Slovakia Autos Report

Published 27 May 2015

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Slovakia Autos Report

In 2014, we estimate total vehicle sales increased by 9% as the economy recovered somewhat, and volumes were boosted by pent-up demand in the market. In 2015, we forecast an increase in total sales of 3.9% due to continued growth in both the passenger car and commercial vehicle segments, as these dynamics continue to drive new purchase decisions.

BMI forecasts passenger car production in the country to increase 2.3% in 2015. This increasing output in Slovakia, and other Central and Eastern European (CEE) states more generally, can be seen in contrast to decreasing production levels in much of Western Europe as auto manufacturers strive to cut costs amid continuing economic uncertainty in the region. BMI believes that the Western European auto market will remain generally weak (certainly in volumes terms) in the short-to-medium term, and we expect auto investments in the region to dwindle, in contrast to the generally increasing investor sentiment in the CEE region.

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
8
Politics
9
Economic
10
Operational Risk
11
Industry Forecast
13
Table: Autos Total Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Slovakia 2013-2019)
13
Sales
13
Production
14
Trade
15
Passenger Vehicles
17
Table: Passenger Car Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Slovakia 2013-2019)
17
Production
17
Sales
19
Industry News
19
Commercial Vehicles
22
Table: Commercial Vehicle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Slovakia 2013-2019)
22
Suppliers
23
Macroeconomic Forecasts
24
Economic Analysis
24
Table: Economic Activity (Slovakia 2010-2019)
31
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
32
Europe - Risk/Reward Index
32
Table: Europe Autos Risk/Reward Index
35
Competitive Landscape
37
Company Profile
38
Company Monitor
38
VW: Piech Out As VW Looks For Global Lead
38
PSA: Family Feud Clouds Ownership Future
38
Renault: Increased Government Influence Shakes Alliance
39
Regional Overview
41
Industry Trend Analysis
41
Global Industry Overview
44
Table: Passenger Car Sales March (CBUs)
44
Slovakia Autos Report Q3 2015
Slovakia Autos Report Q3 2015
- Business Monitor International Ltd Page 4
- Business Monitor International Ltd Page 4
US Slowdown A Temporary Glitch-
44
Europe Recovery Will Be Steady
46
Asia Carries The BRIC States
47
Demographic Forecast
49
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Slovakia 1990-2025)
50
Table: Key Population Ratios (Slovakia 1990-2025)
50
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Slovakia 1990-2025)
51
Table: Population By Age Group (Slovakia 1990-2025)
51
Table: Population By Age Group % (Slovakia 1990-2025)
52
Methodology
54
Industry Forecasts
54
Sector-Specific Methodology
55
Sources
55
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
56
Table: Automotive Risk/Reward Index Indicators And Weighting Of Indicators
57

The Slovakia Autos Report features the latest data and forecasts covering production, sales, imports and exports.

BMI Research's Slovakia Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the automotives market in Slovakia.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent automotives industry forecasts on Slovakia to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Slovak automotives market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Slovak automotives sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Slovakia.
  • Assess the activities and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Competitive Landscape Analysis.

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts and views, covering production, sales and the introduction of new technology or products.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the autos sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series and forecasts to end- 2019 for all key industry indicators (see list below), supported by explicit assumptions plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast, including:

Sales and production of motorcycles in units; total production of units; production by vehicle type (including cars, commercial vehicles, trucks and buses); total vehicle fleet size in units; sales by vehicle type, including passenger cars and commercial vehicles; fleet size by vehicle type, including passenger car, commercial vehicles and motorcycles; total vehicle trade balance in units; vehicle trade balance by vehicle type, including passenger car, commercial vehicle and motorcycle; car ownership measured as car density per 1,000 people.

BMI’s Autos Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Index provides investors (manufacturers, suppliers and dealers) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and demographic data points. These provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each indices explained.

BMI Economic Forecasts

BMI forecasts to end-2019 for all headline macroeconomic indicators, including real GDP growth, inflation, fiscal balance, trade balance, current account and external debt.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company  developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Global, Regional and Country Industry Overviews

In-depth analysis of the major global and regional developments in the market, which can be linked with the country industry overview, providing cross-country  investment, product and financing trends that will affect each market, supported by BMI’s global and regional industry forecasts.

Sources

The Autos reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as manufacturing associations, statistical bureaus, government transport ministries, national chambers of commerce and industry, national statistical offices, government ministries and central banks and multinational companies.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.

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