Optimism about the economy at a 10 year high

CFOs around the world are the most optimistic in ten years about economic growth. Against this, almost all Singapore CFOs plan to spend more but their spending priorities have changed from last year. The focus is now on staying competitive locally rather than expanding their business overseas given political and economic uncertainty.

American Express’ latest research provides insights into the top spending priorities and investment plans of CFOs based on the global business and spending outlook for 2017.