Global Economic Conditions Survey Report: Q4 2013

2014 will almost certainly be the last year of the recovery and we should see a return to normal economic life, though it will be a long time before anyone knows this for sure, according to this ACCA report.


  • Introduction
  • New consensus on recovery fails to lift business confidence in Q4
  • Capital spending at five-year high
  • The famine and the feast driving business confidence
  • Middle East and Far East rebound, but weakness in the West sets the tone
  • The East embraces austerity
  • Fundamentals: an overview of selected markets
  • Views from the coalface
  • Conclusions

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