+353-1-416-8900REST OF WORLD
1-800-526-8630U.S. (TOLL FREE)

A Profile of the Paint Industry of the Americas

  • ID: 45574
  • Report
  • January 2003
  • 231 pages
  • IRL
1 of 4
This new, fourth edition provides a concise profile of the paint industry in the region of the Americas. This report fully revises and expands upon previous publications covering the market for paints in the Americas region, most recently the edition released in October 2000.

The profiled is organised in terms of the following geographical regions and countries:

- North America: Canada, Mexico, USA
- South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
- Central America & Caribbean: Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago
- Other Countries: Barbados, Belize, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Suriname

The following aspects of the industry are reviewed:

- Production of paint by country
- Imports of paint by country
- Exports of paint by country
- Paint market size by country
- Market segmentation by paint application
- Information on major paint producers in the region
- Trends in the national paint markets
- Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in the Americas paint industry
- Market forecasts

Research for this report included telephone interviews with key personnel from paint suppliers in the region, as well as a review of all available published sources and statistics.

Telephone interviews in English, Spanish and Portuguese were conducted for this edition in May and June 2003.
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
2 of 4

Loading
LOADING...

3 of 4
TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. INTRODUCTION...... 1

1.1 DEFINITION...... 1
1.1.1 Units of Volume and Value.................... 1
1.2 GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE ................... 2

2. MARKET SUMMARY ............................... 5
2.1 OVERVIEW....... 5
2.2 THE PAINT MARKET OF THE AMERICAS....................... 5
2.3 OUTLOOK ......... 7

3. DEMOGRAPHIC, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INDICATORS ......................... 9

3.1 POPULATION.... 9
3.2 POLITICAL BACKGROUND AND ECONOMIC OVERVIEWS........................ 14
3.3 ECONOMIC & POLITICAL BACKGROUND.................... 15
3.3.1 North America... 15
Canada.................................15
Mexico.................................15
USA...15
3.3.2 South America ... 16
Argentina .............................16
Bolivia .................................16
Brazil .17
Chile ..17
Colombia .............................18
Ecuador................................18
Guyana ................................18
Paraguay ..............................18
Peru....18
Suriname..............................19
Uruguay...............................19
Venezuela ............................19
3.3.3 Central America and Caribbean .......... 19
Costa Rica............................19
Cuba ..20
Dominican Republic ............20
El Salvador ..........................20
Guatemala............................20
Haiti...21
Honduras .............................21
Jamaica ................................21
Nicaragua.............................21
Panama ................................21
Puerto Rico ..........................22
Trinidad & Tobago ..............22

4. RAW MATERIAL PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION... 23

4.1 OPPORTUNITIES FOR RAW MATERIALS SUPPLIERS. 25
4.1.1 Resins ................ 25
4.1.2 Pigments............ 25
4.1.3 Solvents ............. 25
4.1.4 Additives............ 25
4.2 AVAILABILITY OF RAW MATERIALS ........................... 26
4.2.1 Synthetic Resins. 26
4.2.2 White & Coloured Pigments ................ 27
White Pigments ...................28
Colour Pigments ..................29
4.2.3 Solvents & Additives ........................... 29
Solvents ...............................29
Additives .............................29

