A key analysis section, the Industry Outlook outlines expectations for the key industry indicators over the next five-year period.
The key indicators for the industry for last five years are provided here, and include:
• Industry Revenue
• Industry Value Added
• Domestic Demand
• Total Wages
This section gives the size of the domestic market and the size of the export market for each industry.
This section lists the industry"s major supplier and its major customer industries, with SIC"s (KLUI) for easy reference.
Lists the key factors which are likely to cause demand to rise or fall.
The trend for the size of exports (are they increasing, decreasing, not changing) and the trend for the size of exports as a proportion of turnover. The size of the domestic market (domestic demand) and the proportion of this accounted for by exports
Outlines the trend for the size of domestic demand and the trend for imports as a proportion of domestic demand States the size of the domestic market (domestic demand) and the proportion of this accounted for by imports
Domestic and international markets defines the market for the products and services of this industry, both locally and in other countries. This outlines: the size of the domestic market (domestic demand) and the proportion of this accounted for by imports, the key countries from which imports are sourced (with percentage and relative size if available), the trend for the size of domestic demand and the trend for imports as a proportion of domestic demand, the size of turnover and the size of exports as a proportion of turnover, the key export destinations (percentages and relative importance of these, if available, the trend for the size of exports (are they increasing, decreasing, not changing) and the trend for the size of exports as a proportion of turnover.
Gives the key types of competition between firms within the industry. It also highlights competition from substitute products in alternative industries.
This details the key products and/or services provided by this industry. Wherever possible, we include an indication as to which of these are the most important to demonstrate which have a more significant influence over industry results as a whole.
The key client industries and/or groups are detailed here. Wherever possible, an indication as to which of these are the most important is included. This will highlight the client groups that are most important to the industry. Trends in these client groups may have an important impact on the demand for products and services provided by the SIC, hence they may be important to monitor suggested links
This is an indicator of how much industry turnover is accounted for by the top players.
This is a guide to the regional share of industry turnover/gross product. DIS calculates this on the basis of turnover or production, however, the number of establishments may be used as a proxy where these are not available.
This section outlines factors that can prevent a new company from entering the industry and will also give an indication of the extent to which this occurs.
Taxation refers to all kinds of taxation that are specific or are particularly important to an industry. This includes taxation concessions.
Assistance refers to government and/or other measures in place designed to improve the performance of the industry or sections of the industry. (eg grants, subsidies)
Where licenses are required to operate in an industry, these will be noted here. Where possible, details regarding the degree of difficulty in obtaining a licence are included. Important issues relating to regulation and deregulation are included here.
The average costs for a company operating in this industry as a percentage of total revenue.
Provides a guide to the amount of capital used in production/providing a service compared to the amount of labor in the total mix of inputs.
Acknowledges the latest technology and/or systems available to this industry within the country. Technology refers to machinery and equipment (such as computerisation) which enables better and more efficient production. Systems refer to methods of production that also enables better and more efficient production.
Industry volatility refers to the year on year fluctuations, which occur in industry output.
This gives an indication of the extent to which the industry is global. As a guide, we base its definition of the level of globalization on a number of factors, some of which include: the level of foreign ownership, the proportion of demand accounted for by foreign operators, and in the case of industries dominated by domestic participants, the volume of production conducted in other countries.
This section details previously important events in the development of the industry
This is the key analysis section for the industry over the past five years. The key performance indicators for the industry in question are discussed, providing trends and explanations for occurrences in the industry.
Lists the Major Players in the industry with key details relating to those players
The sensitivities are factors that are outside of the control of an operator of the industry, but are likely to have significant impact on a business.
These are the factors within the control of the operator and which should be followed in order to be successful. Often these may include behavior that will help to minimise the effects of the key sensitivities.