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					    The 2011 Report on Plug Valves:
  World Market Segmentation by City




                                         by
                              Philip M. Parker, Ph.D.
                      Chaired Professor of Management Science
                    INSEAD (Singapore and Fontainebleau, France)




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                                        About the Author
Dr. Philip M. Parker is the Eli Lilly Chaired Professor of Innovation, Business and Society at INSEAD where he has
taught courses on global competitive strategy since 1988. He has also taught courses at MIT, Stanford University,
Harvard University, UCLA, UCSD, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Professor Parker is
the author of six books on the economic convergence of nations. 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, the
International Journal of Forecasting, the European Management Journal, the European Journal of Operational
Research, the Journal of Marketing, the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and the 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). His undergraduate degrees are in mathematics, biology and economics (minor in aeronautical
engineering). He has consulted and/or taught courses in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, North America
and Europe.


                                         About this Series
This series was created for international firms who rely on foreign markets for a substantial portion of their business
or who might be threatened by international competition. The estimates given in this report were created using a
methodology developed by and implemented under the direct supervision of Professor Philip M. Parker, the Eli Lilly
Chaired Professor of Innovation, Business and Society, at INSEAD. The methodology relies on historical figures
across countries. Reported figures should be seen as estimates of past and future levels of latent demand.


                                      Acknowledgements
Some of the methodologies and research approaches used in this report have benefited from the R&D Committee at
INSEAD, whose research support is gratefully acknowledged.




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Table of Contents
1     INTRODUCTION & METHODOLOGY                                                                     11
    1.1     Overview and Definitions                                                                 11
    1.2     Market Potential Estimation Methodology                                                  11
       1.2.1    Overview                                                                             11
       1.2.2    What is Latent Demand and the P.I.E.?                                                12
       1.2.3    The Methodology                                                                      12
          1.2.3.1    Step 1. Product Definition and Data Collection                                  14
          1.2.3.2    Step 2. Filtering and Smoothing                                                 15
          1.2.3.3    Step 3. Filling in Missing Values                                               15
          1.2.3.4    Step 4. Varying Parameter, Non-linear Estimation                                16
          1.2.3.5    Step 5. Fixed-Parameter Linear Estimation                                       16
          1.2.3.6    Step 6. Aggregation and Benchmarking                                            17
2     USING THE DATA                                                                                 18
3     CITY SEGMENTS RANKED BY MARKET SIZE                                                            19
    3.1    Top 15 Markets                                                                            19
    3.2    Markets 16 to 30                                                                          20
    3.3    Remaining Cities by Market Rank                                                           21
4     CITY SEGMENTS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER                                                           124
    4.1    A: from Aalborg to Az Zawiyah                                                            124
    4.2    B: from Bacolod to Bydgoszcz                                                             131
    4.3    C: from Caaguazu to Cyangugu                                                             139
    4.4    D: from Da Nang to Dzhizak                                                               147
    4.5    E: from East London to Esteli                                                            151
    4.6    F: from Fagatogo to Funchal                                                              153
    4.7    G: from Gabes to Gyumri                                                                  156
    4.8    H: from Hachinohe to Hyderabad                                                           160
    4.9    I: from Iasi to Izmir                                                                    164
    4.10   J: from Jaboatao to Jyvaskyla                                                            167
    4.11   K: from Kabul to Kzyl-Orda                                                               169
    4.12   L: from La Ceiba to Lyon                                                                 177
    4.13   M: from Macae to Mzuzu                                                                   182
    4.14   N: from Nacala to Nzerekore                                                              192
    4.15   O: from Oaklahoma City to Oyem                                                           197
    4.16   Ö: from Örebro to Örebro                                                                 199
    4.17   P: from Pago Pago to Pyuthan                                                             200
    4.18   Q: from Qandahar to Quito                                                                206
    4.19   R: from Rabat to Rustavi                                                                 207
    4.20   S: from S. Luis Potosi to Szombathely                                                    210
    4.21   T: from Tabligbo to Tyre                                                                 222
    4.22   U: from Uberaba to Utulei                                                                229
    4.23   V: from Vacoas-Phoenix to Vukovar                                                        231
    4.24   W: from Wadi Medani to Wuhan                                                             234
    4.25   X: from Xalapa to Xi'an                                                                  235
    4.26   Y: from Yamagata to Yungkang                                                             236
    4.27   Z: from Zadar to Zvishavane                                                              237
5     CITY SEGMENTS RANKED BY COUNTRY                                                               238
    5.1    Afghanistan                                                                              238
    5.2    Albania                                                                                  238


