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Business Survey 2018

News from 2018-09-13 / KfW Research

Digitalisation is gaining momentum

Together with 20 trade associations, KfW Group has carried out a business survey on bank behaviour and financing for the 17th time.

The most important findings on digitalisation are:

  • More than half of businesses have firm plans to implement digitalisation projects.
  • Large enterprises, manufacturers and companies of wholesale and foreign trade are at the forefront of digitalisation.
  • Main motivation for investment is improving efficiency.
  • Access to credit for digitalisation projects poorer than for other investments.

Business Survey 2018 – Digitalisation  (PDF, 35 KB, non-accessible)

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