Preparing for the Worst, Maximizing Potential in a Multiple Risk Environment
While organizations are still picking up the pieces from what has been a tumultuous period for the global economy and industries, some economists are predicting another economic storm touching down in the next 12 months causing further dislocations and hardships.
If the worst case scenario unfolds, global organizations small and large will struggle to perform and could face a critical inflection point determining their future success or failure. IHS Worst Case Scenario Forecasts & Analysis will provide the information your organization needs to prepare for the worst, and thrive in a multi-risk environment.
This research will focus on the consequences of the following events unfolding in succession in the near future, including:
- US fiscal cliff driven by the expiration of tax cuts and spending and stimulus declines
- Hard landing in China, manifested as a dramatic slow-down in GDP growth
- Eurozone break-up: dissolution of the euro nations and economies
- Escalation in Middle-East conflict from rising tensions, particularly in Iran and Syria
In this research, IHS analyzes how fiscal austerity in the US, coupled with degradation of the Eurozone could set off a domino effect of consequences, dampening China growth further, leaving governments with policy gaps too great to fill quickly, and impacting business around the globe.
Armed with industry forecasts, business leaders can prepare for the following potential impacts of the above high-risk events. This research will focus on quantifying the following results:
- Decreased demand and pricing power
- Cost fluctuations as uncertainty reigns
- Margin impacts of declining pricing in the face of cost volatility
- Discontinuity of supply for key inputs
- Lack of access to credit
Information and preparedness are integral to implementing a successful business strategy. Equipped with insight to industry revenue and spend, you can assess the damage to your end-markets, enabling a quick response should these global economic catastrophes unfold. Don't stand idle as the perfect storm approaches, begin planning for it and prepare to ensure your organization has what it needs to thrive in a multi-risk environment.