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  5.3    Algeria                                                239
  5.4    American Samoa                                         239
  5.5    Andorra                                                239
  5.6    Angola                                                 240
  5.7    Antigua and Barbuda                                    240
  5.8    Argentina                                              241
  5.9    Armenia                                                242
  5.10   Aruba                                                  242
  5.11   Australia                                              243
  5.12   Austria                                                243
  5.13   Azerbaijan                                             244
  5.14   Bahrain                                                244
  5.15   Bangladesh                                             244
  5.16   Barbados                                               245
  5.17   Belarus                                                245
  5.18   Belgium                                                245
  5.19   Belize                                                 246
  5.20   Benin                                                  246
  5.21   Bermuda                                                246
  5.22   Bhutan                                                 247
  5.23   Bolivia                                                247
  5.24   Bosnia and Herzegovina                                 247
  5.25   Botswana                                               248
  5.26   Brazil                                                 249
  5.27   Brunei                                                 254
  5.28   Bulgaria                                               254
  5.29   Burkina Faso                                           255
  5.30   Burma                                                  255
  5.31   Burundi                                                255
  5.32   Cambodia                                               256
  5.33   Cameroon                                               256
  5.34   Canada                                                 256
  5.35   Cape Verde                                             257
  5.36   Central African Republic                               257
  5.37   Chad                                                   257
  5.38   Chile                                                  258
  5.39   China                                                  258
  5.40   Christmas Island                                       259
  5.41   Colombia                                               259
  5.42   Comoros                                                259
  5.43   Congo (formerly Zaire)                                 260
  5.44   Cook Islands                                           260
  5.45   Costa Rica                                             260
  5.46   Cote d'Ivoire                                          261
  5.47   Croatia                                                261
  5.48   Cuba                                                   261
  5.49   Cyprus                                                 262
  5.50   Czech Republic                                         262
  5.51   Denmark                                                262
  5.52   Djibouti                                               263
  5.53   Dominica                                               263
  5.54   Dominican Republic                                     263
  5.55   Ecuador                                                264


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  5.56    Egypt                                           264
  5.57    El Salvador                                     264
  5.58    Equatorial Guinea                               265
  5.59    Estonia                                         265
  5.60    Ethiopia                                        265
  5.61    Fiji                                            266
  5.62    Finland                                         266
  5.63    France                                          267
  5.64    French Guiana                                   267
  5.65    French Polynesia                                268
  5.66    Gabon                                           268
  5.67    Georgia                                         268
  5.68    Germany                                         269
  5.69    Ghana                                           269
  5.70    Greece                                          270
  5.71    Greenland                                       270
  5.72    Grenada                                         270
  5.73    Guadeloupe                                      271
  5.74    Guam                                            271
  5.75    Guatemala                                       271
  5.76    Guinea                                          272
  5.77    Guinea-Bissau                                   272
  5.78    Guyana                                          272
  5.79    Haiti                                           273
  5.80    Honduras                                        273
  5.81    Hong Kong                                       273
  5.82    Hungary                                         274
  5.83    Iceland                                         274
  5.84    India                                           275
  5.85    Indonesia                                       276
  5.86    Iran                                            277
  5.87    Iraq                                            277
  5.88    Ireland                                         278
  5.89    Israel                                          278
  5.90    Italy                                           279
  5.91    Jamaica                                         279
  5.92    Japan                                           280
  5.93    Jordan                                          282
  5.94    Kazakhstan                                      283
  5.95    Kenya                                           283
  5.96    Kiribati                                        284
  5.97    Kuwait                                          284
  5.98    Kyrgyzstan                                      284
  5.99    Laos                                            284
  5.100   Latvia                                          285
  5.101   Lebanon                                         285
  5.102   Lesotho                                         285
  5.103   Liberia                                         286
  5.104   Libya                                           286
  5.105   Liechtenstein                                   286
  5.106   Lithuania                                       287
  5.107   Luxembourg                                      287
  5.108   Macau                                           287


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  5.109   Madagascar                                          288
  5.110   Malawi                                              288
  5.111   Malaysia                                            289
  5.112   Maldives                                            289
  5.113   Mali                                                290
  5.114   Malta                                               290
  5.115   Marshall Islands                                    290
  5.116   Martinique                                          291
  5.117   Mauritania                                          291
  5.118   Mauritius                                           291
  5.119   Mexico                                              292
  5.120   Micronesia Federation                               293
  5.121   Moldova                                             293
  5.122   Monaco                                              293
  5.123   Mongolia                                            293
  5.124   Morocco                                             294
  5.125   Mozambique                                          294
  5.126   Namibia                                             294
  5.127   Nauru                                               295
  5.128   Nepal                                               295
  5.129   New Caledonia                                       295
  5.130   New Zealand                                         296
  5.131   Nicaragua                                           296
  5.132   Niger                                               297
  5.133   Nigeria                                             297
  5.134   Niue                                                297
  5.135   Norfolk Island                                      298
  5.136   North Korea                                         298
  5.137   Norway                                              298
  5.138   Oman                                        
				
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