Evidence-based analysis for the manufacturing sector
Manufacturing is a critical contributor to national prosperity and a key driver of economic growth. After a turbulent decade the sector finds itself in a stage of transition and shifting market dynamics. Facing disruptive innovation and increasing government regulation, manufacturers must embrace technological advancements, anticipate economic and geopolitical risks, and manage complex global supply chains to increase productivity and maintain competitiveness.
Oxford Economics has developed a range of services and techniques for analysing global macro and sector trends for the manufacturing sector, supported by our team of 250 economists and industry experts:
The world’s most widely used frameworks for macroeconomic and industry simulations, our economic and industry models cover 80 countries and more than 100 sectors and support the creation of custom forecasts and scenarios.
Reports that analyse industry trends, presenting a quarterly review of future market trends, developments, and key risks to 12 headline industries globally.
Analysis and commentary on latest economic events and data releases that might fuel investment speculation and influence commodity prices.
Bespoke primary research on the transformation of manufacturing, including the development of the Internet of Things and other emerging technologies, workforce issues, and global competitiveness, conducted by our Thought Leadership team.
Briefs and forecast databanks covering 200+ countries, 100+ sectors, and 7,000+ cities and regions from 1980 to 2050. All forecasts are are produced within a unified and regularly-updated forecasting system to ensure consistency.
Assessments of the likelihood and impact of economic, political, market, and regulatory changes, and how they will affect sector growth, through a dedicated scenario service.
Dedicated risk service on an economic, political, and operational level on more than 180 countries.
How Manufacturing firms use our analysis
Market growth opportunities and sector forecasts, using Oxford Economics’ forecast data and scenarios to project performance and income generation under different economic and regulatory environments.
Track how changes in tariffs, import/export quotas, and other protectionist measures would impact national economies, industry sectors and even internationally exposed regional economies, such as cities and states.
Establish expertise or authority within the sector, interviewing external stakeholders to develop insights and emerging best practice or disruptive innovations and demonstrate thought leadership.
Understand their global supply chain, geopolitical, and operational risk exposure in markets around the world, through our dedicated risk service, forecast data, and macro and industry scenarios.
Monitor the macroeconomic environment for signs of economic downturn or increased activity that might signal a risk or opportunity.
Demonstrate their economic impact or social value to show the difference their activities make to economic prosperity, job creation and public finances.
Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing, British National Space Centre, European Space Agency, Finmeccanica, Rolls-Royce, Snecma, GE, PTC, Finmeccanica, Air Products, Akzo Nobel, Huntsman, Alcoa, John Crane Company, Mittal Steel, Owens Corning, Navistar, Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp, Parker Hannifin, Hypertherm.
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