LONDON, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2016 edition of the report provides a Comprehensive & Insightful Comparative SWOT Framework Analysis on the Global 7 leading Construction Equipment manufacturers amid an emerging market scenario with the global construction equipment market continuing to face significant headwinds with a third straight year of global demand contraction in 2015 for construction equipment with continued economic challenges & pressures across key emerging markets led by China, Brazil & Russia and a difficult global macroeconomic environment marked by financial markets volatility, continued weakness in commodity prices, plummeting of crude oil prices and continued geo-political conflict.
The Chinese growth engine; which has led the pace of the market for over a decade now; is undergoing a major overhaul with the Chinese market for construction equipment having almost halved in 2015 with economic growth slowing down to the lowest in over 25 years amid continued financial markets volatility as the country strives to transition to a more consumption driven economy with limited reliance on manufacturing & heavy industries which has impacted the industry significantly. Brazil & Russian economies, on the contrary, have been impacted severely by the energy sector downturn, in addition, to the ongoing political crisis in Brazil with pressures likely to prevail across these economies over near term. Additionally, the ongoing mining slump with continued weakness in commodity prices and the downturn in energy sector with oversupply driven, sustained slide in crude oil prices have collectively further exacerbated and worsened the situation for the industry. The North American market has been the only saving grace as of-late with the U.S. Economy continuing to prove itself as the stable cornerstone of the global economy with steady economic growth momentum followed by Europe which continues to make slow economic recovery. The OECD & IMF, however, have already cut their global economic growth forecasts for 2016 and the IMF has termed the global economy as highly vulnerable to adverse shocks in its outlook for 2016.
The long-term industry fundamentals & growth drivers, however, remain strong and robust with significant role played by the industry in economic growth and significant investments likely to be made by emerging nations towards infrastructure development over medium term to support economic growth and with rapid urbanization trend. Amongst traditional markets, the U.S. market is likely to spearhead market direction going forward & will hold the key to shaping the near to medium term global market outlook. Additionally, massive investments are going to be required in the U.S. towards infrastructure rebuilding & repair over medium term.
Against this backdrop, the report provides a comprehensive Comparative SWOT framework analysis on the Global 7 leading Construction Equipment manufacturers. The framework analyzes the Strengths & Weaknesses of construction equipment manufacturers from a standalone as well as relative perspective based on a comprehensive analysis of their Key, Strategic Business Aspects, which include:
-- Product Portfolio Analysis & its Strategic Positioning across Key Markets & Segments
-- Breadth & Depth of Presence across Key Geographic Markets & Regions
-- Analysis of overall Cost Base, Structure & its Management
--Analysis of Revenue streams, Resource Base & Key Competencies
--Profitability, Key Profit Sources, Growth & Trend Analysis
--Capital & Ownership Structure, Financial Strength
--Key Competitor Analysis across Market Segments & Degree of Competitive Intensity
--Competitive Market Positioning across Key Global Markets & Market Share
--Overall Strategy Orientation & Focus, R&D Strategy, Technological Strength & Capabilities
The framework subsequently analyzes & identifies potentially significant, niche growth opportunities & avenues and imminent as well as emerging threats for each key industry OEM based on their strategic product portfolio & market positioning, core strengths & weaknesses and overall strategy focus & orientation against the backdrop of emerging industry dynamics & trends. The report analyzes the overall strategic fit & the degree of strategic responsiveness of OEMs to external environmental factors, which include, prevailing industry dynamics & emerging as well as latent industry trends, issues, challenges & potential risk factors to assess their ability to be able to derive further business growth by capitalizing on potential growth opportunities effectively while negating threats simultaneously over near to medium term.
Relevance & Usefulness: The report will be useful for
-- Inputs for Strategic Planning, Competitive Assessment & Decision-Making Processes
-- Analysis of Core Strengths & Weaknesses for each of the 7 Key Industry Players
-- Identification of & Insights into Potential Growth Opportunities & Avenues
-- Analysis of Key & Emerging Market & Technology Trends
-- Analysis of Key Issues, Challenges & Potential Risk Factors
-- Identifying & highlighting areas for making potential Strategic Changes, Adjustments & Realignment
-- Contingency planning for current Strategies & Programs
-- Analysis of Forces Driving as well as restraining the Industry & their Overall Dynamics
-- Strategic Perspective on the likely Evolution of Global Construction Equipment Market over Medium Term
-- Near to Medium Term Market Outlook, Inputs on Market Evolution & Demand Growth Projections
For Whom: Key Decision-Makers across Industry Value Chain
The report will be essential for those having strategic interest in the Global Construction Industry and/or the Construction Equipment Market. The report will be especially useful for Key Decision-Makers, Program Managers, Procurement Managers, Top Management of Industry Players & Other Companies, Industry OEMs, Suppliers, Vendors, Sales & Distribution Channels, Construction Contractors, Equipment Fleet Owners, Equipment Rental Companies, Technology Solutions Providers and other Key Players in the Industry Value Chain. The report will also be useful for existing & potential Investors, Industry & Company Analysts, Industry Service Suppliers, M&A Advisory Firms, Strategy & Management Consulting Firms, PE Firms, Venture Capitalists, Financing & Leasing Companies, Researchers and all those associated with the industry or any of these companies.
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--Blend of Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis
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