North America Polypropylene Industry Outlook to 2016 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants
- Published: February 2012
- Region: America, North America, United States
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on polypropylene in primary forms in Hungary face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying polypropylene in primary forms to Hungary? How important is Hungary compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of polypropylene in primary forms vary from one country of origin to another in Hungary? On the supply side, Hungary also exports polypropylene in primary forms. Which countries receive the most exports from Hungary? 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 polypropylene in primary forms in Hungary. 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 Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics which appear several years after the fact.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 polypropylene in primary forms for those countries serving Hungary via exports, or supplying from Hungary 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 Hungary fits into the world market for imported and exported polypropylene in primary forms. The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for Hungary 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 Hungary is likely to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize Hungary 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 polypropylene in primary forms, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each major country of origin serving Hungary. A “major” market is defined as a country where Hungary represents a substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each major country exporting to Hungary, one can thus observe how important Hungary is to that exporting country compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of polypropylene in primary forms originating from Hungary, for each major country of destination. In doing so, one can discover the share that Hungary has in each major market; this share value is often used as a measure of competitiveness for Hungary. 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 polypropylene in primary forms to and from Hungary to and from all other major countries in the world. "Polypropylene in Primary Forms" 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 "polypropylene in primary forms" is 57511 . SHOW LESS READ MORE >
1 INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
2 HUNGARY AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1 Imports in Hungary in 2011
2.2 Exports from Hungary in 2011
3 IMPORTS IN HUNGARY
3.2.4 Czech Republic
3.2.11 Serbia and Montenegro
3.2.15 the United Kingdom
3.3 the Middle East
4 EXPORTS FROM HUNGARY
4.2.23 the United Kingdom
4.3 North America & the Caribbean
4.3.1 the United States
4.4 the Middle East
5 DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS
5.1 Disclaimers & Safe Harbor
5.2 ICON Group Ltd. User Agreement Provisions