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									 The 2011 Import and Export
Market for Prepared Additives
  for Cements, Mortars, or
      Concretes in India




                                         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                                         6
2     INDIA AND THE WORLD MARKET                                           8
    2.1        Imports in India in 2011                                    8
    2.2        Exports from India in 2011                                  9
3     IMPORTS IN INDIA                                                    10
    3.1        Asia                                                       10
       3.1.1      China                                                   10
       3.1.2      Malaysia                                                11
       3.1.3      Nepal                                                   11
       3.1.4      Singapore                                               12
       3.1.5      South Korea                                             12
       3.1.6      Thailand                                                13
    3.2        Europe                                                     14
       3.2.1      Belgium                                                 14
       3.2.2      Germany                                                 15
       3.2.3      Norway                                                  16
       3.2.4      Spain                                                   17
       3.2.5      Sweden                                                  18
       3.2.6      Switzerland                                             19
       3.2.7      the Netherlands                                         20
       3.2.8      the United Kingdom                                      21
    3.3        North America & the Caribbean                              22
       3.3.1      Canada                                                  22
       3.3.2      the United States                                       23
    3.4        the Middle East                                            24
       3.4.1      Saudi Arabia                                            24
       3.4.2      the United Arab Emirates                                24
4     EXPORTS FROM INDIA                                                  25
    4.1      Asia                                                         25
       4.1.1    China                                                     25
       4.1.2    Malaysia                                                  26
       4.1.3    Maldives                                                  26
       4.1.4    Singapore                                                 27
       4.1.5    South Korea                                               28
       4.1.6    Taiwan                                                    29
       4.1.7    Thailand                                                  30
    4.2      Europe                                                       31
       4.2.1    Denmark                                                   31
       4.2.2    Russia                                                    32
       4.2.3    Ukraine                                                   33
    4.3      the Middle East                                              34
       4.3.1    Bahrain                                                   34
       4.3.2    Iran                                                      35
       4.3.3    Jordan                                                    36
5     DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS              37
    5.1        Disclaimers & Safe Harbor                                  37
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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on prepared additives for cements,
mortars, or concretes in India face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying
prepared additives for cements, mortars, or concretes to India? How important is India compared
to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of
prepared additives for cements, mortars, or concretes vary from one country of origin to another
in India? On the supply side, India also exports prepared additives for cements, mortars, or
concretes. Which countries receive the most exports from India? 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 prepared additives for cements,
mortars, or concretes in India. 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 prepared additives for cements, mortars, or concretes
for those countries serving India via exports, or supplying from India 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 India fits into the world market for
imported and exported prepared additives for cements, mortars, or concretes. The total level of
imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for India 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 India is likely to receive this year.
From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize India 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 prepared additives for
cements, mortars, or concretes, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each major country
of origin serving India. A “major” market is defined as a country where India represents a
substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each major country exporting to India,
one can thus observe how important India is to that exporting country compared to other
countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of prepared additives for
cements, mortars, or concretes originating from India, for each major country of destination. In
doing so, one can discover the share that India has in each major market; this share value is often


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used as a measure of competitiveness for India. 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 prepared additives for cements, mortars, or
concretes to and from India to and from all other major countries in the world. "Prepared
Additives for Cements, Mortars, or Concretes" 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 "prepared additives for cements, mortars, or concretes" is 59897 . 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=598 .

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       INDIA AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN INDIA IN 2011
    Imported Prepared Additives for Cements, Mortars, or Concretes in India, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
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Germany                           1                     1,542               23.92                  23.92
the United States                 2                     1,441               22.35                  46.27
the United Kingdom                3                       613                9.51                  55.78
Singapore                         4                       568                8.81                  64.59
the Netherlands                   5                       525                8.14                  72.73
Saudi Arabia                      6                       346                5.37                  78.10
South Korea                       7                       249                3.86                  81.96
Italy                             8                       181                2.81                  84.77
the United Arab Emirates          9                       173                2.68                  87.45
Spain                            10                       151                2.34                  89.79
Malaysia                         11                       120                1.86                  91.66
France                           12                        99                1.54                  93.19
Sweden                           13                        97                1.50                  94.70
Nepal                            14                        77                1.19                  95.89
Norway                           15                        74                1.15                  97.04
Switzerland                      16                        59                0.92                  97.95
Thailand                         17                        46                0.71                  98.67
Canada                           18                        44                0.68                  99.35
Belgium                          19                        24                0.37                  99.72
China                            20                        18                0.28                 100.00
Total                                                   6,447              100.00                 100.00
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2.2         EXPORTS FROM INDIA IN 2011
 Prepared Additives for Cements, Mortars, or Concretes Exports from India, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
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Denmark                           1                       605               28.10                  28.10
South Korea                       2                       344               15.98                  44.08
Taiwan                            3                       335               15.56                  59.64
Bahrain                           4                       176                8.17                  67.81
Ukraine                           5                       168                7.80                  75.62
China                             6                       112                5.20                  80.82
Jordan                            7                        89                4.13                  84.95
Malaysia                          8                        75                3.48                  88.43
Iran                              9                        61                2.83                  91.27
Thailand                         10                        61                2.83                  94.10
Russia                           11                        49                2.28                  96.38
Singapore                        12           
								
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