The economic issue has taken recent weeks agenda, because even though the macro and micro figures show growth in activity, investment and consumption, the feeling is that the best times are not for everyone.
B & # 39; no way contributed to the perception of & # 39; of & # 39 September Imacec; 2.3% – the lowest rate of the year – nor unemployment figures quarter of 7.1% of & # 39; July-August-September.
The questions led to a reaction & # 39; soon by the government. The Minister & # 39; Economy, José Ramón Valente, started a series of & # 39; f & # 39 presentations, seminars, radio, television and writing, and recognized that the problem was not in the figures, but when they discover that had to be explained.
But & # 39; are the ones who run the business world in Chile think about the economy? Along with the selection of the most outstanding personalities of the year in the business world, the survey conducted by Pulse jet, Cadem and the University Adolfo Ibáñez – which participated in nearly 400 dealer, the company and executive director – address also the economic situation of the country.
Their results show that this group is more optimistic idea & # 39; what is happening in Chile. In fact, when asked about how they see the current state of the economy, 68.1% say that the country is making progress, 29.3% believe that the economy shrinking 2.6% and retired.
When asked about how they see future prospects, the mood becomes much more optimistic, since 81.4% of & # 39; respondents believe that in the next 12 months the situation & # 39; the economy will move & # 39; forward.
When asked about the reality of their business environment, the answers are also optimistic. 68% consider that the overall economic situation of their company is very good or good, 23.3% and 5.9% which is regular, bad or very bad.
Like the economic situation of the country, they estimate that in the 12 months following the reality of their companies will be better. In fact, 80.4% believe it will be very good and 14.9%, regular.
Where will focus efforts
The teams & # 39; management of Chilean companies have already defined at & # 39; what they will concentrate their efforts in the coming 12 months. According to the data obtained in surveys conducted by Pulse jet, Cadem and the University Adolfo Ibáñez, 23% of companies will be focused on issues & # 39; competitiveness, economy and trade.
New technologies are also matters affecting them, 21.8% will join efforts in digital transformation, programs & # 39; innovation of their operations and cost efficiency.
In the third position of the scale of the concern is the regulatory issue. According to the survey, 10.3% of respondents believe that the main efforts and resources will focus on changes in the regulatory framework, legal certainty.