Construction in South Korea - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2016

Published: March 2012
No. of Pages: 248

This report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights into the South Korean construction market, including:
• The South Korean construction market’s growth prospects by sector, project type and type of construction activity
• Analysis of equipment, material and service costs across each project type within South Korea
• Critical insight into the impact of industry trends and issues and the risks and opportunities they present to participants in the South Korean construction market
• Assessment of the competitive forces facing the construction industry in South Korea and profiles of the leading players
• Profiles of the ten largest construction projects in South Korea

The South Korean construction industry has been an integral part of the country’s growth due to the expansion of both the infrastructure and residential construction markets. Moreover, South Korean construction companies have been winning foreign construction projects, expanding the profile of domestic companies and earning export revenues. During the review period (2007-2011), the global financial crisis played a key role in driving down the growth of the South Korean construction industry.

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the construction industry in South Korea:
• Historical (2007-2011) and forecast (2012-2016) valuations of the construction market in South Korea using the construction output and value-add methods
• Segmentation by sector (commercial, industrial, infrastructure, institutional and residential) and by project type
• Breakdown of values within each project type, by type of activity (new construction, repair and maintenance, refurbishment and demolition) and by type of cost (materials, equipment and services)
• Analysis of key construction industry issues, including regulation, cost management, funding and pricing
• Assessment of the competitive environment using Porter’s Five Forces
• Detailed profiles of the leading construction companies in South Korea
• Profiles of the top ten construction mega-projects in South Korea by value

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Key Highlights
• Residential and infrastructure construction will bring key growth opportunities within the South Korean construction industry.
• The South Korean construction industry is facing intense cost pressure due to higher material costs. As a result of which, cement producers are experiencing resistance from builders and construction contractors due to hikes in cement prices.
• The existence of large and established construction companies in the country leads to high competition in the industry.

Published By: Timetric
Product Code: Timetric71

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