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Trade Agreements Delivering Growth Momentum to the European Union Automotive Industry

Trade Agreements Delivering Growth Momentum to the European Union Automotive Industry

This study provides an insight into the impact of current and proposed European trade agreements, focusing on

1. Information on tariffs and regulations of member countries
2. Trade relations between these countries
3. Regional content value parameters being enforced
4. Automotive related requirements
5. Relevance to industry participants
6. Main beneficiaries of the agreement

It also presents
1. Highlights and goals that have been or can be achieved by each trade agreement
2. Comparison of current and proposed tariff trade-offs
3. Advantages and disadvantages for each country participating in free trade agreements

Finally the study details OEM strategies globally as impacted by these trade agreements with information on specific models.


  • Executive Summary
    • Executive Summary-Key Takeaways
    • Executive Summary-Snapshot of Trade Agreements Timeline
    • Executive Summary-OEMs and Their Global Trade
    • Executive Summary-Impact Analysis on OEMs Global Operations
    • Executive Summary-Regional Automotive Regulations
    • Executive Summary-Current and Future Outlook
  • Research Scope, Objectives, and Methodology
    • Research Scope
    • Research Aims and Objectives
    • Key Questions This Study Will Answer
    • Research Background
    • Research Methodology
    • Key OEM/Participant Groups Compared in This Study
    • Vehicle Segmentation
  • Overview of Free Trade Agreements for the European Union
    • Snapshot of European Union Trade Agreements
    • Top Five Realities of 2016
    • European Union FTAs
    • Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
    • Key Factors Determining the TTIP
    • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Key Factors Determining the CETA
    • European Union and Mexico Free Trade Agreement
    • Key Factors Determining the EU-Mexico Agreement
    • Potential Free Trade Agreement Between EU and Japan
    • Key Factors Determining EU and Japan FTA
    • EU and South Korea Free Trade Agreement
    • Key Factors Determining EU and South Korea FTA
    • EU and Turkey Customs Union Agreement
    • Key Factors Determining the EU and Turkey Trade Agreement
    • Impact of Trade Agreements on the EU Automotive Industry
  • OEMs' Strategies for Global Trade Agreements
    • Global Centers of Automotive Production
    • BMW Export-Import Dynamics
    • Daimler Export-Import Dynamics
    • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Export-Import Dynamics
    • PSA Peugeot Citroen Export-Import Dynamics
    • Renault Nissan Export-Import Dynamics
    • Volkswagen (VW) Export-Import Dynamics
  • Key Conclusions
    • Key Conclusions-Rationale for OEMs' success
    • Key Findings and Future Outlook
    • Top 5 Growth Opportunities
    • Last Big Word-Top 3 Predictions
  • Appendix
    • Definitions
    • Market Engineering Methodology

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