent reforms and their expectations of economic growth in the coming year.

This report captures the survey findings from business leaders in India and their outlook for the next 12 months. The survey’s key findings include:

  • 69% of mid-market business leaders surveyed are optimistic about the outlook of the country’s economy.
  • 72% of business leaders surveyed expect an increase in revenue and 64% feel profitability will increase in the coming year.
  • 66% of business leaders surveyed expect an increase in employment in the coming year.
  • 79% of business leaders surveyed in India believe that the government has taken enough measures to enhance ‘ease of doing business’.