The 2011 Import and Export Market for Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed in Denmark by ICONGroup


More Info
									  The 2011 Import and Export
   Market for Seed of Forage
  Plants Excluding Beet Seed in

                         Professor Philip M. Parker, Ph. D.
                      Chaired Professor of Management Science
                    INSEAD (Singapore & Fontainebleau, France)                                      ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.

                                             COPYRIGHT NOTICE

All of ICON Group Ltd. publications are copyrighted. Copying our publications in whole or in part, for whatever
reason, is a violation of copyrights 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

                                          IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER

Neither ICON Group Ltd. nor its employees can be held accountable for the use and subsequent actions of the user of
the information provided in this publication. Great efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the data, but we
can not guarantee, given the volume of information, accuracy. Since the information given in this report is
forward-looking, the reader should read the disclaimer statement and user agreement provisions at the end of
this report.                                                                   ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.

                                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.

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.                                                    ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.

                           About ICON Group Ltd.
ICON Group Ltd.’s primary mission is to assist managers with their international information
needs. U.S.-owned and operated, ICON Group has field offices in Paris, Hong Kong and Lomé,
Togo (West Africa). Created in 1994, ICON Group has published hundreds of multi-client
databases, and global/regional market data, industry and country publications.

Global/Regional Management Studies. Summarizing over 190 countries, management studies
are generally organized into regional volumes and cover key management functions. The human
resource series covers minimum wages, child labor, unionization and collective bargaining. The
international law series covers media control and censorship, search and seizure, and trial justice
and punishment. The diversity management series covers a variety of environmental context
drivers that effect global operations. These include women’s rights, children’s rights,
discrimination/racism, and religious forces and risks. Global strategic planning studies cover
economic risk assessments, political risk assessments, foreign direct investment strategy,
intellectual property strategy, and export strategies. Financial management studies cover taxes
and tariffs. Global marketing studies focus on target segments (e.g. seniors, children, women) and
strategic marketing planning.

Country Studies. Often managers need an in-depth, yet broad and up-to-date understanding of a
country’s strategic market potential and situation before the first field trip or investment proposal.
There are over 190 country studies available. Each study consists of analysis, statistics, forecasts,
and information of relevance to managers. The studies are continually updated to insure that the
reports have the most relevant information available. In addition to raw information, the reports
provide relevant analyses which put a more general perspective on a country (seen in the context
of relative performance vis-à-vis benchmarks).

Industry Studies. Companies are racing to become more international, if not global in their
strategies. For over 2000 product/industry categories, these reports give the reader a concise
summary of latent market forecasts, pro-forma financials, import competition profiles, contacts,
key references and trends across 200 countries of the world. Some reports focus on a particular
product and region (up to four regions per product), while others focus on a product within a
particular country.

                               Orders & Customer Service
                               ICON Group International, Inc.
                               7404 Trade St.
                               San Diego, CA 92121
                               Tel: (858) 635 9410
                               Fax: (858) 635 9414
                                                                            ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.
                                                 Contents        v

Table of Contents
1     INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY                           7
2     DENMARK AND THE WORLD MARKET                           9
    2.1     Imports in Denmark in 2011                       9
    2.2     Exports from Denmark in 2011                    10
3     IMPORTS IN DENMARK                                    11
    3.1      Asia                                           11
       3.1.1   Singapore                                    11
    3.2      Europe                                         11
       3.2.1   Belgium                                      11
       3.2.2   Czech Republic                               12
       3.2.3   Estonia                                      12
       3.2.4   Finland                                      12
       3.2.5   France                                       13
       3.2.6   Germany                                      14
       3.2.7   Greece                                       15
       3.2.8   Hungary                                      15
       3.2.9   Ireland                                      15
       3.2.10 Italy                                         16
       3.2.11 Poland                                        17
       3.2.12 Portugal                                      17
       3.2.13 Slovenia                                      18
       3.2.14 Sweden                                        18
       3.2.15 the Netherlands                               19
    3.3      North America & the Caribbean                  20
       3.3.1   Canada                                       20
       3.3.2   the United States                            21
    3.4      Oceana                                         22
       3.4.1   New Zealand                                  22
4     EXPORTS FROM DENMARK                                  23
    4.1      Africa                                         23
       4.1.1   South Africa                                 23
       4.1.2   Tunisia                                      23
    4.2      Asia                                           24
       4.2.1   China                                        24
       4.2.2   Hong Kong                                    24
       4.2.3   Japan                                        25
       4.2.4   South Korea                                  25
    4.3      Europe                                         26
       4.3.1   Austria                                      26
       4.3.2   Belarus                                      26
       4.3.3   Belgium                                      27
       4.3.4   Bosnia and Herzegovina                       27
       4.3.5   Croatia                                      28
       4.3.6   Cyprus                                       28
       4.3.7   Czech Republic                               29
       4.3.8   Estonia                                      29
       4.3.9   Finland                                      30
       4.3.10 France                                        31                      ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.
                                                           Contents        vi

