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Overview of the Automotive Industry in the Greater Mekong Subregion, Forecast to 2021

Overview of the Automotive Industry in the Greater Mekong Subregion, Forecast to 2021

The study provides an overview of the automotive industry in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Over the years, the global automotive industry has been focused on the developed countries with saturated growth and developing countries which are likely to be saturated in the short to medium term. In this scenario, the countries in the Mekong subregion are expected to be a boon to automotive companies in expanding their top line in the coming years. The Mekong subregion includes Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Yunnan and Guangxi provinces in China.

The research service also offers a detailed insight into the automotive markets in four countries: Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The study examines the economic and social factors, growth prospects, capabilities, and infrastructure in these key countries of the Mekong subregion. It also provides a detailed overview of the new vehicle sales in these countries with 2016 as the base year. The research service covers the new vehicle sales (passenger and commercial) for the period 2010-2016 and also offers the new sales forecasts in these markets for the period 2017-2021.

Key Target Audience
The target audience includes:
• Global and regional automotive OEMs with presence or stake in GMS
• Global and regional automotive component companies with presence or interest in GMS
• Consultancy firms interested in developments in GMS
• Research organizations
• Technological partners

Research Scope
• Profile of key countries (Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam) including country overview and economic and social indicators
• New vehicle sales of passenger and commercial vehicles in Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam between 2010 and 2016
• Automotive overview, market drivers and restraints and regulatory environment for automotive industry in Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam
• New vehicle sales forecasts across GMS countries during the period 2017-2021 in Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam
• Multilateral and Free Trade Agreements affecting the automotive industry in Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam

Key Questions This Study Will Answer
• What are the economic and social indicators of development in Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam?
• What are the new vehicle sales trends in these countries during the period 2010-2016?
• What are the key market drivers and restraints for automotive industry growth in these countries?
• What are the new vehicle sales forecasts for Myanmar, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and Vietnam during the period 2017-2021?
• Which are the key Multilateral and Free Trade Agreements of these countries that have a direct impact on the automotive sector?
• What is the general regulatory environment for the automotive industry in these countries?


  • Executive Summary
    • Greater Mekong Subregion-Development Roadmap
    • Factors Affecting the Automotive Sector
    • Key Findings
  • Scope of the Study
  • Country Analysis-Myanmar
    • Country Overview
    • Economic Indicators
    • Social Indicators
    • New Vehicle Sales-2010-2016
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales, Myanmar, 2010-2016
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Restraints Explained
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Table Automotive Market: Automotive Tax Structure, Myanmar, 2016
    • New Vehicle Sales Forecast
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales Forecast, Myanmar, 2016-2021
    • Multilateral Free Trade Agreements (MFTAs)
    • Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
      • Table ATIGA Tariff Schedule of Myanmar, 2013-2015
      • Table AANZFTA Tariff Schedule, Myanmar, 2014-2024
      • Table Vehicle Segments & Categories for Tariff Reduction, Myanmar, 2016
      • Table Tariffs ACFTA Schedule, Myanmar, 2014-2020
      • Table Tariffs AIFTA Schedule, Myanmar, 2015-2022
      • Table Tariffs Schedule, Myanmar, 2015-2017
    • Network Analysis
  • Country Analysis-Lao PDR
    • Country Overview
    • Economic Indicators
    • Social Indicators
    • New Vehicle Sales-2010-2016
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales, Lao PDR, 2010-2016
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Restraints Explained
    • New Vehicle Sales Forecast
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales Forecast, Lao PDR, 2016-2021
    • Multilateral Free Trade Agreements (MFTAs)
    • Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
      • Table Tariffs Schedule, Lao PDR, 2015-2025
      • Table Vehicle Segments & Categories for Tariff Reduction Lao PDR, 2016
      • Table Tariffs Schedule, Lao PDR, 2014-2026
      • Table ACFTA Tariffs Schedule, Lao PDR, 2015-2020
      • Table Tariffs AIFTA Schedule, Lao PDR, 2015-2020
  • Country Analysis-Cambodia
    • Country Overview
    • Economic Indicators
    • Social Indicators
    • New Vehicle Sales-2010-2016
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales, Cambodia, 2010-2016
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Restraints Explained
    • New Vehicle Sales Forecast
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales Forecast, Cambodia, 2016-2021
    • Multilateral Free Trade Agreements (MFTAs)
    • Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
      • Table ATIGA Tariff Schedule, Cambodia, 2013-2015
      • Table Tariffs Reduction Schedule, Cambodia, 2013-2018
      • Table Tariff Schedule, Cambodia, 2015-2025
      • Table Vehicle Segments & Categories for Tariff Reduction, Cambodia, 2016
      • Table Tariff Schedule, Cambodia, 2014-2026
      • Table AIFTA Tariffs Schedule, Cambodia, 2015-2020
  • Country Analysis-Vietnam
    • Country Overview
    • Economic Indicators
    • Social Indicators
    • New Vehicle Sales-2010-2016
      • Table Automotive Market: New Vehicle Sales, Vietnam, 2010-2016
    • Top OEM Manufacturing Capabilities
      • Table Automotive Market: Top OEM Manufacturing Capabilities, Vietnam, 2015
    • Key Players
    • Network Analysis
    • Market Drivers
    • Market Drivers Explained
    • Market Restraints
    • Market Restraints Explained
    • Vehicle Sales Forecast
      • Table Automotive Market: Vehicle Sales Forecast, Vietnam, 2016-2021
    • Regulatory Environment
      • Table Automotive Market: Automotive Tax Structure, Vietnam, 2014
    • Multilateral Free Trade Agreements (MFTAs)
    • Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
      • Table AFTA Tariff Schedule, Vietnam, 2015-2018
      • Table AITIG Tariff Schedule of Vietnam to India, 2012-2019
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity 1-Increased Penetration of New Vehicles
    • Growth Opportunity 2-Infrastructure Developments in Laos and Cambodia
    • Growth Opportunity 3-Positive Economic Prospects
    • Growth Opportunity 4-Rising Economic Co-operation in the Region
    • Strategic Imperatives for Success and Growth of Automotive Sector in GMS
  • Conclusions and Future Outlook
    • Key Conclusions
  • Appendix
    • Abbreviations and Acronyms Used

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