To help U.S. business leaders better understand and assess the global business environment, Wells Fargo is introducing the International Business Indicator survey. The International Business Indicator tracks the strength and direction of U.S. companies’ international business outlook and activity over time. The survey also looks at where companies are planning to expand, what’s driving that expansion, and the obstacles that hinder their plans. For the survey, Wells Fargo commissioned the global research firm GfK to conduct 250 telephone interviews from February through April 2014, with executives at middle market and larger U.S. companies engaged in international business. Click on the materials below to view the survey results.

International Business Indicator Commentary (YouTube video)

Sanjiv Sanghvi, head of Wells Fargo Global Banking, introduces the International Business Indicator survey and reviews the key findings.
International Business Indicator Commentary
 

Indicator Full Survey Report (PDF*)

A comprehensive view of the survey results, along with the complete, annotated questionnaire, are included in this report.
Indicator Full Survey Report
 

Indicator Key Findings Report (PDF*)

This two-page report provides a summary of the key survey highlights.
Indicator Key Findings Report
 

Indicator Infographic (PDF*)

This infographic illustrates the most compelling findings from the survey.
Indicator Infographic
 

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For questions or comments regarding the International Business Indicator survey, please email indicator@wellsfargo.com.
 
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