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South Korea's Military Expenditure to Reach US$47.2 by 2019, Finds New Report

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Future of the South Korean Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019” research report to their website


Lewes, DE -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/06/2014 -- The Future of the South Korean Defense Industry – Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019 report provides readers with a detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of industry leading companies, and key news.

Key Findings
- Over the historic period, South Korean defense expenditure registered a growth rate of 5.7%, increasing from US$26.6 billion in 2010 to US$33.2 billion in 2014
- South Korea’s military expenditure, valued at US$33.2 billion in 2014, is expected to increase to US$47.2 billion by 2019, registering a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period
- South Korea’s military expenditure will be driven by the nuclear threat from North Korea, acquisition of new technologies, reduction in reliance on imports and the modernization of its armed forces
- The Defense Ministry is expected to procure fighters and multi-role aircraft, attack helicopters, C4ISR systems, infrastructure construction, and multi role aircraft MRO

This report offers detailed analysis of South Korea’s defense industry with market size forecasts covering the next five years. This report will also analyze factors that influence demand for the industry, key market trends, and challenges faced by industry participants

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:
- South Korean defense industry market size and drivers: detailed analysis of the South Korean defense industry during 2015–2019, including highlights of the demand drivers and growth stimulators for the industry. It also provides a snapshot of the country’s expenditure and modernization patterns
- Budget allocation and key challenges: insights into procurement schedules formulated within the country and a breakdown of the defense budget with respect to the army, navy, and air force. It also details the key challenges faced by defense market participants within the country
- Porter’s Five Force analysis of the South Korean defense industry: analysis of the market characteristics by determining the bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of buyers, threat of substitutions, intensity of rivalry, and barriers to entry
- Import and Export Dynamics: analysis of prevalent trends in the country’s imports and exports over the last five years
- Market opportunities: details of the top five defense investment opportunities over the coming 10 years
- Competitive landscape and strategic insights: analysis of the competitive landscape of the South Korean defense industry. It provides an overview of key players, together with insights such as key alliances, strategic initiatives, and a brief financial analysis

Reasons to Buy
- This report will give the user confidence to make the correct business decisions based on a detailed analysis of the South Korean defense industry market trends for the coming five years
- The market opportunity section will inform the user about the various military requirements that are expected to generate revenues during the forecast period. The description includes technical specifications, recent orders, and the expected investment pattern by the country during the forecast period
- Detailed profiles of the top domestic and foreign defense manufacturers with information about their products, alliances, recent contract wins and financial analysis wherever available. This will provide the user with a total competitive landscape of the sector
- A deep qualitative analysis of the South Korean defense industry covering sections including demand drivers, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Key Trends and Growth Stimulators, and latest industry contracts

Spanning over 163 pages, “Future of the South Korean Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019” report covering the Introduction, Executive Summary, Market Attractiveness and Emerging Opportunities, Defense Procurement Market Dynamics, Industry Dynamics, Market Entry Strategy, Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights, Business Environment and Country Risk, Appendix. The report covered companies are - Korea Aerospace Industries, Samsung Techwin, Hanwha Corporation, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, Huneed Technologies, STX Engine, SandT Dynamics, Poongsan Corporation, Samsung Thales, LIG Nex1, Doosan DST

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