The 2013 Import and Export Market for Oleic, Linoleic, or Linolenic Acids, and Their Salts and Esters in Africa
- Language: English
- Published: January 2013
- Region: Africa
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners approaching the market in Oceana face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters to Oceana? What is the dollar value of these imports? How much do the imports of oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters vary from one country to another in Oceana? Do exporters serving the market in Oceana have similar market shares across the importing countries? On the supply side, Oceana also sells to the international market of oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters. Which countries in Oceana supply the most exports of oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters? Which countries are buying their exports? What is the value of these exports and which countries are the largest buyers?
This report was created for strategic planners, international marketing executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters in Oceana. With the globalization of this market, managers can no longer be contented with a local view. Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics that appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters for those countries serving Oceana via exports or supplying from Oceana via imports. We do so for the current year based on a variety of key historical indicators and econometric models.
In what follows, Chapter 2 begins by summarizing where Oceana fits into the world market for imported and exported oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters. The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for Oceana in particular, is based on a model which aggregates across over 150 key country markets and projects these to the current year. From there, each country represents a percent of the world market. This market is served from a number of competitive countries of origin. Based on both demand- and supply-side dynamics, market shares by country of origin are then calculated across each country market destination. These shares lead to a volume of import and export values for each country and are aggregated to regional and world totals. In doing so, we are able to obtain maximum likelihood estimates of both the value of each market and the shares that countries in Oceana are likely to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize markets within Oceana. In this way, all the figures provided in this report are forecasts that can be combined with internal information for strategic planning purposes.
After the worldwide summary in Chapter 2 of both imports and exports for Oceana, Chapter 3 details the exports of oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters, but for each individual country in Oceana. Chapter 4 does the same, but for imports of oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters for all countries in Oceana. In all cases, the total dollar volume and percentage share values by major trading partner are provided. Combined, Chapters 3 and 4 present the complete picture for imports and exports of oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters to and from Oceana to and from all other countries in the world. Of the 150 countries considered, if a country is not reported here it is therefore estimated to have only a negligible level of trade in oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters (i.e. their market shares are close or equal to zero percent). "Oleic, Linoleic, or Linolenic Acids, and Their Salts and Esters" as a category is defined in this report following the definition given by the United Nations Statistics Division Classification Registry using the Standard International Trade Classification, Revision 3 (SITC, Rev. 3). The SITC code that defined "oleic, linoleic, or linolenic acids, and their salts and esters" is 51378 . For more information on this definition, please refer to the following web site:
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1 METHODOLOGY 6
1.1 Our Approach 6
2 OCEANA’S SHARE OF THE WORLD MARKET 17
2.1 Exports from Oceana as Share of the World Export Market 17
2.2 Imports in Oceana as Share of the World Import Market 19
3 EXPORTS FROM OCEANA 23
3.1 Executive Summary 23
3.2 Australia 24
4 IMPORTS INTO OCEANA 25
4.1 Executive Summary 25
4.2 Australia 26
4.3 New Zealand 27
5 DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS 28
5.1 Disclaimers & Safe Harbor 28
5.2 ICON Group Ltd. User Agreement Provisions 29