       4.3.11 Germany                                                 32
       4.3.12 Greece                                                  33
       4.3.13 Iceland                                                 33
       4.3.14 Ireland                                                 34
       4.3.15 Italy                                                   35
       4.3.16 Latvia                                                  36
       4.3.17 Lithuania                                               36
       4.3.18 Norway                                                  37
       4.3.19 Romania                                                 37
       4.3.20 Russia                                                  38
       4.3.21 Slovakia                                                38
       4.3.22 Slovenia                                                39
       4.3.23 Sweden                                                  39
       4.3.24 the Netherlands                                         40
    4.4      Latin America                                            41
       4.4.1    Argentina                                             41
       4.4.2    Colombia                                              42
       4.4.3    Uruguay                                               42
    4.5      North America & the Caribbean                            43
       4.5.1    Canada                                                43
       4.5.2    the United States                                     44
    4.6      Oceana                                                   45
       4.6.1    Australia                                             45
       4.6.2    New Zealand                                           45
    4.7      the Middle East                                          46
       4.7.1    Turkey                                                46
    5.1    Disclaimers & Safe Harbor                                  47
    5.2    ICON Group Ltd. User Agreement Provisions                  48                                ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.
                                       Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed in Denmark     7

On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on seed of forage plants excluding
beet seed in Denmark face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying seed of forage
plants excluding beet seed to Denmark? How important is Denmark compared to others in terms
of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of seed of forage plants
excluding beet seed vary from one country of origin to another in Denmark? On the supply side,
Denmark also exports seed of forage plants excluding beet seed. Which countries receive the
most exports from Denmark? 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 seed of forage plants excluding
beet seed in Denmark. 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 seed of forage plants excluding beet seed for those
countries serving Denmark via exports, or supplying from Denmark 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 Denmark fits into the world market for
imported and exported seed of forage plants excluding beet seed. The total level of imports and
exports on a worldwide basis, and those for Denmark 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 Denmark is likely to receive this year. From
these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize Denmark 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 seed of forage plants
excluding beet seed, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each major country of origin
serving Denmark. A “major” market is defined as a country where Denmark represents a
substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each major country exporting to
Denmark, one can thus observe how important Denmark is to that exporting country compared to
other countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of seed of forage plants
excluding beet seed originating from Denmark, for each major country of destination. In doing
so, one can discover the share that Denmark has in each major market; this share value is often
used as a measure of competitiveness for Denmark. In all cases, the total dollar volume and                                                      ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.
                                        Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed in Denmark        8

percentage share values by major trading partner are provided. Combined, Chapters 3 and 4
present a the total picture for imports and exports of seed of forage plants excluding beet seed to
and from Denmark to and from all other major countries in the world. "Seed of Forage Plants
Excluding Beet Seed" 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 "seed of forage plants
excluding beet seed" is 29252 . For more information on this definition, please refer to the
following web site: .

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

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.                                                       ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.
                                          Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed in Denmark          9

2.1         IMPORTS IN DENMARK IN 2011
        Imported Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed in Denmark, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
the Netherlands                   1                    14,649               48.59                 48.59
France                            2                     3,155               10.46                 59.05
Czech Republic                    3                     2,672                8.86                 67.92
Germany                           4                     2,137                7.09                 75.00
Italy                             5                     1,683                5.58                 80.59
the United States                 6                     1,598                5.30                 85.89
New Zealand                       7                     1,446                4.80                 90.68
Sweden                            8                       638                2.12                 92.80
Finland                           9                       488                1.62                 94.42
Ireland                          10                       459                1.52                 95.94
Poland                           11                       315                1.04                 96.98
Canada                           12                       276                0.92                 97.90
Hungary                          13                       208                0.69                 98.59
Portugal                         14                       128                0.42                 99.01
Slovenia                         15                        92                0.31                 99.32
Estonia                          16                        85                0.28                 99.60
Singapore                        17                        77                0.26                 99.86
Belgium                          18                        36                0.12                 99.98
Greece                           19                         7                0.02                100.00
Total                                                  30,149              100.00                100.00
    Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011,                                                          ©2011 ICON Group Ltd.
                                          Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed in Denmark        10

2.2         EXPORTS FROM DENMARK IN 2011
       Seed of Forage Plants Excluding Beet Seed Exports from Denmark, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
Germany                           1                   57,824                29.62                 29.62
the Netherlands                   2                   30,748                15.75                 45.37
France                            3                   22,480                11.52                 56.89
Italy                             4                   11,441                 5.86                 62.75
the United States                 5                    8,509                 4.36                 67.11
Russia                            6                    8,233 
To top