Bahrain Autos Report Q4 2010

  • ID: 1397119
  • September 2010
  • Region: Bahrain
  • 48 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Bahrain Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Bahrain's automotive industry.

Bahrain's economy has bounced back from the global economic crisis. Growth is expected to improve dramatically this year, in this the most economically diverse country in the Gulf region. BMI expects new car sales to continue to grow at around 3% each year – a total of 15% growth over the five-year forecasting period of 2009-2014. While this is not as heady a growth rate as can be found in other countries, the saturated nature of the market combined with the relatively low national income limits opportunities for rapid growth. Despite this, the Bahraini market remains attractive as long as more general economic fears are resolved in the near future.

Bahrain's economy took a blow in August as Moody's Investor Services downgraded the Gulf country's credit rating to A3. While this is still an investment grade rating, it is the lowest out of any of the Gulf countries. This decision is largely due to the Bahraini government's READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Bahrain Auto Industry SWOT
Political SWOT Analysis
Economic SWOT Analysis
Business Environment SWOT

Regional Overview
Change Ahead For The GCC
Trouble In South Africa And Turkey, Uncertainty In Iran
Impact On Production

Business Environment Ratings
Table: Middle East And Africa Business Environment Ratings

Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Bahrain – Auto Industry Historical Data And Forecasts
Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario

Competitive Landscape
Table: Bahrain Auto Sector – Key Players
Regional Developments

Company Monitor
Regional Case Study: Nissan Motor
Table: Nissan MEA Production Facilities
Table: Nissan MEA Distributors

Company Profiles
Al Zayani Investments
National Motor

Country Snapshot: Bahrain Demographic Data
Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education And Healthcare
Table: Education
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Employment Indicators
Consumer Expenditure, 1999-2004 (US$)
Average Annual Wages

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Forecasting Model

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- National Motor

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