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On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick in Denmark face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick to Denmark? How important is Denmark compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do the imports of refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick vary from one country of origin to another in Denmark? On the supply side, Denmark also exports refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick. 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 refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick 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 Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics which appear several years after the fact.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 refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick 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 refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick. 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

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									   The 2011 Import and Export
    Market for Refined Copper
   Plates, Sheets, and Strip over
    .15 mm Thick in Denmark




                                         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     DENMARK AND THE WORLD MARKET                                         8
    2.1        Imports in Denmark in 2011                                  8
    2.2        Exports from Denmark in 2011                                8
3     IMPORTS IN DENMARK                                                   9
    3.1      Europe                                                        9
       3.1.1   Belgium                                                     9
       3.1.2   Bulgaria                                                   10
       3.1.3   Finland                                                    11
       3.1.4   France                                                     12
       3.1.5   Germany                                                    13
       3.1.6   Italy                                                      14
       3.1.7   Spain                                                      15
       3.1.8   Sweden                                                     16
       3.1.9   the Netherlands                                            17
       3.1.10 the United Kingdom                                          18
4     EXPORTS FROM DENMARK                                                19
    4.1        Europe                                                     19
       4.1.1      Austria                                                 19
       4.1.2      Finland                                                 20
       4.1.3      France                                                  21
       4.1.4      Germany                                                 22
       4.1.5      Latvia                                                  23
       4.1.6      Norway                                                  23
       4.1.7      Poland                                                  24
       4.1.8      Sweden                                                  24
       4.1.9      Switzerland                                             25
    4.2        Latin America                                              26
       4.2.1      Mexico                                                  26
    4.3        North America & the Caribbean                              27
       4.3.1      the United States                                       27
    4.4        the Middle East                                            28
       4.4.1      Israel                                                  28
       4.4.2      Turkey                                                  29
5     DISCLAIMERS, WARRANTEES, AND USER AGREEMENT PROVISIONS              30
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1      INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on refined copper plates, sheets,
and strip over .15 mm thick in Denmark face a number of questions. Which countries are
supplying refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick to Denmark? How important
is Denmark compared to others in terms of the entire global and regional market? How much do
the imports of refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick vary from one country of
origin to another in Denmark? On the supply side, Denmark also exports refined copper plates,
sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick. 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 refined copper plates, sheets, and
strip over .15 mm thick 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 refined copper plates, sheets, and
strip over .15 mm thick 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 refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick. 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 refined copper plates,
sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick, 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 refined
copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick originating from Denmark, for each major


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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 percentage share values by major trading partner are provided.
Combined, Chapters 3 and 4 present a the total picture for imports and exports of refined copper
plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm thick to and from Denmark to and from all other major
countries in the world. "Refined Copper Plates, Sheets, and Strip over .15 mm Thick" 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 "refined copper plates, sheets, and strip over .15 mm
thick" is 68251 . 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=682 .

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       DENMARK AND THE WORLD MARKET
2.1         IMPORTS IN DENMARK IN 2011
Imported Refined Copper Plates, Sheets, and Strip over .15 mm Thick in Denmark,
                                        2011
                              (Structure of Foreign Import Competition)

Country of Origin             Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
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Germany                           1                    16,739               52.80                  52.80
Sweden                            2                     5,604               17.68                  70.47
the Netherlands                   3                     5,009               15.80                  86.27
Finland                           4                     1,975                6.23                  92.50
Italy                             5                     1,536                4.84                  97.35
Bulgaria                          6                       303                0.96                  98.30
France                            7                       258                0.81                  99.12
the United Kingdom                8                       182                0.57                  99.69
Belgium                           9                        56                0.18                  99.87
Spain                            10                        42                0.13                 100.00
Total                                                  31,704              100.00                 100.00
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    Source: Philip M. PARKER, Professor, INSEAD, copyright 2011, www.icongrouponline.com



2.2         EXPORTS FROM DENMARK IN 2011
Refined Copper Plates, Sheets, and Strip over .15 mm Thick Exports from Denmark,
                                          2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Switzerland                       1                     2,859               51.14                  51.14
Germany                           2                       740               13.24                  64.38
Israel                            3                       655               11.72                  76.10
Norway                            4                       374                6.69                  82.79
Austria                           5                       287                5.13                  87.92
Mexico                            6                       255                4.56                  92.49
Latvia                            7                       194                3.47                  95.96
Finland                           8                       124                2.22                  98.18
Turkey                            9                        34                0.61                  98.78
France                           10                        19                0.34                  99.12
the United States                11                        18                0.32                  99.45
Sweden                           12                        16                0.29                  99.73
Poland                           13                        15                0.27                 100.00
Total                                                   5,590              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 DENMARK
3.1         EUROPE
3.1.1          Belgium
Refined Copper Plates, Sheets, and Strip over .15 mm Thick Exports from Belgium,
                                         2011
Country of Destination        Rank         Value (000 US$)              % Share        Cumulative %
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
the Netherlands                   1                    11,901               48.64                  48.64
France                            2                     5,895               24.09                  72.73
Singapore                         3                     2,801               11.45                  84.17
Austria                           4                       902                3.69                  87.86
Argentina                         5                       758                3.10                  90.96
Luxembourg                        6                       545                2.23                  93.18
India                             7                       302                1.23                  94.42
China                             8                       208                0.85   
								
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