Emerging Markets

A look at the local market and what businesses need to know to hire succesful leaders.

SpenglerFox began working in the Iranian market in 2009. Our experience involves working for clients in the Consumer, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Chemical industries. Interest among businesses to invest in Iran surged in 2015, with more specific needs for talent starting to arise in H2 2016.

That is why we put together this document, which aims at summarizing the findings and observations collected by SpenglerFox Consultants through one-to-one client and candidate conversations during trips and assignments in Iran. We hope it will serve as a resource for businesses and organisations interested in working on the Iranian market.

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication. However, we do not assume any liability whatsoever for the accuracy and completeness of the data collected and presented in this document.

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Worries about instability and global growth forecasts will likely test the mettle of business leaders in developing countries
This coming year looks to be a tough one for many markets around the globe.  Although GDP growth should be respectable this year for the US market, the IMF has revised its figures downward for Japan and EU countries.  Emerging market economies like China and Russia tell a similar story, albeit based on different local conditions:  market overreach now has China posting its lowest growth rates in a quarter-century and economic sanctions have crippled the Russian economy.  At the other end of the globe, Argentina battles with inflation rates at 40%.  Business managers in markets that were meant to drive global demand and economic expansion must come to terms with the reality of "follower economy" status.  They must work with their teams to find smart ways to generate new demand in developed markets and succeed in a global economy this is still partially overheated and still needs to deleverage.

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