The 2011 Import and Export Market for Neutral Sodium Carbonate (Disodium Carbonate) in Italy

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					   The 2011 Import and Export
   Market for Neutral Sodium
      Carbonate (Disodium
       Carbonate) 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                                 7
2     ITALY AND THE WORLD MARKET                                   9
    2.1        Imports in Italy in 2011                            9
    2.2        Exports from Italy in 2011                         10
3     IMPORTS IN ITALY                                            11
    3.1      Europe                                               11
       3.1.1    Austria                                           11
       3.1.2    Belgium                                           12
       3.1.3    Bosnia and Herzegovina                            13
       3.1.4    Bulgaria                                          14
       3.1.5    France                                            15
       3.1.6    Germany                                           16
       3.1.7    Poland                                            17
       3.1.8    Romania                                           18
       3.1.9    Russia                                            19
       3.1.10 the Netherlands                                     20
       3.1.11 the United Kingdom                                  21
       3.1.12 Ukraine                                             22
    3.2      the Middle East                                      23
       3.2.1    Turkey                                            23
4     EXPORTS FROM ITALY                                          24
    4.1        Africa                                             24
       4.1.1      Morocco                                         24
       4.1.2      Senegal                                         24
       4.1.3      South Africa                                    25
    4.2        Asia                                               25
       4.2.1      India                                           25
       4.2.2      Japan                                           26
       4.2.3      Malaysia                                        26
       4.2.4      Thailand                                        27
    4.3        Europe                                             27
       4.3.1      Austria                                         27
       4.3.2      Croatia                                         28
       4.3.3      Cyprus                                          28
       4.3.4      France                                          29
       4.3.5      Germany                                         29
       4.3.6      Greece                                          30
       4.3.7      Hungary                                         30
       4.3.8      Romania                                         31
       4.3.9      Switzerland                                     31
    4.4        Latin America                                      32
       4.4.1      Argentina                                       32
       4.4.2      Brazil                                          32
    4.5        the Middle East                                    33
       4.5.1      Israel                                          33
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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on neutral sodium carbonate
(disodium carbonate) in Italy face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying neutral
sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) to Italy? How important is Italy compared to others in
terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of neutral sodium
carbonate (disodium carbonate) vary from one country of origin to another in Italy? On the
supply side, Italy also exports neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate). 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 neutral sodium carbonate
(disodium carbonate) 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 neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) 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 neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate). 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 neutral sodium
carbonate (disodium carbonate), 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 country compared to other countries
of the world. Chapter 4 does the same, but for exports of neutral sodium carbonate (disodium
carbonate) 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


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major trading partner are provided. Combined, Chapters 3 and 4 present a the total picture for
imports and exports of neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) to and from Italy to and
from all other major countries in the world. "Neutral Sodium Carbonate (Disodium Carbonate)"
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 "neutral sodium carbonate (disodium
carbonate)" is 52372 . 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=523 .

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 Neutral Sodium Carbonate (Disodium Carbonate) in Italy, 2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Ukraine                           1                    27,801               35.13                 35.13
Turkey                            2                    25,974               32.82                 67.95
Bulgaria                          3                    12,739               16.10                 84.04
Germany                           4                     2,859                3.61                 87.66
Romania                           5                     2,828                3.57                 91.23
Russia                            6                     2,709                3.42                 94.65
France                            7                     1,355                1.71                 96.36
Bosnia and Herzegovina            8                       923                1.17                 97.53
Poland                            9                       905                1.14                 98.67
the United Kingdom               10                       709                0.90                 99.57
the United States                11                       217                0.27                 99.84
Belgium                          12                       114                0.14                 99.99
Austria                          13                         6                0.01                 99.99
the Netherlands                  14                         4                0.01                100.00
Total                                                  79,143              100.00                100.00
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2.2         EXPORTS FROM ITALY IN 2011
      Neutral Sodium Carbonate (Disodium Carbonate) Exports from Italy, 2011
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Description: On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) in Italy face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) to Italy? How important is Italy compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) vary from one country of origin to another in Italy? On the supply side, Italy also exports neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate). 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 neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) 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 neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate) 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 neutral sodium carbonate (disodium carbonate). 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
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