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The 2011 Import and Export Market for Milk in Solid Form Containing Up to 1.5% Milkfat in Uganda
ICON Group International, May 2010, Pages: 12
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat in Uganda face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat to Uganda? How important is Uganda compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat vary from one country of origin to another in Uganda? On the supply side, Uganda also exports milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat. Which countries receive the most exports from Uganda? How are these exports concentrated across buyers? 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 milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat in Uganda. 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 Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics which appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat for those countries serving Uganda via exports, or supplying from Uganda via imports. It does 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 Uganda fits into the world market for imported and exported milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat. The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for Uganda in particular, is estimated using 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 share that Uganda is likely to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize Uganda compared to other major country markets. In this way, all the figures provided in this report are forecasts that can be combined with internal information sources for strategic planning purposes.
After the worldwide summary in Chapter 2 of both imports and exports of milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each major country of origin serving Uganda. A “major” market is defined as a country where Uganda represents a substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each major country exporting to Uganda, one can thus observe how important Uganda is to that exporting country compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat originating from Uganda, for each major country of destination. In doing so, one can discover the share that Uganda has in each major market; this share value is often used as a measure of competitiveness for Uganda. In all cases, the total dollar volume and percentage share values by major trading partner are provided. Combined, Chapters 3 and 4 present a the total picture for imports and exports of milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat to and from Uganda to and from all other major countries in the world. "Milk in Solid Form Containing Up to 1.5% Milkfat" 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 "milk in solid form containing up to 1.5% milkfat" is 02221 .
1 INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
2 UGANDA AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1 Imports in Uganda in 2011
2.2 Exports from Uganda in 2011
3 IMPORTS IN UGANDA
4 EXPORTS FROM UGANDA
5 DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS
5.1 Disclaimers & Safe Harbor
5.2 ICON Group Ltd. User Agreement Provisions