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On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on portal or pedestal jib cranes in China face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying portal or pedestal jib cranes to China? How important is China compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of portal or pedestal jib cranes vary from one country of origin to another in China? On the supply side, China also exports portal or pedestal jib cranes. Which countries receive the most exports from China? 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 portal or pedestal jib cranes in China. 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 Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics which appear several years after the fact.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 portal or pedestal jib cranes for those countries serving China via exports, or supplying from China 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 China fits into the world market for imported and exported portal or pedestal jib cranes. The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for China 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 countr

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									  The 2011 Import and Export
  Market for Portal or Pedestal
      Jib Cranes in China




                                         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     CHINA AND THE WORLD MARKET                             9
    2.1        Imports in China in 2011                      9
    2.2        Exports from China in 2011                   10
3     IMPORTS IN CHINA                                      11
    3.1      Asia                                           11
       3.1.1   Japan                                        11
       3.1.2   Singapore                                    11
       3.1.3   South Korea                                  12
       3.1.4   Taiwan                                       12
    3.2      Europe                                         12
       3.2.1   Austria                                      12
       3.2.2   Finland                                      13
       3.2.3   France                                       13
       3.2.4   Germany                                      14
       3.2.5   Italy                                        15
       3.2.6   Norway                                       16
       3.2.7   Russia                                       16
       3.2.8   the Netherlands                              17
       3.2.9   the United Kingdom                           17
       3.2.10 Ukraine                                       18
    3.3      North America & the Caribbean                  18
       3.3.1   the United States                            18
4     EXPORTS FROM CHINA                                    19
    4.1        Africa                                       19
       4.1.1      Tanzania                                  19
    4.2        Asia                                         19
       4.2.1      Hong Kong                                 19
       4.2.2      India                                     20
       4.2.3      Japan                                     20
       4.2.4      Malaysia                                  21
       4.2.5      South Korea                               21
       4.2.6      Thailand                                  22
    4.3        Europe                                       22
       4.3.1      Russia                                    22
       4.3.2      Spain                                     23
       4.3.3      the Netherlands                           23
       4.3.4      the United Kingdom                        24
    4.4        Latin America                                24
       4.4.1      Brazil                                    24
    4.5        Oceana                                       25
       4.5.1      Australia                                 25
    4.6        the Middle East                              25
       4.6.1      Jordan                                    25
       4.6.2      Pakistan                                  25
       4.6.3      Qatar                                     26
       4.6.4      Saudi Arabia                              26



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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on portal or pedestal jib cranes in
China face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying portal or pedestal jib cranes to
China? How important is China compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional
market? How much do the imports of portal or pedestal jib cranes vary from one country of
origin to another in China? On the supply side, China also exports portal or pedestal jib cranes.
Which countries receive the most exports from China? 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 portal or pedestal jib cranes in
China. 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 portal or pedestal jib cranes for those countries serving China via exports,
or supplying from China 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 China fits into the world market for
imported and exported portal or pedestal jib cranes. The total level of imports and exports on a
worldwide basis, and those for China 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 China is likely to receive this year. From these figures,
rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize China 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 portal or pedestal jib
cranes, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each major country of origin serving China.
A “major” market is defined as a country where China represents a substantially large share of
either imports or exports. For each major country exporting to China, one can thus observe how
important China is to that exporting country compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4
does the same, but for exports of portal or pedestal jib cranes originating from China, for each
major country of destination. In doing so, one can discover the share that China has in each
major market; this share value is often used as a measure of competitiveness for China. 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 portal or


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pedestal jib cranes to and from China to and from all other major countries in the world. "Portal
or Pedestal Jib Cranes" 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 "portal or pedestal jib
cranes" is 74435 . 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=744 .

This report is updated on an annual basis. To ensure that you have the most current version,
please check the web site of ICON Group at www.icongrouponline.com.

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       CHINA AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN CHINA IN 2011
                  Imported Portal or Pedestal Jib Cranes in China, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Japan                             1                    12,241               28.95                   28.95
Austria                           2                     8,558               20.24                   49.18
the United States                 3                     6,497               15.36                   64.54
Germany                           4                     6,289               14.87                   79.42
the United Kingdom                5                     2,898                6.85                   86.27
Norway                            6                     2,112                4.99                   91.26
South Korea                       7                       896                2.12                   93.38
Italy                             8                       803                1.90                   95.28
Taiwan                            9                       768                1.82                   97.10
Finland                          10                       645                1.53                   98.62
the Netherlands                  11                       261                0.62                   99.24
Ukraine                          12                       174                0.41                   99.65
Russia                           13                        65                0.15                   99.80
France                           14                        63                0.15                   99.95
Singapore                        15                        20                0.05                  100.00
Total                                                  42,290              100.00                  100.00
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    Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com




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2.2         EXPORTS FROM CHINA IN 2011
                 Portal or Pedestal Jib Cranes Exports from China, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
the Netherlands                   1                    52,676               57.66                   57.66
Brazil                            2                    15,498               16.96                   74.62
Spain                             3                     9,361               10.25                   84.87
Pakistan                          4                     7,481                8.19                   93.06
South Korea                       5                     3,423                3.75                   96.81
Malaysia                          6                       871                0.95                   97.76
Saudi Arabia                      7                       436                0.48                   98.24
Qatar                             8                       354                0.39                   98.63
India                             9                       317                0.35                   98.97
Hong Kong                        10                       252                
								
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