This report was created for strategic planners, international executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for textile wadding, wicks, and fabrics for use in machinery and plants. 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 Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics that appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for textile wadding, wicks, and fabrics for use in machinery and plants for those countries serving the world market via exports or supplying from various countries via imports. I do so for the current year based on a variety of key historical indicators and econometric models.
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners approaching the world market face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying textile wadding, wicks, and fabrics for use in machinery and plants? What is the dollar value of these imports? How much do the imports of textile wadding, wicks, and fabrics for use in machinery and plants vary from one country to another? Do exporters serving the world market have similar market shares across the importing countries? Which countries supply the most exports of textile wadding, wicks, and fabrics for use in machinery and plants? Which countries are buying their exports? What is the value of these exports and which countries are the largest buyers?
The World Market for Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants: A 2011 Global Trade Perspective By Professor Philip M. Parker, Ph. D. Chaired Professor of Management Science INSEAD (Singapore & Fontainebleau, France) www.icongrouponline.com ©2011 ICON Group Ltd. ii COPYRIGHT NOTICE ISBN 1-114-71812-2 All of ICON Group Ltd. publications are copyrighted. Copying our publications in whole or in part, for whatever reason, is a violation of copyright laws and can lead to penalties and fines. Should you want to copy tables, graphs or other materials from our publications, please contact us to request permission. ICON Group Ltd. often grants permission for very limited reproduction of our publications for internal use, press releases, and academic research. Such reproduction requires, however, confirmed permission from ICON Group Ltd. Please read the full copyright notice, disclaimer, and user agreement provisions at the end of this report. 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These books introduce the notion of “physioeconomics” which foresees a lack of global convergence in economic behaviors due to physiological and physiographic forces. His latest book is "Physioeconomics: The Basis for Long-Run Economic Growth" (MIT Press 2000). He has also published numerous articles in academic journals, including The Rand Journal of Economics, Marketing Science, the Journal of International Business Studies, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of Forecasting, the European Management Journal, the European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Marketing, International Journal of Research in Marketing, and Journal of Marketing Research. He is also on the editorial boards of several academic journals. Dr. Parker received his Ph.D. in Business Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has Masters degrees in Finance and Banking (University of Aix-Marseille) and Managerial Economics (Wharton). 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Contents v Table of Contents 1 METHODOLOGY 10 1.1 Our Approach 10 2 THE WORLD MARKET 20 2.1 Exports 20 2.1.1 The World Market: Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants Export Supplies in 2011 20 2.2 Imports 22 2.2.1 The World Market: Imported Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants in 2011 22 3 EXPORTS 26 3.1 Africa: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 26 3.1.1 Executive Summary 26 3.1.2 Burkina Faso 29 3.1.3 Cameroon 29 3.1.4 Cote d'Ivoire 30 3.1.5 Egypt 30 3.1.6 Ghana 30 3.1.7 Kenya 31 3.1.8 Morocco 31 3.1.9 Nigeria 31 3.1.10 South Africa 32 3.1.11 Swaziland 32 3.1.12 Tunisia 33 3.1.13 Zimbabwe 33 3.2 Asia: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 33 3.2.1 Executive Summary 33 3.2.2 China 37 3.2.3 Hong Kong 38 3.2.4 India 39 3.2.5 Indonesia 40 3.2.6 Japan 41 3.2.7 Macau 42 3.2.8 Malaysia 42 3.2.9 North Korea 43 3.2.10 Philippines 43 3.2.11 Singapore 44 3.2.12 South Korea 45 3.2.13 Sri Lanka 46 3.2.14 Taiwan 47 3.2.15 Thailand 48 3.2.16 Vietnam 49 3.3 Europe: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 49 3.3.1 Executive Summary 49 3.3.2 Austria 54 3.3.3 Belarus 55 3.3.4 Belgium 56 www.icongrouponline.com ©2011 ICON Group Ltd. Contents vi 3.3.5 Bulgaria 57 3.3.6 Croatia 57 3.3.7 Cyprus 58 3.3.8 Czech Republic 59 3.3.9 Denmark 60 3.3.10 Estonia 61 3.3.11 Finland 62 3.3.12 France 63 3.3.13 Germany 64 3.3.14 Greece 65 3.3.15 Hungary 66 3.3.16 Ireland 67 3.3.17 Italy 68 3.3.18 Kazakhstan 69 3.3.19 Latvia 69 3.3.20 Lithuania 70 3.3.21 Luxembourg 70 3.3.22 Macedonia 71 3.3.23 Malta 71 3.3.24 Moldova 71 3.3.25 Norway 72 3.3.26 Poland 73 3.3.27 Portugal 74 3.3.28 Romania 75 3.3.29 Russia 75 3.3.30 Serbia and Montenegro 76 3.3.31 Slovakia 76 3.3.32 Slovenia 77 3.3.33 Spain 78 3.3.34 Sweden 79 3.3.35 Switzerland 80 3.3.36 the Netherlands 81 3.3.37 the United Kingdom 82 3.3.38 Ukraine 83 3.4 Latin America: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 83 3.4.1 Executive Summary 83 3.4.2 Argentina 86 3.4.3 Bolivia 86 3.4.4 Brazil 87 3.4.5 Chile 88 3.4.6 Colombia 88 3.4.7 Costa Rica 88 3.4.8 Ecuador 89 3.4.9 El Salvador 89 3.4.10 Guatemala 89 3.4.11 Honduras 90 3.4.12 Mexico 91 3.4.13 Panama 92 3.4.14 Paraguay 92 3.4.15 Peru 92 3.4.16 Uruguay 92 3.4.17 Venezuela 93 www.icongrouponline.com ©2011 ICON Group Ltd. Contents vii 3.5 North America & the Caribbean: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 93 3.5.1 Executive Summary 93 3.5.2 Canada 97 3.5.3 Dominican Republic 98 3.5.4 the United States 99 3.6 Oceana: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 100 3.6.1 Executive Summary 100 3.6.2 Australia 103 3.6.3 New Zealand 104 3.7 the Middle East: Export Supplies of Textile Wadding, Wicks, and Fabrics for Use in Machinery and Plants 104 3.7.1 Executive Summary 104 3.7.2 Azerbaijan 107 3.7.3 Iran 107 3.7.4 Israel 108 3.7.5 Jordan 108 3.7.6 Lebanon 109 3.7.7 Pakistan 109 3.7.8 Saudi Arabia 110 3.7.9 Syrian Arab Republic 110 3.7.10 Tajikistan 110 3.7.11 the United Arab Emirates
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