5. PRODUCTION ........ 31

6. MARKET SIZE........ 35

7. PAINT MARKET REVIEW BY COUNTRY............................ 39

7.1 NORTH AMERICA............................ 39
7.1.1 Canada.............. 39
Overview .............................39
Market Segments .................40
Manufacturers......................40
Trade..42
7.1.2 Mexico............... 44
Overview .............................44
Market Segments .................45
Manufacturers......................45
Trade..47
7.1.3 USA ................... 49
Overview .............................49
Market Segments .................50
Manufacturers......................52
Trade..54
7.2 SOUTH AMERICA............................ 57
7.2.1 Argentina........... 57
Overview .............................57
Market Sectors.....................58
Manufacturers......................58
Trade..60
7.2.2 Bolivia ............... 62
Overview .............................62
Manufacturers......................63
Trade..64
7.2.3 Brazil................. 65
Overview .............................65
Market Sectors.....................66
Manufacturers......................67
Trade..68
7.2.4 Chile.................. 70
Overview .............................70
Market Sectors.....................71
Manufacturers......................71
Trade..73
7.2.5 Colombia........... 75
Overview .............................75
Market Sector ......................76
Manufacturers......................76
Trade..78
7.2.6 Ecuador............. 80
Overview .............................80
Market Sectors.....................81
Manufacturers......................81
Trade..82
7.2.7 Guyana.............. 83
Overview .............................83
Manufacturers......................84
Trade..84
7.2.8 Paraguay........... 85
Overview .............................85
Manufacturers......................86
Trade..86
7.2.9 Peru................... 87
Overview .............................87
Market Segments .................88
Manufacturers......................88
Trade..89
7.2.10 Uruguay ............ 91
Overview .............................91
Manufacturers......................92
Trade..93
7.2.11 Venezuela .......... 94
Overview .............................94
Market Segment...................95
Manufacturers......................95
Trade..97
7.3 CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN ........................ 99
7.3.1 Costa Rica......... 99
Overview .............................99
Manufacturers....................100
Trade101
7.3.2 Cuba................ 102
Overview ...........................102
Manufacturers....................102
Trade103
7.3.3 Dominican Republic.......................... 104
Overview ...........................104
Manufacturers....................104
Trade105
7.3.4 El Salvador...... 106
Overview ...........................106
Manufacturers....................107
Trade107
7.3.5 Guatemala....... 109
Overview ...........................109
Manufacturers....................109
Trade110
7.3.6 Honduras......... 111
Overview ...........................111
Manufacturers....................111
Trade112
7.3.7 Jamaica ........... 113
Overview ...........................113
Manufacturers....................114
Trade115
7.3.8 Nicaragua........ 116
Overview ...........................116
Manufacturers....................116
Trade117
7.3.9 Panama ........... 118
Overview ...........................118
Manufacturers....................119
Trade119
7.3.10 Trinidad & Tobago ........................... 121
Overview ...........................121
Manufacturers....................122
Trade123
7.4 OTHER COUNTRIES...................... 124
7.4.1 Barbados ......... 124
7.4.2 Belize............... 124
7.4.3 French Guiana 124
7.4.4 Grenada .......... 125
7.4.5 Guadeloupe ..... 125
7.4.6 Haiti ................ 125
7.4.7 Martinique....... 126
7.4.8 Netherlands Antilles .......................... 126
7.4.9 Puerto Rico ..... 126
7.4.10 Suriname ......... 127

8. FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES .................. 129

8.1 PRODUCTION OF RAW MATERIALS............................ 129
8.2 PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES ......... 129
8.3 IMPROVED QUALITY CONTROL 130
8.4 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROSPECTS.......... 130
8.5 TRAINING OF PERSONNEL .......... 130
8.6 ENHANCED EXPORTS.................. 131
8.7 JOINT VENTURES AND STRATEGIC ALLIANCES ..... 131
8.8 LICENSING OF TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE................. 131
8.9 NEW TECHNOLOGIES ................... 132
8.9.1 Powder Coatings............................... 134
8.9.2 Waterborne Coatings ......................... 135
8.9.3 Radiation-Curable Coatings .............. 135

9. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS......... 137

9.1 NATURE & EXTENT OF POLLUTION............................ 137
9.1.1 Air Pollution.... 138
9.1.2 Biologically Active Materials............. 138
9.1.3 Plant Effluents. 138
9.1.4 Treatment & Disposal of Paint Wastes ................................ 138
9.1.5 Alternative Methods of VOC Reduction ............................... 139
9.1.6 Substitution of Undesirable Pigments 139
9.1.7 Management of Post-consumer Paint 140
9.1.8 Situation in the Americas Region ....... 140

10. EMPLOYMENT.... 143

11. TARIFFS & TAXES................................ 145

12. STANDARDS ......... 149

13. REGIONAL INTEGRATION................ 153

13.1 NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA) ........................ 153
13.2 SOUTHERN COMMON MARKET (MERCOSUR).......... 153
13.3 ANDEAN PACT............................... 154
13.4 CENTRAL AMERICAN COMMON MARKET (CACM). 154
13.5 LATIN AMERICAN INTEGRATION ASSOCIATION (LAIA)......................... 154
13.6 CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY & COMMON MARKET (CARICOM) ............... 154
13.7 ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN STATES (ACS) .......... 155
13.8 FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS (FTAA) ....... 155
13.9 BILATERAL & TRILATERAL AGREEMENTS .............. 155

