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MarketLine provides company, industry and country information, including:

  • Industry profiles offering standardized market data (including size & segmentation) and competitive analysis
  • Company profiles for 50,000 public and private companies giving detailed insight into how companies are organized and function
  • Country profiles presenting easy-to-digest summaries and standardized data
  • Base Drivers Database featuring key macro-economic, social, demographic and industry statistics for 215 countries
  • Live feed of news, comment and analysis to keep you fully up-to-date with all the latest business developments
MarketLine's Company Profiles provide insight into how the world's major companies are organized and function. Each profile provides:
  • Key facts
  • Company overview
  • Business description
  • Company history
  • Executive listings
  • Product listings
  • Locations
MarketLine’s Financial Deals Database tracks 3,000+ deals of over $5 million in value each month on a global basis, ensuring that the most important M&A, funding and joint venture deals are tracked for each of the world’s core industries. Each financial deal record provides:
  • Key deal facts
  • Details of companies involved
  • Deal timeframe & rationale
  • Target company financials
  • Advisor information
  • Investment firm details

Each Country Profile provides comprehensive industry, political and economic analyses plus macro-economic and demographic data for one of the major countries of the world. Country Profiles contains:

  • Introduction
  • Key country facts
  • Economic summary
  • Political summary
  • Economic analysis
  • Political analysis
  • Macro-economic, demographic and social indicators

MarketLine’s Base Driver Database contains forecasts for both country and industry specific indicators enabling you to select and assess the drivers that are most important to your markets. Indicator groups include:

  • Advertising
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Commodities
  • Confidence Indicators
  • Consumption
  • Defense
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Labor Force
  • Lifestyle
  • Media & Internet
  • Population
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism
  • Trade
  • Transportation

MarketLine's Industry Profiles are a quick and reliable way to get data on key industrial and consumer sectors across the world's leading economies. The reports draw on extensive primary and secondary research, all aggregated, analyzed, cross-checked and presented in a consistent and accessible style. All reports contain:

  • 5 year historical and 5 year forecast market values and/or volumes
  • market segmentations
  • company and / or product market shares
  • explanatory text identifying major trends and significant growth points
  • analysis of each market's competitive landscape, including main players, distribution channels and regulatory issues

MarketLine’s offers Industry Profiles in each of the following industries:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Automotive
  • Business and Consumer Services
  • Chemicals
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Consumer Products
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Environmental and Waste Management Services
  • Financial Services
  • Food, Beverage and Tobacco
  • General Business
  • Government and Non-Profit Organisations
  • Industrial Goods and Machinery
  • Leisure / Arts
  • Media
  • Metals and Mining
  • Paper and Packaging
  • Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Textiles
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Wholesale


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September 13, 2010


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