Slovakia Autos Report Q4 2010

  • ID: 1326887
  • September 2010
  • Region: Slovakia
  • 49 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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  • Kia Motors
  • PSA Peugeot Citroën
  • Volkswagen (VW)
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The Slovakia Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Slovakia's automotive industry.

The Slovakian economy is beginning to make meaningful economic gains. The global downturn significantly depressed its core export trades, but forecasts are now being upgraded. The central bank recently increased its growth figures for this year from 3.2% to 3.7%, demonstrating increasing confidence in not only domestic markets but also foreign appetite. This is significantly above BMI's forecast of 1.5%, and also is a great improvement on 2009's 4.9% fall. The country is poised to outperform the eurozone region, which is set to expand 0.8% in 2010, according to forecasts from the European Central Bank.

In terms of auto production, several of the big players have begun to ramp up their output from 2009's lows. In July, Volkswagen (VW) announced it will hire 1,000 staff in Slovakia to help meet new orders for its luxury SUV's. Kia Motors also has said it intends to raise production at its Slovakian facility to 210,000 cars in READ MORE >

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  • Kia Motors
  • PSA Peugeot Citroën
  • Volkswagen (VW)
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Executive Summary

Slovakia Auto Industry SWOT
Slovakia Political SWOT
Slovakia Economic SWOT
Slovakia Business Environment SWOT

Regional Overview BMI Stands By Domestic Demand Side View For Emerging Europe
Standing By The Domestic Demand Side Story

Business Environment Ratings
Table: Western Central And Eastern Europe Business Environment Ratings

Industry Forecast Scenario
Production And Sales
Table: Slovakia Auto Production And Sales
Table: Slovakia Trade
Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario
Table: Slovakia – Economic Activity

Competitive Landscape
Euro Entry
Manufacturers – Passenger Cars
New Investment

Company Monitor
PSA Peugeot Citroën Regional Profile
Financial Woes
Focus On Faurecia
Merger Opportunity
Eye On Eastern Europe

Company Profiles
Volkswagen (VW)
PSA Peugeot Citroën
Kia Motors

Country Snapshot: Slovakia Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2001-2006
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Wages, 2000-2012

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts

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- Volkswagen (VW)

- PSA Peugeot Citroën

- Kia Motors

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