Aluminium Pipes and Tubes Market in Vietnam

This market research report offers a perspective on the actual market situation, trends and future outlook for aluminium pipes and tubes in Vietnam. The study provides essential market information for decision-makers including:

– Overall market value for aluminium pipes and tubes in Vietnam
– Overall market volume for aluminium pipes and tubes in Vietnam
– Market value and volume for aluminium pipes and tubes by product type
– Product prices
– Forecasts and future outlook of the market
– Country overview, macroeconomic indicators and indicators of doing business

This market study answers to questions such as:
– What is the size of the aluminium pipes and tubes market in Vietnam?
– How is the market divided into different types of products? Which products are growing fast?
– How the market has been developing? How does the future look like?
– What is the potential for the market?
– How the indicators of doing business look like? For example, how easily the contracts are being enforced, or what is the inflation rate and how is it developing?

Product types discussed in the study:
Aluminium alloy
Not alloyed

To read report in detail : Aluminium Pipes and Tubes Market in Vietnam

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Ceramic Tiles in Italy – Overview

This report provides an overview of the Ceramic Tiles Italian market and its competitors: key sector data by segment, major recent trends, supply and demand evolution and their main drivers, market leaders, operators’ policies and business strategies.

Segments
The ceramic tile sector can be segmented according to several different variables.

Technology
The two main types of ceramic tiles are:

• glazed, whether by double-firing (used to make earthenware, cottoforte and majolica tiles), single-firing (to make clay or stone tiles);

unglazed, whether for stoneware, terracotta or clinker tiles.
• In this way, tiles can be subdivided as follows:
• single-fired;
• double-fired;
• porcelain stoneware (whether glazed or unglazed);
• others (e.g. clinker and terracotta).

Double-firing is the classic tile manufacturing technique, although it is progressively being replaced by the single-firing method. The material is heated to a very high temperature twice, first to shape it, then to glaze it. Excellent quality products can be obtained in this way, because the shape remains completely unaltered during the second firing. Double-fired tiles are sufficiently resistant to wear and tear caused by habitual pressure and friction, but are subject to breakage in the event of a forceful impact on a specific spot.

Single-firing means that the material is heated up to an extremely high temperature only once to press, dry and glaze it. This method saves time and money and results in a more resistant product, even for large-sized tiles. However, certain aesthetic effects that can be obtained in double-fired tiles (such as shiny finish and sophisticated coloration and designs) are not possible with the single-fired technique, because the material can become slightly distorted during the firing process and because the glaze is not absorbed uniformly.

To produce stoneware tiles, a stone mixture is pressed and fired up to high temperatures, producing material that absorbs very little water and is highly resistant. The properties of these tiles can vary significantly based on the type of stone mixture used. Glazed stone products in particular have been gaining ground on the market in recent years, eroding market shares of unglazed stone tiles. Both types of stoneware tiles have been replacing more traditional single-fired products.

Size
Ceramic tiles can also be segmented by size:
• small (less than 20x20cm);
• medium;
• large (where the longer edges measure over 50cm).

Function
Tile products can also be broken down into two segments according to their use, as follows:
• floor and pavement tiles, most of which are the former (for interior use), but tiles are also often used for
• outdoor footpaths;
• wall tiles, whether inside or on the exterior of a building.

Price/quality range
Ceramic tile products can also be categorised into one of three price ranges (with reference to the manufacturer’s selling price) that generally correspond to three broad levels of product quality:
• basic (less than Euro5 per square metre);
• medium (between Euro5 and Euro12 per sqm), sometimes further broken down into medium-low and medium-high;
• superior (over Euro12/sqm), including top-of-the-line products costing over Euro18/sqm.

These price ranges refer to both floor and wall tiles. However, it should be kept in mind that, for instance, some of the more technologically advanced types of floor tiles marketed to non-residential sector clients are usually priced above Euro12 per square metre, but ought not be categorised in the ‘superior’ segment. Also, wall tiles tend to have slightly higher prices than floor tiles of an equivalent level of quality.

Client category
Finally, products in the sector can be segmented according to the two broad client categories, as demand for particular products (in terms of aesthetic and technical qualities) varies substantially between the two.
Price-quality range distinctions hold true in both of these segments:
• residential;
• non-residential.

Methodology
Databank’s methodology for Competitors reports begins with a careful screening to identify the main organisations that are representative of a given sector. Several one-to-one interviews are then conducted with the selected organisations. Questionnaires are sent to all the leading companies on an annual basis. The information collected is then verified by an expert in the particular sector using a system of counterchecks to guarantee that the information is entirely reliable and consistent. The process is then completed using Cerved Group’s proprietary information about Italian enterprises. All Competitors reports also include details concerning the strategies and performances of the leading companies in each sector.

To read report in detail : Ceramic Tiles in Italy – Overview

Chinese Markets for Construction Equipment

China’s demand for construction equipment has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next five years, both production and demand will continue to grow. This new study examines China’s economic trends, investment environment, industry development, supply and demand, industry capacity, industry structure, marketing channels and major industry participants. Historical data (2001, 2006 and 2011) and long-term forecasts through 2016 and 2021 are presented. Major producers in China are profiled.

I. INTRODUCTION

Report Scope and Methodology
Executive Summary

II. BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

Economic Outlook
Key Economic Indicators
Industrial Output
Population and Labor
Foreign Investment
Foreign Trade
Financial and Tax Regulations
Banking System and Regulations
Foreign Exchange
Taxes, Tariff and Custom Duties

III. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY ASSESSMENTS

Construction Equipment Industry Overview
Industry Structure and Composition
Labor Costs
Major Producer Facility Locations and Output
Market Share of Key Producers
Potential Entrants
Major Foreign Investments
Technology Development

IV. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OUTPUT AND DEMAND

Overview
Construction Equipment Output and Demand
Cranes and Draglines Output and Demand
Cranes and Draglines Output
Foreign Trade
Cranes and Draglines Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Excavators Output and Demand
Excavators Output
Foreign Trade
Excavators Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Concrete and Bituminous Mixers and Pavers Output and Demand
Concrete and Bituminous Mixers and Pavers Output
Foreign Trade
Concrete and Bituminous Mixers and Pavers Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Tractors & Dozers Output and Demand
Tractors & Dozers Output
Foreign Trade
Tractors & Dozers Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Compaction Equipment Output and Demand
Compaction Equipment Output
Foreign Trade
Compaction Equipment Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Ditchers and Trenchers Output and Demand
Ditchers and Trenchers Output
Foreign Trade
Ditchers and Trenchers Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Forklift Equipment Output and Demand
Forklift Equipment Output
Foreign Trade
Forklift Equipment Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Tractor Shovel Loaders Output and Demand
Tractor Shovel Loaders Output
Foreign Trade
Tractor Shovel Loaders Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Other Construction equipment Output and Demand
Other Construction equipment Output
Foreign Trade
Other Construction equipment Market Demand and Outlook
Pricing Trend
Construction Equipment Imports and Exports
Construction Equipment Imports and Exports by Type
Construction Equipment Imports and Exports by Country

V. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT MARKET OUTLOOK

Construction Equipment Markets Outlook Overview
Construction Market Outlook
Building Construction by Region
Northeast
North
East
South
Southwest
Northwest
Construction Equipment Output and Demand by Region
Northeast
North
East
South
Southwest
Northwest

To read report in detail : Chinese Markets for Construction Equipment