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 Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics which appear several years after the fact.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

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									  The 2011 Import and Export
     Market for Degras and
 Residues from the Treatment
 of Animal or Vegetable Waxes
  or Fatty Substances in Italy




                                         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     ITALY AND THE WORLD MARKET                                        8
    2.1     Imports in Italy in 2011                                    8
    2.2     Exports from Italy in 2011                                  8
3     IMPORTS IN ITALY                                                  9
    3.1      Europe                                                     9
       3.1.1   Germany                                                  9
4     EXPORTS FROM ITALY                                               10
    4.1      Europe                                                    10
       4.1.1   Belgium                                                 10
       4.1.2   France                                                  10
       4.1.3   Germany                                                 11
       4.1.4   Greece                                                  11
       4.1.5   the Netherlands                                         12
5     DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS           13
    5.1     Disclaimers & Safe Harbor                                  13
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1       INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on degras and residues from the
treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances in Italy face a number of questions.
Which countries are supplying degras and residues from the treatment of animal or vegetable
waxes or fatty substances to Italy? How important is Italy compared to others in terms of the
entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of degras and residues from the
treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances vary from one country of origin to
another in Italy? On the supply side, Italy also exports degras and residues from the treatment of
animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances. Which countries receive the most exports from
Italy? 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 degras and residues from the
treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances in Italy. 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 degras and
residues from the treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances for those countries
serving Italy via exports, or supplying from Italy 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 Italy fits into the world market for
imported and exported degras and residues from the treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or
fatty substances. The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for Italy
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 Italy is likely
to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow managers to prioritize
Italy 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 degras and residues
from the treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances, Chapter 3 goes into detail on
imports, but for each major country of origin serving Italy. A “major” market is defined as a
country where Italy represents a substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each
major country exporting to Italy, one can thus observe how important Italy is to that exporting


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country compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of
degras and residues from the treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or fatty substances
originating from Italy, for each major country of destination. In doing so, one can discover the
share that Italy has in each major market; this share value is often used as a measure of
competitiveness for Italy. 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 degras and residues from the treatment of animal or vegetable waxes or
fatty substances to and from Italy to and from all other major countries in the world. "Degras and
Residues from the Treatment of Animal or Vegetable Waxes or Fatty Substances" 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 "degras and residues from the treatment of animal or
vegetable waxes or fatty substances" is 43133 . 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=431 .

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       ITALY AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN ITALY IN 2011
 Imported Degras and Residues from the Treatment of Animal or Vegetable Waxes
                         or Fatty Substances in Italy, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Germany                            1                      123              100.00                  100.00
Total                                                     123              100.00                  100.00
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     Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com



2.2         EXPORTS FROM ITALY IN 2011
    Degras and Residues from the Treatment of Animal or Vegetable Waxes or Fatty
                           Substances Exports from Italy, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
the Netherlands                    1                    2,612               65.68                   65.68
Belgium                            2                    1,149               28.89                   94.57
France                             3                      102                2.56                   97.13
Germany                            4                       71                1.79                   98.92
Greece                             5                       43                1.08                  100.00
Total                                                   3,977              100.00                  100.00
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     Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com




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3       IMPORTS IN ITALY
3.1         EUROPE
3.1.1          Germany
    Degras and Residues from the Treatment of Animal or Vegetable Waxes or Fatty
                         Substances Exports from Germany, 2011
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