14. DIRECTORY OF PAINT MANUFACTURERS BY COUNTRY........................... 157

14.1 ANTIGUE AND BARBUDA............ 157
14.2 ARGENTINA . 157
14.3 BAHAMAS..... 159
14.4 BARBADOS... 160
14.5 BERMUDA..... 160
14.6 BOLIVIA........ 160
14.7 BRAZIL .......... 161
14.8 CANADA........ 167
14.9 CHILE............. 173
14.10 COLOMBIA ... 176
14.11 COSTA RICA. 178
14.12 CUBA ............. 179
14.13 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ................ 179
14.14 ECUADOR ..... 180
14.15 EL SALVADOR............................... 181
14.16 FRENCH GUIANA.......................... 182
14.17 GRENADA..... 182
14.18 GUADELOUPE................................ 182
14.19 GUATEMALA ................................. 182
14.20 GUYANA ....... 183
14.21 HAITI.............. 183
14.22 HONDURAS .. 183
14.23 JAMAICA....... 184
14.24 MARTINIQUE ................................. 184
14.25 MEXICO......... 184
14.26 NETHERLANDS ANTILLES........... 190
14.27 NICARAGUA. 190
14.28 PANAMA ....... 190
14.29 PARAGUAY .. 191
14.30 PERU .............. 191
14.31 PUERTO RICO................................. 192
14.32 SURINAME.... 192
14.33 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO............. 192
14.34 URUGUAY..... 193
14.35 USA................. 195
14.36 VENEZUELA. 204

15. TRADE ASSOCIATIONS....................... 209

16. TECHNICAL PRESS.............................. 211

17. SOURCES OF INFORMATION............. 213

17.1 TRADE AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS........... 213
17.1.1 Argentina......... 213
17.1.2 Brazil............... 213
17.1.3 Canada............ 214
17.1.4 Chile................ 214
17.1.5 Colombia......... 214
17.1.6 Ecuador........... 214
17.1.7 Mexico............. 215
17.1.8 Peru................. 215
17.1.9 Uruguay .......... 215
17.1.10 USA ................. 215
17.1.11 Venezuela ........ 216
17.2 TECHNICAL AND TRADE PRESS. 217
17.2.1 Brazil............... 217
17.2.2 Canada............ 217
17.2.3 Mexico............. 217
17.2.4 USA ................. 217
17.3 NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTES......................... 219
17.3.1 Antigua and Barbuda ......................... 219
17.3.2 Argentina......... 219
17.3.3 Barbados ......... 219
17.3.4 Bolivia ............. 219
17.3.5 Brazil............... 219
17.3.6 Canada............ 219
17.3.7 Chile................ 219
17.3.8 Colombia......... 220
17.3.9 Costa Rica....... 220
17.3.10 Cuba................ 220
17.3.11 Dominican Republic.......................... 220
17.3.12 Ecuador........... 220
17.3.13 El Salvador...... 220
17.3.14 Grenada .......... 221
17.3.15 Guatemala....... 221
A Profile of the Paints Industry of the Americas, 2003
17.3.16 Guyana............ 221
17.3.17 Honduras......... 221
17.3.18 Jamaica ........... 221
17.3.19 Mexico............. 221
17.3.20 Nicaragua........ 221
17.3.21 Panama ........... 222
17.3.22 Paraguay......... 222
17.3.23 Peru................. 222
17.3.24 Saint Lucia ...... 222
17.3.25 Trinidad and Tobago......................... 222
17.3.26 Uruguay .......... 222
17.3.27 USA ................. 223
17.3.28 Venezuela ........ 223
17.4 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS............................... 224
17.4.1 Antigua............ 224
17.4.2 Argentina......... 224
17.4.3 Aruba............... 224
17.4.4 Bahamas.......... 224
17.4.5 Barbados ......... 224
17.4.6 Belize............... 224
17.4.7 Bermuda.......... 225
17.4.8 Bolivia ............. 225
17.4.9 Brazil............... 225
17.4.10 Canada............ 225
17.4.11 Chile................ 225
17.4.12 Colombia......... 225
17.4.13 Costa Rica....... 225
17.4.14 Cuba................ 226
17.4.15 Dominica......... 226
17.4.16 Dominican Republic.......................... 226
17.4.17 Ecuador........... 226
17.4.18 El Salvador...... 226
17.4.19 Grenada .......... 226
17.4.20 Guatemala....... 226
17.4.21 Guyana............ 226
17.4.22 Haiti ................ 226
17.4.23 Honduras......... 227
17.4.24 Jamaica ........... 227
17.4.25 Mexico............. 227
17.4.26 Montserrat....... 227
17.4.27 Netherlands Antilles .......................... 227
17.4.28 Nicaragua........ 227
17.4.29 Panama ........... 227
17.4.30 Paraguay......... 227
17.4.31 Peru................. 228
17.4.32 Puerto Rico ..... 228
17.4.33 St Kitts-Nevis... 228
17.4.34 Saint Lucia ...... 228
17.4.35 St Vincent ........ 228
17.4.36 Suriname ......... 228
17.4.37 Trinidad and Tobago......................... 228
17.4.38 Turks and Caicos Islands ................... 228
17.4.39 USA ................. 229
17.4.40 Uruguay .......... 229
17.4.41 Venezuela ........ 229
17.5 INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL ORGANISATIONS.. 230

