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									   The 2011 Import and Export
    Market for Linear Acting
    Pneumatic Power Engines,
   Motors, and Cylinders in the
          United States

                                         By
                         Professor Philip M. Parker, Ph. D.
                      Chaired Professor of Management Science
                    INSEAD (Singapore & 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 multivariate statistics and 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. He 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, 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). 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 export markets for a
substantial portion of their business or who might be threatened by foreign trade competition.
The estimates given in this report were created using a methodology developed by and under the
direct supervision of Professor Philip M. Parker, the Eli Lilly Chaired Professor of Innovation,
Business and Society, at INSEAD. The methodology, relying on historical figures of economic
growth and trade flows, estimates the market shares of some 150 countries for over 500 industrial
or product categories. The figures should be seen as market estimates, as opposed to historical
records, as these are projected for the current year of trade.



                               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. Additional
editorial assistance from Tiffany LaRochelle, ICON Group International, Inc., is also
acknowledged.



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Table of Contents
1     INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY                                   7
2     THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD MARKET                         9
    2.1     Imports in the United States in 2011                     9
    2.2     Exports from the United States in 2011                  10
3     IMPORTS IN THE UNITED STATES                                  11
    3.1      Asia                                                   11
       3.1.1    China                                               11
       3.1.2    India                                               12
       3.1.3    Japan                                               13
       3.1.4    Malaysia                                            14
       3.1.5    Singapore                                           14
       3.1.6    South Korea                                         15
       3.1.7    Taiwan                                              16
    3.2      Europe                                                 17
       3.2.1    Austria                                             17
       3.2.2    Belgium                                             18
       3.2.3    Czech Republic                                      18
       3.2.4    Denmark                                             19
       3.2.5    Finland                                             20
       3.2.6    France                                              21
       3.2.7    Germany                                             22
       3.2.8    Hungary                                             23
       3.2.9    Ireland                                             23
       3.2.10 Italy                                                 24
       3.2.11 Poland                                                25
       3.2.12 Spain                                                 26
       3.2.13 Sweden                                                27
       3.2.14 the Netherlands                                       28
    3.3      Latin America                                          29
       3.3.1    Brazil                                              29
       3.3.2    Mexico                                              29
    3.4      North America & the Caribbean                          30
       3.4.1    Canada                                              30
    3.5      Oceana                                                 31
       3.5.1    Australia                                           31
       3.5.2    New Zealand                                         31
    3.6      the Middle East                                        32
       3.6.1    Israel                                              32
       3.6.2    Turkey                                              32
4     EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES                                33
    4.1      Africa                                                 33
       4.1.1   South Africa                                         33
    4.2      Asia                                                   34
       4.2.1   China                                                34
       4.2.2   Hong Kong                                            35
       4.2.3   Indonesia                                            35
       4.2.4   Japan                                                36
       4.2.5   Malaysia                                             37


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       4.2.6    Singapore                                             38
       4.2.7    South Korea                                           39
       4.2.8    Thailand                                              40
    4.3      Europe                                                   41
       4.3.1    Austria                                               41
       4.3.2    Belarus                                               42
       4.3.3    Belgium                                               43
       4.3.4    Croatia                                               43
       4.3.5    Czech Republic                                        44
       4.3.6    Denmark                                               45
       4.3.7    Finland                                               45
       4.3.8    France                                                46
       4.3.9    Germany                                               47
       4.3.10 Ireland                                                 48
       4.3.11 Italy                                                   48
       4.3.12 Norway                                                  49
       4.3.13 Romania                                                 49
       4.3.14 Russia                                                  50
       4.3.15 Slovakia                                                51
       4.3.16 Slovenia                                                51
       4.3.17 Sweden                                                  52
       4.3.18 the Netherlands                                         53
    4.4      Latin America                                            54
       4.4.1    Argentina                                             54
       4.4.2    Brazil                                                55
       4.4.3    Colombia                                              55
       4.4.4    Ecuador                                               56
       4.4.5    El Salvador                                           56
       4.4.6    Guatemala                                             56
       4.4.7    Mexico                                                57
       4.4.8    Peru                                                  58
    4.5      North America & the Caribbean                            59
       4.5.1    Canada                                                59
       4.5.2    the Bahamas                                           60
    4.6      Oceana                                                   60
       4.6.1    Australia                                             60
       4.6.2    New Zealand                                           61
    4.7      the Middle East                                          61
       4.7.1    Israel                                                61
       4.7.2    Saudi Arabia                                          62
       4.7.3    Turkey                                                62
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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on linear acting pneumatic power
engines, motors, and cylinders in the United States face a number of questions. Which countries
are supplying linear acting pneumatic power engines, motors, and cylinders to the United States?
How important is the United States compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional
market? How much do the imports of linear acting pneumatic power engines, motors, and
cylinders vary from one country of origin to another in the United States? On the supply side, the
United States also exports linear acting pneumatic power engines, motors, and cylinders. Which
countries receive the most exports from the United States? 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 linear acting pneumatic power
engines, motors, and cylinders in the United States. 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 linear acting pneumatic
power engines, motors, and cylinders for those countries serving the United States via exports, or
supplying from the United States 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 the United States fits into the world
market for imported and exported linear acting pneumatic power engines, motors, and cylinders.
The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for the United States 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 the United
States is likely to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers
to prioritize the United States 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 linear acting
pneumatic power engines, motors, and cylinders, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for
each major country of origin serving the United States. A “major” market is defined as a country
where the United States represents a substantially large share of either imports or exports. For
each major country exporting to the United States, one can thus observe how important the
United States is to that exporting country compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4


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does the same, but for exports of linear acting pneumatic power engines, motors, and cylinders
originating from the United States, for each major country of destination. In doing so, one can
discover the share that the United States has in each major market; this share value is often used
as a measure of competitiveness for the United States. 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 linear acting pneumatic power engines,
motors, and cylinders to and from the United States to and from all other major countries in the
world. "Linear Acting Pneumatic Power Engines, Motors, and Cylinders" 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 "linear acting pneumatic power engines, motors, and
cylinders" is 71892 . For more information on this definition, please refer to the following web
site:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/cr/registry/regcs.asp?Cl=14&Lg=1&Co=718 .

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Important Caveat. The figures should be seen as market estimates, as opposed to historical
records, as these are forecasted for the current year of trade. More importantly, in light of the fact
that unforeseeable factors might interrupt markets in achieving their reported levels, the figures
should be seen as estimates of potential. For example, "mad cow" disease, foot-and-mouth
disease, trade embargoes, military conflicts, acts of terrorism and other events will certainly
affect the actual trade flows recorded for a variety of industry or product categories. In such
cases, the difference between the numbers given in this report and the numbers actually observed
might be interpreted as the "net loss" or "net gain" due to these exogenous events affecting
regular trade flows that would have occurred had these events not have taken place.




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2       THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2011
    Imported Linear Acting Pneumatic Power Engines, Motors, and Cylinders in the
                                 United States, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Mexico                            1                   33,007                23.87                  23.87
Germany                           2                   24,227                17.52                  41.40
Japan                             3                   23,111                16.72                  58.11
China                             4                   15,199                10.99                  69.11
Canada                            5                   14,010                10.13                  79.24
Italy                             6                    9,570                 6.92                  86.16
Spain                             7                
								
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