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Slovakia Autos Report Q3 2011 - Product Image

Slovakia Autos Report Q3 2011

  • Published: June 2011
  • Region: Slovakia
  • 51 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Kia Motors
  • PSA Peugeot Citroën
  • Volkswagen (VW)
  • MORE

Business Monitor International's 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.

Slovakia has failed to attract any new entrants of late. Indian and Chinese auto companies, which are relatively new in emerging Europe , appear more interested in the less saturated markets in the region. In March, Indian automaker Tata Motors acquired the Fabryka Samochodow Osobowych (FSO) car plant in Polish capital Warsaw. Serbia, meanwhile, attracted investments from China's Dongfeng Motor Corporation in November 2009 and South Korea's Yura Corporation in April 2010.

BMI believes that there are a number of factors which are holding back Slovakia. Most crucially, labour costs are much higher than in other parts of eastern European. Estimates from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that hourly wages in the Slovakian auto segment are higher than those in Poland, Serbia and Bulgaria. The workers at the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava have won a 4.6% pay rise. Automotive World has reported that READ MORE >

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Slovakia Auto Industry SWOT
Economic SWOT
Business Environment SWOT

Global Overview

BMI's Core Views For The Automotives Industry
Regional Overview
EU Visualises An Oil-Free Future, But Will The Industry Accept It?
Table: EU Action Plan For Electric Vehicles
Table: Europe – Top Automotive Suppliers Sales By Region (US$mn) 2010
Table: BMI Industry Risk-Reward Ratings For Autos In Europe

Production And Sales
Table: Slovakia Auto Production And Sales
Table: Slovakia Auto Trade

Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario
Table: Slovakia - Economic Activity
Competitive Landscape
Euro Entry
Manufacturers – Passenger Cars

Company Monitor

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

- Volkswagen (VW)
- PSA Peugeot Citroën
- Kia Motors

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