Posted , June 17, 2013.

We recently asked over 1000 senior executives & managers the following question:

 

Has the fluctuations in the Australian Dollar impacted your business

 

Here is the feedback we have received;

 

1.      93% impacted by the high Australian Dollar

 

2.      52% impacted by the falling Australian Dollar

 48% NOT impacted by falling Australian Dollar

 

3.      57% predict the Australian Dollar will fall further over next 12 months

 

4.      51% currently export AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURED  goods

 

5.      93% import raw materials &/or FOREIGN MANUFACTURED goods

 

6.      40% predict trading conditions will be WORSE in 2013/14

 23% predict trading conditions will be BETTER in 2013/14

 

7.      72% do not expect to be hiring in 2013/14