The 2011 Import and Export Market for Unmilled Oats in North America & the Caribbean

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					   The 2011 Import and Export
   Market for Unmilled Oats in
      North America & the
           Caribbean




                                         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     METHODOLOGY                                                                             6
    1.1   Our Approach                                                                        6
2     NORTH AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN’S SHARE OF THE WORLD
      MARKET                                                                                 10
    2.1   Exports from North America & the Caribbean as Share of the World Export Market     10
    2.2   Imports in North America & the Caribbean as Share of the World Import Market       12
3     EXPORTS FROM NORTH AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN                                             16
    3.1   Executive Summary                                                                  16
    3.2   Canada                                                                             18
    3.3   Jamaica                                                                            18
    3.4   the United States                                                                  19
4     IMPORTS INTO NORTH AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN                                             20
    4.1   Executive Summary                                                                  20
    4.2   Barbados                                                                           21
    4.3   Canada                                                                             22
    4.4   Jamaica                                                                            22
    4.5   the United States                                                                  22
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1      METHODOLOGY
1.1        OUR APPROACH
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners approaching the market in North America &
the Caribbean face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying unmilled oats to North
America & the Caribbean? What is the dollar value of these imports? How much do the imports
of unmilled oats vary from one country to another in North America & the Caribbean? Do
exporters serving the market in North America & the Caribbean have similar market shares
across the importing countries? On the supply side, North America & the Caribbean also sells to
the international market of unmilled oats. Which countries in North America & the Caribbean
supply the most exports of unmilled oats? Which countries are buying their exports? 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 unmilled oats in North America
& the Caribbean. 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 that appear several
years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models,
to estimate the market for unmilled oats for those countries serving North America & the
Caribbean via exports or supplying from North America & the Caribbean via imports. We do 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 North America & the Caribbean fits
into the world market for imported and exported unmilled oats. The total level of imports and
exports on a worldwide basis, and those for North America & the Caribbean in particular, is
based on 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 shares that countries in North America & the
Caribbean are likely to receive this year. From these figures, rankings are calculated to allow
managers to prioritize markets within North America & the Caribbean. In this way, all the
figures provided in this report are forecasts that can be combined with internal information for
strategic planning purposes.

After the worldwide summary in Chapter 2 of both imports and exports for North America & the
Caribbean, Chapter 3 details the exports of unmilled oats, but for each individual country in
North America & the Caribbean. Chapter 4 does the same, but for imports of unmilled oats for
all countries in North America & the Caribbean. In all cases, the total dollar volume and


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percentage share values by major trading partner are provided. Combined, Chapters 3 and 4
present the complete picture for imports and exports of unmilled oats to and from North America
& the Caribbean to and from all other countries in the world. Of the 150 countries considered, if
a country is not reported here it is therefore estimated to have only a negligible level of trade in
unmilled oats (i.e. their market shares are close or equal to zero percent). "Unmilled Oats" 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 "unmilled oats" is 0452 . 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=045 .

This report is updated on an annual basis. To ensure that you have the most current version,
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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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Description: On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners approaching the market in North America & the Caribbean face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying unmilled oats to North America & the Caribbean? What is the dollar value of these imports? How much do the imports of unmilled oats vary from one country to another in North America & the Caribbean? Do exporters serving the market in North America & the Caribbean have similar market shares across the importing countries? On the supply side, North America & the Caribbean also sells to the international market of unmilled oats. Which countries in North America & the Caribbean supply the most exports of unmilled oats? Which countries are buying their exports? 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 unmilled oats in North America & the Caribbean. 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 that appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for unmilled oats for those countries serving North America & the Caribbean via exports or supplying from North America & the Caribbean via imports. We do 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 North America & the Caribbean fits into the world market for imported and exported unmilled oats. The total level of imports and exports on a worldwide basis, and those for North America & the Caribbean in particular, is based on 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
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