The 2011-2016 World Outlook for Webcams

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					          The 2011-2016 World Outlook for
                     Webcams




                                          by
                         Professor Philip M. Parker, Ph.D.
                       Chaired Professor of Management Science
                     INSEAD (Singapore and 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 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. Professor Parker 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, the
International Journal of Forecasting, the European Management Journal, the European Journal of Operational
Research, the Journal of Marketing, the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and the 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 markets for a substantial portion of their business
or who might be threatened by international competition. The estimates given in this report were created using a
methodology developed by and implemented under the direct supervision of Professor Philip M. Parker, the Eli Lilly
Chaired Professor of Innovation, Business and Society, at INSEAD. The methodology relies on historical figures
across countries. Reported figures should be seen as estimates of past and future levels of latent demand.


                                        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.




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Table of Contents
1       INTRODUCTION                                                                                   10
     1.1      Overview                                                                                 10
     1.2      What is Latent Demand and the P.I.E.?                                                    10
     1.3      The Methodology                                                                          11
        1.3.1   Step 1. Product Definition and Data Collection                                         12
        1.3.2   Step 2. Filtering and Smoothing                                                        13
        1.3.3   Step 3. Filling in Missing Values                                                      13
        1.3.4   Step 4. Varying Parameter, Non-linear Estimation                                       13
        1.3.5   Step 5. Fixed-Parameter Linear Estimation                                              14
        1.3.6   Step 6. Aggregation and Benchmarking                                                   14
        1.3.7   Step 7. Latent Demand Density: Allocating Across Cities                                14
2       SUMMARY OF FINDINGS                                                                            16
     2.1   The Worldwide Market Potential                                                              16
3       AFRICA                                                                                         18
     3.1    Executive Summary                                                                          18
     3.2    Algeria                                                                                    19
     3.3    Angola                                                                                     20
     3.4    Benin                                                                                      21
     3.5    Botswana                                                                                   21
     3.6    Burkina Faso                                                                               22
     3.7    Burundi                                                                                    23
     3.8    Cameroon                                                                                   23
     3.9    Cape Verde                                                                                 24
     3.10   Central African Republic                                                                   25
     3.11   Chad                                                                                       25
     3.12   Comoros                                                                                    26
     3.13   Congo (formerly Zaire)                                                                     27
     3.14   Cote d'Ivoire                                                                              28
     3.15   Djibouti                                                                                   28
     3.16   Egypt                                                                                      29
     3.17   Equatorial Guinea                                                                          30
     3.18   Ethiopia                                                                                   30
     3.19   Gabon                                                                                      31
     3.20   Ghana                                                                                      32
     3.21   Guinea                                                                                     33
     3.22   Guinea-Bissau                                                                              33
     3.23   Kenya                                                                                      34
     3.24   Lesotho                                                                                    35
     3.25   Liberia                                                                                    35
     3.26   Libya                                                                                      36
     3.27   Madagascar                                                                                 37
     3.28   Malawi                                                                                     37
     3.29   Mali                                                                                       38
     3.30   Mauritania                                                                                 39
     3.31   Mauritius                                                                                  39
     3.32   Morocco                                                                                    40
     3.33   Mozambique                                                                                 41
     3.34   Namibia                                                                                    41
     3.35   Niger                                                                                      42
     3.36   Nigeria                                                                                    43

