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66% CEOs in India expect recession in 2023; layoffs on the cards

Eighty-six per cent CEOs in India, compared to 71 per cent CEOs globally, predict that a recession will impact company earnings by up to 10 per cent over the next 12 months.

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Half of the Indian CEO, compared to 37 per cent CEOs globally, plan to pause or reduce their digital transformation strategy in the next six months to prepare for an anticipated recession.

Ruchika Chitravanshi
Indian CEOs are expecting a decline in growth prospects of companies and the country, but are expecting to bounce back in the short-term, according to KPMG 2022 India CEO Outlook.

Eighty-six per cent CEOs in India, compared to 71 per cent CEOs globally, predict that a recession will impact company earnings by up to 10 per cent over the next 12 months.

The top three steps to weather such challenges include reducing profit margins and managing costs — 40 per cent, boosting productivity and diversifying their supply chain 34 per cent and implementing a hiring freeze 33 per

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First Published: Oct 17 2022 | 9:01 PM IST

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