Manufacturing Sector Survey in progress

The CZI recently started conducting this year’s annual State of The Manufacturing Sector Survey. The Survey is carried out annually with the purpose of finding and analyzing the various factors that are affecting the business operations and growth, particularly focusing on the manufacturing sector and to provide possible solutions to the obstacles affecting business performance.The CZI recently started conducting this year’s annual State of The Manufacturing Sector Survey. The Survey is carried out annually with the purpose of finding and analyzing the various factors that are affecting the business operations and growth, particularly focusing on the manufacturing sector and to provide possible solutions to the obstacles affecting business performance.

The main objectives of the survey include providing the following:

  • Businesses with a lobbying position and reference point when meeting policy makerso
  • Government with information on obstacles to economic growth as well possible solutions in designing better economic policyo
  • Academia with information on analyzing the current business environmento
  • Empirical evidence from the findings which will be put to use when coming up with solutions to problems arising 

Sections covered in the survey include Value Chain Development; Company information and operations strategy; Technology and innovation; Foreign trade and Financial Environment; Overall perception of the Economy among other things. Last year’s response to the survey increased from 39% in 2015 to 62% with this year’s edition expected to increase to much more better figures.

This year’s State of The Manufacturing Sector Survey results are expected to be released in October.

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