Retail Industry Q4 2012 Reports for Brazil, Bahrain, Serbia, South Africa and China

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RnRMarketResearch.com adds Retail Industry Q4 2012 reports for Brazil, Bahrain, Serbia, South Africa and China to its store.

These Retail Industry Q4 2012 Reports examines the long-term potential of the local consumer market, but flags short-term concerns about the impact on Brazil, Bahrain, Serbia, South Africa and China’s economic outlook of structural economic imbalances. The report examines how best to maximise returns in the concerned countries retail market by:
1.    Brazil Retail Industry : minimizing investment risk, and also explores the impact of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis and slowing Chinese growth on the Brazilian consumer and on the ability of producers and exporters to realise returns in the short term.
2.    Bahrain Retail Industry: minimizing investment risk, and also explores the impact of a possible prolonged downturn in hydrocarbon prices on the Bahraini consumer and on the ability of producers and exporters to realise returns in the short term.
3.    Serbian Retail Industry: minimizing investment risk, and explores the impact of the eurozone crisis and declining remittances on the Serbian consumer and on the ability of producers and exporters to realise returns in the short term.
4.    South Africa Retail Industry: minimizing investment risk, and also explores the impact of the weak global growth environment and potentially high investor risk aversion on the South African consumer and on the ability of producers and exporters to realise returns in the short term.
5.    China Retail Industry: minimising investment risk, and explore the impact of a prolonged slump in the eurozone and problems in the US on the Chinese consumer, as well as on the ability of producers and exporters to realise returns in the short term.

The report also analyses the growth and risk management strategies being employed by the leading players in Brazil, Bahrain, Serbia, South Africa and China retail sector, as they seek to maximise the growth opportunities offered by the local market.

  •     Brazilian per capita consumer spending is forecast to increase by a modest 12% to 2016, compared with a regional growth average of 17%. The country comes first in BMI’s LatAm Retail Risk/Reward Ratings, although it underperforms slightly for Risk.

Among all retail categories, Mass Grocery Retail (MGR) will be the outperformer through to 2016 in growth terms, with sales forecast to increase by nearly 62% between 2012 and 2016, from US$97.44bn to US$157.47bn. Hypermarkets and supermarkets have gradually taken market share from traditional stores in recent years, with the latter accounting for almost 63% of MGR sales in 2012.

  •     Bahrain per capita consumer spending is forecast to increase by 32.0% through to 2016, compared with a regional growth average of only 2.3%. The country comes sixth out of seven in BMI’s Middle East and Africa Retail Risk/Reward Ratings, although it outperforms significantly for Risk.

Among all retail categories, mass grocery retail will be the outperformer through to 2016 in growth terms, with sales forecast to increase by nearly 47% between 2012 and 2016, from US$1.12bn to US$1.65bn, as demand for packaged and convenience foods continues to pick up on the back of busier lifestyles and more Westernised eating habits.

  •     Serbia comes first out of 10 in BMI’s Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Retail Risk/Reward Ratings, although its Risk rating is comparatively low.

Among all retail categories, consumer electronics will be the outperformer through to 2016 in growth terms, with sales rising 28.6% to US$1.56bn by the end of the forecast period. The consumer electronics sector is a relatively large, underdeveloped market offering growth potential in key digital products groups such as computers (12% penetration), notebook computers (23% CAGR projected), 3G handsets (70% CAGR) and LCD TV sets (18% CAGR).

  •     South African per capita consumer spending is forecast to increase by 43% to 2016, compared with a regional growth average of only 2%. The country comes first (out of seven) in BMI’s MEA Retail Risk/Reward Ratings, although it underperforms for Risk.

Among all retail categories, autos will be the outperformer through to 2016 in growth terms, with unit sales forecast to increase by 75.3% between 2012 and 2016, from an expected 686,456 units in 2012 to 1,203,316 units in 2016. The size of the country, significant rural land coverage and the agricultural sector will continue to provide a substantial market for four-wheel drive vehicles, light pickups and SUVs.

  •     Chinese per capita consumer spending is forecast to increase by 51% through to 2017, compared with a regional growth average of 55%. China is first out of seven in BMI’s Asia Retail Risk/Reward Ratings.

Among all retail categories, automotives will be one of the outperformers through to 2016 in growth terms, with unit sales forecast to increase by 43% between 2013 and 2016, from 22.23mn units to 31.81n units as national manufacturers use their experience of joint ventures with internationals to develop their own brands.

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