2018 Events to Watch

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A comprehensive overview of FSG’s 2018 events to watch. Learn about FSG’s view on the top events that need to be part of business risk management given their potential impact and velocity on the global operating environment, should they occur.

Overview, Table of Contents & Sample Pages below


FSG’s 2018 events to watch are the downside and upside scenarios that multinational companies should evaluate to ensure that their strategic plans are resilient when the unexpected occurs.

This report is a companion to the base-case scenarios outlined in our Global Outlook for 2018 and our most recent Regional Outlooks. While our base-case scenarios for 2018 indicate a broad-based, if fragile, global economic recovery, downside risks remain prevalent and should continue to add urgency to developing capabilities for contingency planning and market monitoring.

What you will learn

  • What are the top 9 global events executives should prepare for
  • Which events present the most upside and downside for global business
  • How can multinational companies optimize management processes accordingly

What you will receive

  • Immediate access to the 66-page PDF report
  • Exclusive email updates covering emerging markets business topics
  • Special discounts on future report purchases

Table of Contents

  • 2018 will be no Safer for Multinationals3
  • Global Events to Watch for 20184
  • Events to Watch Methodology5
  •   Mandates for Growth are Evolving6
  •   Planning Assumptions are Changing Quickly7
  •   Events to Watch Methodology8
  •   Align Global and Regional Scenarios9
  •   Assess Potential Impact on Business10
  •   Retrospective on 2017 Events to Watch11
  • Events to Watch for 201812
  •   2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events13
  •   Global Events to Watch for 201814
  •   Event #1: China Loses Control15-18
  •   Event #2: Korean Conflict19-22
  •   Event #3: US-China Trade War23-26
  •   Event #4: NAFTA Exit27-30
  •   Event #5: Eurozone Crisis Renewed31-34
  •   Event #6: Brexit Canceled35-38
  •   FSG’s Energy Price View for 201839
  •   Oil Prices Could Be Disrupted in 201840
  •   Event #7: Oil Supply Shortage41-43
  •   Event #8: OPEC Deal Dismantled44-46
  •   Event #9: Cyber Warriors Target Business47-50
  • Regional Disruptors for 201851
  •   2018 Global and Regional Disruptive Events52
  •   Latin America Disruptors53
  •   Asia Pacific Disruptors54
  •   Western Europe Disruptors55
  •   Central Europe Disruptors56
  •   CIS Disruptors57
  •   Middle East and North Africa Disruptors58
  •   Sub-Saharan Africa Disruptors59
  • Implications for MNCs: Prepare for Disruptive Events60
  •   The Business Case for Contingency Planning61
  •   Contingency-Planning Methodology62
  •   Contingency-Planning Process63
  •   Scenario-Planning Processes64
  •   Market-Monitoring Processes65
  • About Frontier Strategy Group66

Sample Pages

Frontier Strategy Group is a leading information and advisory services firm that works with over 200 multinational clients operating in emerging markets globally. Our analysts and commentary are regularly featured in outlets such as the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, CNBC, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal.

Unlike most research providers, our reports and analysis focus on the issues that matter most for international business. Rather than  cover high-level macroeconomic analysis, our reports interpret how geopolitical and economic trends impact key business activities at a global, regional, national, and sub-national level.

Our unparalleled access to 5,000+ client executives leading businesses around the globe fuels our research agenda, surfacing hot topics and trend analysis that leads the curve, rather than follows it