18. EXCHANGE RATES .............................. 231

TABLE OF TABLES:

1. INTRODUCTION...... 1

1.1 DEFINITION...... 1
1.2 GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE ................... 2

2. MARKET SUMMARY ............................... 5

2.1 OVERVIEW....... 5
2.2 THE PAINT MARKET OF THE AMERICAS....................... 5
Market Size for Paint in the Americas, 2003 (US$ million and tonnes) ....6
Paint Production in the Americas, 2003 (US$ million and tonnes)............6
2.3 OUTLOOK ......... 7
Paint Market Growth in the Americas, Based on Value, 2001 - 2005 (%) .7

3. DEMOGRAPHIC, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INDICATORS ......................... 9

3.1 POPULATION.... 9
World Population by Region, 1999-2050 (million) ..9
Population in the Americas by Country, 1975-2050 (thousand)...............10
Population in the Americas by Country, 1975-2050 (thousand) - continued ..............................11
Population Growth in the Americas by Country, 2000 - 2005 (%)...........12
Agricultural Population in the Americas by Country, 1999......................13
3.2 POLITICAL BACKGROUND AND ECONOMIC OVERVIEWS........................ 14
Key Economic Indicators in the Americas by Country.............................14
3.3 ECONOMIC & POLITICAL BACKGROUND.................... 15

4. RAW MATERIAL PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION... 23

Raw Material Consumption by the Paint Industry of the Americas, by Type (%)......................23
Raw Material Costs of the US Paint Industry (%) ..24
4.1 OPPORTUNITIES FOR RAW MATERIALS SUPPLIERS. 25
4.2 AVAILABILITY OF RAW MATERIALS ........................... 26
Approximate Numbers of Resin Producers in the Major Countries of the Americas .................27
Major Titanium Dioxide Plant Capacities in the Americas, 2003 (Tonnes/Year).......................28

5. PRODUCTION ........ 31

Paint Production in the Americas by Value, by Country, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) ................31
Paint Production in the Americas, by Volume, by Country, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes).....................32
Annual Growth of Paint Production in the Americas, Based on Value, 2001 - 2005 (%) ..........33
Annual Growth of Paint Production in the Americas, Based on Volume, 2001 - 2005 (%) .......34

6. MARKET SIZE........ 35

Market Size of Paint in the Americas, by Country, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) .........................35
Market Size of Paint in the Americas, by Country, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) 36
Annual Growth of Paint Market in the Americas, Based on Value, 2001 - 2005 (%) ................37
Annual Growth of Paint Market in the Americas, Based on Volume, 2001 - 2005 (%) .............38

