This market research provides an overview of the world trade of lighting fixtures, with 2013 production and consumption data at worldwide level and data on the evolution (2008-2013) of lighting fixtures trade in 60 countries selected according to their contribution to international trade of lighting fixtures.
The report offers opportunities for lighting fixtures exporters, arising from the increasing openness of markets and a rich collection of key country-data, allowing comparisons among specific interest areas.
The world imports and exports of lighting fixtures are broken down by geographical area (European Union 27 + Norway and Switzerland, Central and Eastern Europe outside the EU & Russia, Asia and Pacific, Middle East and Africa, North and South America) and by High Income countries and Middle and Low Income countries.
Trade data are also available in a country format: historical series on lighting fixtures exports and imports, origin of imports and destination of exports, country rankings to place all statistics in a broad worldwide context and allowing comparisons among specific interest areas.
Products considered as core of the research: Residential lighting, Commercial lighting, Christmas and traffic lighting, Lighting fixtures components.
Countries considered: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam.
World consumption of lighting fixtures (considering the 60 major countries) was estimated by CSIL worth about USD 80 billion (EUR 60 billion) for the year 2013, with a 5.5% increase compared to the previous year and an average growth rate of 6.5% per year, during the 2009-2013 period. A further growth by 6% (in USD) can be scheduled for 2014 and, as an average, for the next three years. World trade of lighting fixtures (60 countries) will probably reach this year (2014) the booming figure of USD 43 billion (EUR 32 billion). About 83% of the export increase during 2013 (from USD 31.7 billion to USD 39.7 billion) is “explained” by just China, that increased its export by USD 6.9 billion (from USD 12.3 billion in 2012 to USD 18.9 billion in 2013).
Six major importers of lighting fixtures.
Imports, 2008-2013. EUR million
Relevant also the contribution to growth from Austria, South Korea, Poland, Turkey.
Only China has today a positive trade balance of more than USD 10 billion (USD 7.6 billion in 2007, almost USD 9 billion in 2010 and USD 18.6 billion in 2013).Italian trade surplus went down from USD 1,530 million in 2008 to USD 944 million in 2010 and again around USD 1.1 billion during the last three years. Germany shows a reduction in the surplus, that is now only USD 80 million.
During 2013 South Korea, Austria, Spain increased their positive trade balance. Some countries recorded decreasing net imports, as Netherlands, South Africa and Japan.Looking at negative trade balances, the United States has a trade deficit of around USD 6.8 billion (only USD 3.6 billion during the year 2009).Key markets for 2014 will be China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Qatar, Kazakhstan and Vietnam.
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