The 2011 Import and Export Market for Halides and Halide Oxides of Nonmetals in the Netherlands

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					 The 2011 Import and Export
 Market for Halides and Halide
  Oxides of Nonmetals in the
         Netherlands

                                         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     THE NETHERLANDS AND THE WORLD MARKET                             8
    2.1    Imports in the Netherlands in 2011                          8
    2.2    Exports from the Netherlands in 2011                        8
3     IMPORTS IN THE NETHERLANDS                                       9
    3.1      Asia                                                      9
       3.1.1   India                                                   9
    3.2      Europe                                                   10
       3.2.1   Belgium                                                10
       3.2.2   France                                                 11
       3.2.3   Germany                                                12
       3.2.4   Russia                                                 13
       3.2.5   Switzerland                                            14
       3.2.6   the United Kingdom                                     15
    3.3      North America & the Caribbean                            16
       3.3.1   the United States                                      16
4     EXPORTS FROM THE NETHERLANDS                                    17
    4.1      Asia                                                     17
       4.1.1    Japan                                                 17
    4.2      Europe                                                   17
       4.2.1    Austria                                               17
       4.2.2    Belgium                                               18
       4.2.3    Croatia                                               18
       4.2.4    France                                                19
       4.2.5    Germany                                               20
       4.2.6    Hungary                                               20
       4.2.7    Italy                                                 21
       4.2.8    Poland                                                21
       4.2.9    Spain                                                 22
       4.2.10 Switzerland                                             22
       4.2.11 the United Kingdom                                      23
    4.3      Latin America                                            23
       4.3.1    Argentina                                             23
       4.3.2    Brazil                                                24
    4.4      the Middle East                                          24
       4.4.1    Israel                                                24
       4.4.2    Qatar                                                 25
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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on halides and halide oxides of
nonmetals in the Netherlands face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying halides
and halide oxides of nonmetals to the Netherlands? How important is the Netherlands compared
to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of halides
and halide oxides of nonmetals vary from one country of origin to another in the Netherlands?
On the supply side, the Netherlands also exports halides and halide oxides of nonmetals. Which
countries receive the most exports from the Netherlands? 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 halides and halide oxides of
nonmetals in the Netherlands. 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 halides and halide oxides of nonmetals for those
countries serving the Netherlands via exports, or supplying from the Netherlands 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 Netherlands fits into the world
market for imported and exported halides and halide oxides of nonmetals. The total level of
imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for the Netherlands 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
Netherlands is likely to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow
managers to prioritize the Netherlands 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 halides and halide
oxides of nonmetals, Chapter 3 goes into detail on imports, but for each major country of origin
serving the Netherlands. A “major” market is defined as a country where the Netherlands
represents a substantially large share of either imports or exports. For each major country
exporting to the Netherlands, one can thus observe how important the Netherlands is to that
exporting country compared to other countries of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for
exports of halides and halide oxides of nonmetals originating from the Netherlands, for each


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major country of destination. In doing so, one can discover the share that the Netherlands has in
each major market; this share value is often used as a measure of competitiveness for the
Netherlands. 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 halides and halide oxides of nonmetals to and from the Netherlands to and from all
other major countries in the world. "Halides and Halide Oxides of Nonmetals" 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 "halides and halide oxides of nonmetals" is 52241 . 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=522 .

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       THE NETHERLANDS AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN THE NETHERLANDS IN 2011
      Imported Halides and Halide Oxides of Nonmetals in the Netherlands, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank          Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Germany                            1                    5,248               48.26                   48.26
the United States                  2                    2,698               24.81                   73.07
France                             3                    1,368               12.58                   85.65
Belgium                            4                    1,204               11.07                   96.73
India                              5                      152                1.40                   98.12
Switzerland                        6                       89                0.82                   98.94
Russia                             7                       85                0.78                   99.72
the United Kingdom                 8                       30                0.28                  100.00
Total                                                  10,874              100.00                  100.00
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2.2         EXPORTS FROM THE NETHERLANDS IN 2011
      Halides and Halide Oxides of Nonmetals Exports from the Netherlands, 2011
Country of Destination        Rank          Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
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Qatar                             1                    33,533               47.47                   47.47
Germany                           2                    15,576               22.05                   69.52
Belgium                           3                     6,137                8.69                   78.21
the United Kingdom                4                     4,781                6.77                   84.98
Austria                           5                     3,586                5.08                   90.06
France                            6                     2,929                4.15                   94.20
Italy                             7                     1,177                1.67                   95.87
Spain                             8                       766                1.08                   96.95
Switzerland                       9                       536                0.76                   97.71
Hungary                          10                       533                0.75                   98.47
Japan                            11                       412                0.58                   99.05
Argentina                        12                       200                0.28                   99.33
Poland                           13                       172                0.24                   99.58
Croatia                          14                       142                0.20                   99.78
Israel                           15                       110                0.16                   99.93
Brazil                           16                        46                0.07                  100.00
Total                                                  70,636              100.00                  100.00
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    Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com



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