7. PAINT MARKET REVIEW BY COUNTRY............................ 39

7.1 NORTH AMERICA............................ 39
Canadian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) .................................39
Canadian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ........39
Canadian Paint Market by Application, 2003 (%) ..40
Leading Paint Suppliers in Canada, 2003 ...............40
Canadian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).42
Canadian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ..............................43
Mexican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) 44
Mexican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) .........44
Mexican Paint Market by Application, 2003 (%) ...45
Leading Paint Suppliers in Mexico, 2003...............45
Mexican Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)..47
Mexican Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...............................48
US Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) .........49
US Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ..................49
US Paint Market by Application, 2003 (%)............50
US Paint Production, by Type, 1997 - 2003 (US Gallons) .......................51
US Sales of Architectural Coatings by Distribution Outlet, 2003 (%)......51
Leading Paint Suppliers in the USA, 2003 .............52
US Exports of Paint to Principal Destinations, 2001 (US$ thousand) ......55
USA Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...56
7.2 SOUTH AMERICA............................ 57
Argentinian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) .............................57
Argentinian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ....57
Argentinian Paint Market, by Type, 2003 (%)........58
Leading Paint Suppliers in Argentina, 2003 ...........59
Argentinian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)...............................60
Argentinian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ..........................61
Bolivian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million).62
Bolivian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes)..........62
Leading Paint Suppliers in Bolivia, 2003 ...............63
Bolivian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)................................64
Brazilian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)65
Brazilian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes).........65
Brazilian Paint Market, by Type, 1997 and 2002 (%) ..............................66
Brazilian Paint Market, in Volume and Value, 1995 - 2003 (million litres and US$ million)....66
Leading Paint Suppliers in Brazil, 2003 .................67
Brazilian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) .68
Brazilian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)...............................69
Chilean Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)..70
Chilean Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ...........70
Chilean Paint Market, by Application, 2003 (%)....71
Leading Paint Suppliers in Chile, 2003 (%) ...........71
Chilean Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...73
Chilean Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).................................74
Colombian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)...............................75
Colombian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes)......75
Colombian Paint Market, by Application, 2003 (%) ................................76
Leading Paint Suppliers in Colombia, 2003 (%) ....76
Colombian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ................................78
Colombian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)............................79
Ecuadorian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) ..............................80
Ecuadorian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) .....80
Ecuadorian Paint Market, by Application, 2003 (%) ................................81
Leading Paint Suppliers in Ecuador, 2003 (%).......81
Ecuadorian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)................................82
Ecuadorian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...........................82
Guyanese Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million).................................83
Guyanese Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes)........83
Guyanese Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)..............................84
Paraguayan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)..............................85
Paraguayan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes).....85
Leading Paint Suppliers in Paraguay, 2003 (%) .....86
Paraguayan Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)...........................86
Peruvian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) 87
Peruvian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) .........87
Peruvian Paint Market, by Application, 2003 (%)..88
Leading Paint Suppliers in Peru, 2003 (%).............88
Peruvian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)..89
Peruvian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...............................90
Uruguayan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)...............................91
Uruguayan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes)......91
Leading Paint Suppliers in Uruguay, 2003 (%) ......92
Uruguayan Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ................................93
Uruguayan Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)............................93
Venezuelan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)..............................94
Venezuelan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes).....94
Venezuelan Paint Market, by Application, 2003 (%) ...............................95
Leading Paint Suppliers in Venezuela, 2003 (%) ...95
Venezuelan Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...............................97
Venezuelan Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)...........................98
7.3 CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN ........................ 99
Costa Rican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) .............................99
Costa Rican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ....99
Leading Paint Suppliers in Costa Rica, 2003 (%).100
Costa Rican Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).............................101
Costa Rican Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)........................101
Cuban Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)..102
Cuban Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ...........102
Cuban Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...103
Cuban Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).................................103
Dominican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million).............................104
Dominican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes)....104
Dominican Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ..............................105
Dominican Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)..........................105
Salvadoran Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) ............................106
Salvadoran Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes)....106
Leading Paint Suppliers in El Salvador, 2003 (%) .................................107
Salvadoran Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ..............................107
Salvadoran Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) .........................108
Guatemalan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) ...........................109
Guatemalan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ..109
Guatemalan Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).............................110
Guatemalan Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ........................110
Honduran Paint Market, 2001 - 2003 (US$ million) ..............................111
Honduran Paint Market, 2001 - 2003 (tonnes)......111
Honduran Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ................................112
Honduran Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ...........................112
Jamaican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)................................113
Jamaican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes).......113
Leading Paint Suppliers in Jamaica, 2003 ............114
Jamaican Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) .................................115
Jamaican Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ............................115
Nicaraguan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million) ............................116
Nicaraguan Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ...116
Leading Paint Suppliers in Nicaragua, 2003 (%)..117
Nicaraguan Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)..............................117
Nicaraguan Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).........................117
Panamanian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)...........................118
Panamanian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) ..118
Leading Paint Suppliers in Panama, 2003 (%)......119
Panamanian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) ............................119
Panamanian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)........................120
Trinidadian & Tobagonian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million)....121
Trinidadian & Tobagonian Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (tonnes) .............121
Leading Paint Suppliers in Trinidad & Tobago, 2003 (%) .....................122
Trinidadian & Tobagonian Exports of Paint to Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand) .....123
Trinidadian & Tobagonian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand).123
7.4 OTHER COUNTRIES...................... 124
Belizean Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$)...........124
Haitian Imports of Paint from Principal Countries, 2001 (US$ thousand)................................125
Puerto Rican Paint Market, 2001 - 2005 (US$ million and tonnes)........126

8. FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES .................. 129

8.1 PRODUCTION OF RAW MATERIALS............................ 129
8.2 PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES ......... 129
8.3 IMPROVED QUALITY CONTROL 130
8.4 RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROSPECTS.......... 130
8.5 TRAINING OF PERSONNEL .......... 130
8.6 ENHANCED EXPORTS.................. 131
8.7 JOINT VENTURES AND STRATEGIC ALLIANCES ..... 131
8.8 LICENSING OF TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE................. 131
8.9 NEW TECHNOLOGIES ................... 132
Relative Importance of Coatings Technologies, 2003 (%) .....................132
Technology Demand in US Industrial Coatings Market (% Share) ........133
World Market for Powder Coatings, 2000 (Tonnes)...............................134
Consumption of Powder Coatings in the Americas by End-use Industry and Region, 2003 (%) ...............................135
North American Market for Radiation Cured Industrial Coatings by Type and Country, 2001 (tonnes)....................136
South American Market for Radiation Cured Industrial Coatings, by Country, 2001 (tonnes) 136

9. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS......... 137

9.1 NATURE & EXTENT OF POLLUTION............................ 137

10. EMPLOYMENT.... 143

Number of Employees in National Paints Industries, by Country, 2000 143

11. TARIFFS & TAXES................................ 145

Designation of Paint Industry Products ................145
Current National Rates of Import Duties & Internal Taxes ....................146

12. STANDARDS ......... 149

Sub-committees & Working Groups of ISO TC35.................................150
ISO Member Bodies in the Americas, 2000 .........151
ISO Correspondent Members in the Americas, 2000 .............................152
ISO Subscriber Members in the Americas, 2000..152

13. REGIONAL INTEGRATION................ 153

13.1 NORTH AMERICAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (NAFTA) ........................ 153
13.2 SOUTHERN COMMON MARKET (MERCOSUR).......... 153
13.3 ANDEAN PACT............................... 154
13.4 CENTRAL AMERICAN COMMON MARKET (CACM). 154
13.5 LATIN AMERICAN INTEGRATION ASSOCIATION (LAIA)......................... 154
13.6 CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY & COMMON MARKET (CARICOM) ............... 154
13.7 ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN STATES (ACS) .......... 155
13.8 FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS (FTAA) ....... 155
13.9 BILATERAL & TRILATERAL AGREEMENTS .............. 155

14. DIRECTORY OF PAINT MANUFACTURERS BY COUNTRY........................... 157

14.1 ANTIGUE AND BARBUDA............ 157
14.2 ARGENTINA . 157
14.3 BAHAMAS..... 159
14.4 BARBADOS... 160
14.5 BERMUDA..... 160
14.6 BOLIVIA........ 160
14.7 BRAZIL .......... 161
14.8 CANADA........ 167
14.9 CHILE............. 173
14.10 COLOMBIA ... 176
14.11 COSTA RICA. 178
14.12 CUBA ............. 179
14.13 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ................ 179
14.14 ECUADOR ..... 180
14.15 EL SALVADOR............................... 181
14.16 FRENCH GUIANA.......................... 182
14.17 GRENADA..... 182
14.18 GUADELOUPE................................ 182
14.19 GUATEMALA ................................. 182
14.20 GUYANA ....... 183
14.21 HAITI.............. 183
14.22 HONDURAS .. 183
14.23 JAMAICA....... 184
14.24 MARTINIQUE ................................. 184
14.25 MEXICO......... 184
14.26 NETHERLANDS ANTILLES........... 190
14.27 NICARAGUA. 190
14.28 PANAMA ....... 190
14.29 PARAGUAY .. 191
14.30 PERU .............. 191
14.31 PUERTO RICO................................. 192
14.32 SURINAME.... 192
14.33 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO............. 192
14.34 URUGUAY..... 193
14.35 USA................. 195
14.36 VENEZUELA. 204

15. TRADE ASSOCIATIONS....................... 209

16. TECHNICAL PRESS.............................. 211

Journals Serving the Paint Industry of the Americas ..............................211

17. SOURCES OF INFORMATION............. 213

17.1 TRADE AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS........... 213
17.2 TECHNICAL AND TRADE PRESS. 217
17.3 NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTES......................... 219
17.4 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS............................... 224
17.5 INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL ORGANISATIONS.. 230

18. EXCHANGE RATES .............................. 231

Exchange Rates for Major Currencies against US Dollar 2000-2003*...231
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
4 of 4
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Adroll
adroll