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     3.37      Republic of Congo                                  44
     3.38      Reunion                                            44
     3.39      Rwanda                                             45
     3.40      Sao Tome E Principe                                46
     3.41      Senegal                                            46
     3.42      Sierra Leone                                       47
     3.43      Somalia                                            48
     3.44      South Africa                                       48
     3.45      Sudan                                              49
     3.46      Swaziland                                          50
     3.47      Tanzania                                           50
     3.48      The Gambia                                         51
     3.49      Togo                                               52
     3.50      Tunisia                                            53
     3.51      Uganda                                             54
     3.52      Western Sahara                                     54
     3.53      Zambia                                             55
     3.54      Zimbabwe                                           56
4       ASIA & OCEANA                                             57
     4.1    Executive Summary                                     57
     4.2    American Samoa                                        58
     4.3    Australia                                             59
     4.4    Bangladesh                                            60
     4.5    Bhutan                                                61
     4.6    Brunei                                                61
     4.7    Burma                                                 62
     4.8    Cambodia                                              63
     4.9    China                                                 63
     4.10   Christmas Island                                      64
     4.11   Cook Islands                                          65
     4.12   Fiji                                                  65
     4.13   French Polynesia                                      66
     4.14   Guam                                                  67
     4.15   Hong Kong                                             67
     4.16   India                                                 68
     4.17   Indonesia                                             69
     4.18   Japan                                                 70
     4.19   Kiribati                                              71
     4.20   Laos                                                  71
     4.21   Macau                                                 72
     4.22   Malaysia                                              73
     4.23   Maldives                                              74
     4.24   Marshall Islands                                      74
     4.25   Micronesia Federation                                 75
     4.26   Mongolia                                              75
     4.27   Nauru                                                 76
     4.28   Nepal                                                 77
     4.29   New Caledonia                                         77
     4.30   New Zealand                                           78
     4.31   Niue                                                  79
     4.32   Norfolk Island                                        80
     4.33   North Korea                                           80


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     4.34      Palau                                                      81
     4.35      Papua New Guinea                                           82
     4.36      Philippines                                                82
     4.37      Seychelles                                                 83
     4.38      Singapore                                                  84
     4.39      Solomon Islands                                            84
     4.40      South Korea                                                85
     4.41      Sri Lanka                                                  86
     4.42      Taiwan                                                     86
     4.43      Thailand                                                   87
     4.44      The Northern Mariana Island                                88
     4.45      Tokelau                                                    89
     4.46      Tonga                                                      89
     4.47      Tuvalu                                                     90
     4.48      Vanuatu                                                    90
     4.49      Vietnam                                                    91
     4.50      Wallis and Futuna                                          91
     4.51      Western Samoa                                              92
5       EUROPE                                                            93
     5.1   Executive Summary                                              93
     5.2   Albania                                                        94
     5.3   Andorra                                                        95
     5.4   Austria                                                        95
     5.5   Belarus                                                        96
     5.6   Belgium                                                        97
     5.7   Bosnia and Herzegovina                                         98
     5.8   Bulgaria                                                       99
     5.9   Croatia                                                       100
     5.10  Cyprus                                                        100
     5.11  Czech Republic                                                101
     5.12  Denmark                                                       102
     5.13  Estonia                                                       103
     5.14  Finland                                                       103
     5.15  France                                                        104
     5.16  Georgia                                                       105
     5.17  Germany                                                       106
     5.18  Greece                                                        107
     5.19  Hungary                                                       108
     5.20  Iceland                                                       109
     5.21  Ireland                                                       110
     5.22  Italy                                                         110
     5.23  Kazakhstan                                                    111
     5.24  Latvia                                                        112
     5.25  Liechtenstein                                                 113
     5.26  Lithuania                                                     114
     5.27  Luxembourg                                                    114
     5.28  Malta                                                         115
     5.29  Moldova                                                       116
     5.30  Monaco                                                        116
     5.31  Norway                                                        117
     5.32  Poland                                                        118
     5.33  Portugal                                                      119


