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January 25, 2016

spain,uk,ireland and portugal among europe's fastest growing ad makets



YEAR ON YEAR AD GROWTH 2015 VS 2016


The latest data from Carat, the leading global media network reflects continued optimism on its updated forecasts for worldwide advertising expenditure in 2015 and 2016, 
global advertising spends across Top 10  markets of western  europe is likely to remain positive  and will see solid growth across Digital and Mobile  channels 

 Western Europe returned to positive territory in 2014, with +2.8% growth. In 2015, a similar growth rate of +2.6%  was  forecast with a further increase of +2.9% predicted for 2016.

The European markets showing the highest growth in the region this year and in 2016 are Spain, UK, Ireland and Portugal, whilst in Greece advertising spend has been revised down to -12.0% from +8.0% predicted in the March 2015 report

UK : In 2016  UK market is predicted  with a year on- year growth rate of +5.5%. The 2016 UEFA European Football Championships, at which it is possible that multiple home nations may qualify, is likely to start a summer of increased spending, with the 2016 Rio Olympic Games also driving some advertising revenue.

Germany will see a further increase in advertising spend of +1.7% is predicted for 2016, with no significant impact expected to come from the 2016 UEFA European Football Championships and 2016 Rio Olympics

Spain will see a further +6.9% growth is expected in 2016

The advertising market in France is forecast to reach €10billion in 2016, with a Television  accounting for 33% share of total ad spends along with 5% increase in  digital in 2016

In 2016 Italy will see a growth of 0.7% in overall advertising. The TV market in Italy declined by 3% as print media during the first half of the year is down by -10%.

Russia  will start to recover from Q2-Q3 2016. In 2015, only digital media will show increase in spend  with +5.7% growth. Online Video is will be growing fastest with  +15% yearly growth