· The Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturing Industry report features 2007 current and 2008 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment) for the 47 largest world countries.
· The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including truck bodies, bus bodies, van bodies and specialty truck bodies.
· Forecast estimates on the size of the industry in each of the following countries:
· - Argentina Australia - Austria Belgium - Brazil Canada Chile China Colombia Czech Rep Denmark Egypt Finland France Germany Greece Hungary India Indonesia Iran Ireland Israel Italy Japan Malaysia Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Pakistan Philippines Poland Portugal Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Thailand Turkey United Kingdom United States Venezuela
· Appendix: Definitions & Terms
· These reports provide the most current and cost-effective demographic data and market reports for the largest U.S. and World industries. The reports are estimates and forecasts based on proprietary economic model which provides data that is timely, accurate and cost effective
· These estimates are produced by a proprietary economic model that is based on a number of sources and factors:
· - The size and characteristics of the largest U.S. industries (based on the U.S. Bureau of the Census statistics, inflation rates and industry trends).
· - The relative size and characteristics of other countries (based on GDP, population and per capita income).
· - The proportion of economies (based on manufacturing, services, agricultural and resource industries). This data is mostly from the CIA World Factbook and the Economist.
· - Local currency estimates are based on U.S. sales estimates and the most current currency exchange rates.
· - NAICS codes (North American Classification System codes) are used in each industry definition in order to aid report users in clarifying and standardizing the definitions of each industry between different countries.