Global Marketing Index, April 2013: Marketers show optimism for fourth month in a row

Suzy Young and Tom Bristow

  • Headline GMI once again performs strongly in all regions
  • Global marketing budgets rise for the fourth consecutive month
  • Trading conditions in Europe more positive than Asia Pacific for the first time
  • Staffing levels continue to rise rapidly in all regions

Global marketers continue to have a positive outlook, according to the latest data from Warc’s Global Marketing Index (GMI).

Headline GMI
Combines data for trading conditions, marketing budgets and staffing. Above 50 = generally improving; below 50 = generally declining