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Thailand: A Rapidly Ageing Populace will Continue to Undermine the Economy’s Growth Potential

by February 19th, 2017

Thailand’s population is ageing at a much faster pace than its regional peers. This will aggravate the labour shortage issue the country currently faces and put pressure on public finances, via higher pension outlays and lower tax revenues. Furthermore, a generally poor rate of savings, an inadequate pension system along with Thailand’s culture, requiring families […]

Emerging Countries Lead Consumer Appliances Production Volume

by November 26th, 2016

Emerging markets led by China, Poland, Turkey and Indonesia posted highest absolute volume growth in production of consumer appliances, over 2011-2016. Among these, Poland and Indonesia show the highest year-on-year growth in 2016, driven by strong demands in local markets as well as higher growth in export volume. Despite slower growth in China, the country […]

Who Dominates Global Built-In Refrigeration Appliances Sales?

by November 23rd, 2016

Global built-in refrigeration appliances sales grew 3% year-on-year in 2015/2016, outperforming the 1% growth in freestanding refrigeration appliances. Dominated by Western Europe firms, world built-in refrigeration appliances sales are projected to reach seven million units in 2021, largely driven by Western Europe’s growth. Germany, Italy and the UK will be the three largest markets, with […]

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Next Growth Champions

by October 10th, 2016

A recently published white paper by Euromonitor International reveals dynamic growth shifting from the region’s mature consumer markets in South African metropolises to the urban areas in other Sub-Saharan countries. Soaring population growth and improving purchasing power will strengthen the consumer market potential in the cities across the region. Learn more about some of the […]