The Venezuelan Defense Industry - Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2015

Posted: 09/14/2011
Published: June 2011
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  • Top level overview of the Venezuelan defense industry
  • A breakdown of the Venezuelan defense industry by spend pattern valued from 2006 through 2010 and forecasted from 2011 through 2015
  • A breakdown of the markets by segment valued from 2006 through 2010 and forecasted from 2011 through 2015
  • Details of top companies active across the Venezuelan defense industry
  • Emerging trends and opportunities in the Venezuelan defense industry in the last 12 months


This report offers insights into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs
(original equipment manufacturers) to gain a market share in the Venezuelan defense industry. In
particular, it offers in-depth analysis of the following:
  • Market opportunity and attractiveness: detailed analysis of the current industry size and
  • growth expectations during 2011–2015, including highlights of the key growth stimulators. It also
  • benchmarks the industry against key global markets and provides detailed understanding of
  • emerging opportunities in specific areas.
  • Procurement dynamics: trend analysis of imports and exports, together with its implications and impact on the Venezuelan defense industry.
  • Industry structure: five forces analysis to identify various power centers in the industry and how these are likely to develop in the future.
  • Market entry strategy: analysis of possible ways to enter the market, together with detailed descriptions of how existing players have entered the market, including key contracts, alliances, and strategic initiatives.
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of competitive landscape of the defense industry in Venezuela. It provides an overview of key defense companies (both domestic and foreign), together with insights such as key alliances, strategic initiatives, and a brief financial analysis.
  • Business environment and country risk: a range of drivers at country level, assessing business environment and country risk. It covers historical and forecast values for a range of indicators, evaluating business confidence, economic performance, infrastructure quality and
  • availability, labor force, demographics, and political and social risk.

  • Analysis of Defense industry market size from 2006 through 2010 and forecasts till 2015
  • Analysis of defense budget allocation
  • Benchmarking with key global markets
  • Market opportunities
  • Defense procurement dynamics
  • Industry dynamics
  • Market entry strategy
  • Competitive landscape and strategic insights
  • Business environment and country risk

Reasons To Buy:
  • Gain insight into the Venezuelan defense industry with current, historic and forecast market values
  • Get insight on market opportunity and attractiveness
  • Get insight on industry procurement dynamics
  • Gain insight on industry structure
  • Gain insight into the regulations governing the Venezuelan defense industry and the potential market entry strategies with an expert analysis of the competitive structure
  • Identify top companies of the Venezuelan defense industry along with profiles of all those companies

Key Highlights:

Venezuelan defense expenditure grew at a CAGR of 7.98% during the review period and is expected to value US$2.4 billion in 2011. Modernization and border disputes drove expenditure during the review period and are expected to continue to do so throughout the forecast period. Defense expenditure in Venezuela is anticipated to register a CAGR of 7.98% and reach a value of US$3.2 billion by 2015. As a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) the Venezuelan defense budget stood at 0.7% in 2010 and is expected to increase to 1.1% of GDP by 2015, largely due to the expected increase in defense expenditure.

The capital expenditure allocation of the Venezuelan defense budget, which stood at 32.3% during the review period, is expected to decline to 30.1% during the forecast period, as a result of a reduced budget allocation for equipment purchases. Consequently, revenue expenditure is likely to increase from 67.7% in the review period to 69.9% in the forecast period.

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Posted: 09/14/2011