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     5.34      Romania                                              120
     5.35      Russia                                               121
     5.36      San Marino                                           122
     5.37      Slovakia                                             122
     5.38      Slovenia                                             123
     5.39      Spain                                                124
     5.40      Sweden                                               125
     5.41      Switzerland                                          126
     5.42      The Netherlands                                      127
     5.43      The United Kingdom                                   128
     5.44      Ukraine                                              129
6       LATIN AMERICA                                               130
     6.1    Executive Summary                                       130
     6.2    Argentina                                               131
     6.3    Belize                                                  132
     6.4    Bolivia                                                 133
     6.5    Brazil                                                  133
     6.6    Chile                                                   134
     6.7    Colombia                                                135
     6.8    Costa Rica                                              136
     6.9    Ecuador                                                 137
     6.10   El Salvador                                             138
     6.11   French Guiana                                           138
     6.12   Guatemala                                               139
     6.13   Guyana                                                  140
     6.14   Honduras                                                140
     6.15   Mexico                                                  141
     6.16   Nicaragua                                               142
     6.17   Panama                                                  143
     6.18   Paraguay                                                144
     6.19   Peru                                                    145
     6.20   Suriname                                                146
     6.21   The Falkland Islands                                    146
     6.22   Uruguay                                                 147
     6.23   Venezuela                                               148
7       NORTH AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN                               149
     7.1   Executive Summary                                        149
     7.2   Antigua and Barbuda                                      150
     7.3   Aruba                                                    151
     7.4   Barbados                                                 151
     7.5   Bermuda                                                  152
     7.6   Canada                                                   153
     7.7   Cuba                                                     154
     7.8   Dominica                                                 155
     7.9   Dominican Republic                                       155
     7.10  Greenland                                                156
     7.11  Grenada                                                  157
     7.12  Guadeloupe                                               158
     7.13  Haiti                                                    159
     7.14  Jamaica                                                  159
     7.15  Martinique                                               160
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     7.17      St. Kitts and Nevis                                                    162
     7.18      St. Lucia                                                              162
     7.19      St. Vincent and the Grenadines                                         163
     7.20      The Bahamas                                                            164
     7.21      The British Virgin Islands                                             164
     7.22      The Cayman Islands                                                     165
     7.23      The Netherlands Antilles                                               166
     7.24      The U.S. Virgin Islands                                                166
     7.25      The United States                                                      167
     7.26      Trinidad and Tobago                                                    168
8       THE MIDDLE EAST                                                               169
     8.1    Executive Summary                                                         169
     8.2    Afghanistan                                                               170
     8.3    Armenia                                                                   171
     8.4    Azerbaijan                                                                172
     8.5    Bahrain                                                                   172
     8.6    Iran                                                                      173
     8.7    Iraq                                                                      174
     8.8    Israel                                                                    175
     8.9    Jordan                                                                    175
     8.10   Kuwait                                                                    176
     8.11   Kyrgyzstan                                                                177
     8.12   Lebanon                                                                   177
     8.13   Oman                                                                      178
     8.14   Pakistan                                                                  179
     8.15   Palestine                                                                 180
     8.16   Qatar                                                                     180
     8.17   Saudi Arabia                                                              181
     8.18   Syrian Arab Republic                                                      182
     8.19   Tajikistan                                                                183
     8.20   The United Arab Emirates                                                  183
     8.21   Turkey                                                                    184
     8.22   Turkmenistan                                                              185
     8.23   Uzbekistan                                                                185
     8.24   Yemen                                                                     186
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1     INTRODUCTION
1.1    OVERVIEW

This study covers the world outlook for Webcams across more than 200 countries. For each year reported, estimates
are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of
U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region and of the globe. These comparat
				
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Description: This econometric study covers the world outlook for Webcams across more than 200 countries. For each year reported, estimates are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to quickly gauge a country vis-à-vis others. Using econometric models which project fundamental economic dynamics within each country and across countries, latent demand estimates are created. This report does not discuss the specific players in the market serving the latent demand, nor specific details at the product level. The study also does not consider short-term cyclicalities that might affect realized sales. The study, therefore, is strategic in nature, taking an aggregate and long-run view, irrespective of the players or products involved. This study does not report actual sales data (which are simply unavailable, in a comparable or consistent manner in virtually all of the 230 countries of the world). This study gives, however, my estimates for the worldwide latent demand, or the P.I.E., for Webcams. It also shows how the P.I.E. is divided across the world’s regional and national markets. For each country, I also show my estimates of how the P.I.E. grows over time (positive or negative growth). In order to make these estimates, a multi-stage methodology was employed that is often taught in courses on international strategic planning at graduate schools of business.
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