The economic issue was put on the agenda of recent weeks, because although macro and micro figures show growth in activity, investment and consumption, the feeling is that the best times are not accessible to everyone.
It did not in any way have helped Imacec's view in September of 2.3 percent – the lowest year – and in the mobile quarter in July-August and September by 7.1 percent.
The questions prompted the government's rapid response. Minister of Economy José Ramón Valente launched a series of presentations in seminars, radio, television and in the press, acknowledging that the problem is not in the chapter, but he did not understand that they should be explained.
But what about businesses that lead business in Chile, think of the economy? In the business of PADSON, Cadem and Adolfo Ibáñez, the study of the most prominent personalities of the year – involving almost 400 businessmen, business leaders and managers – is also the case with the economy.
Their results show that this group has a more optimistic view of what is happening in Chile. In fact, when asked when they see the current state of the economy, 68.1 per cent say that the country is progressing, 29.3 per cent believe that the economy has stopped and 2.6 per cent withdraws.
When asked about how they see future prospects, the mood is much more optimistic, as 81.4% of respondents believe that the economic situation will progress over the next 12 months.
When asked about the reality of the business environment, the answers are also optimistic. 68% estimated that the company's overall financial situation was very good or good, 23.3% regularly and 5.9%, poor or very poor.
Like the country's economic situation, they estimate that in the next 12 months, the reality of business will improve. In fact, 80.4% believe that it is very good and 14.9%, on a regular basis.
Where are the efforts centered?
Chile's corporate management teams have already determined what will focus on their efforts over the next 12 months. According to a study conducted by PULSO, Cadem and Adolfo Ibáñez, 23% of companies focus on competitiveness, economy and trade.
New technologies are also a matter for them, 21.8 percent combining digital conversion, innovation programs and cost-effectiveness.
In the third place, the extent of concern is a matter of regulation. According to the study, 10.3% of respondents believe that the main efforts and resources focus on changes in the regulatory framework, legal certainty.