Navigator 2021

Navigator 2021

Giving you an inside track into what business decision-makers around the world are thinking, feeling and planning, Navigator has been reimagined to help you identify fresh opportunities for growth.

With insights from futurists, experts and business owners around the globe, Navigator is a rich hub of information and expertise to help drive your business forward.

HSBC Navigator: the voice of business

Our latest survey (released in November 2021) of more than 7300 businesses around the world shows a wave of optimism across all markets as well as some common challenges and a shared focus on sustainability.

The latest insights from businesses like yours are:



of businesses are optimistic about future growth

Supply chains


anticipate supply chain disruption



growth is expected by some businesses to result from a focus on sustainability

Take a look at the business stories that are emerging from the latest Navigator findings and hear from experts, strategists and business leaders on the topics that are influencing decisions right now and for 2022.

The missing link: what you should look for in a supply chain
Business resilience and flexibility are key to coping with the unexpected, but how much do you value sustainability metrics such as diversity and carbon footprint in your supply chain?
Grow, grow, grow! What a successful business looks like in 2022
The business community globally has proven to be extraordinarily resilient in the face of adversity over the past two years. Even with the challenges of COVID-19 and continued supply chain disruption, the mood among business owners is buoyant.
Asia-Pacific: investing in tech, sustainability and supply chains to boost business
Our Navigator survey of 3,000 businesses in the Asia-Pacific region reveals that they have been quick to take the lessons on the pandemic on board and are leading the drive to digitalisation.

Unlocking the business potential within China’s Greater Bay Area

Will the Greater Bay Area lead the charge for China’s economic growth? Businesses looking for the next phase of expansion stand to benefit from the region’s unique economic opportunities.

Succeeding in China 2021

Despite the changing nature of international relations, international companies continue to find value in China-centric growth and investment strategies.

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