Global Electrical Equipment Industry
The world electrical equipment sector has a market worth of $202 billion, reports MarketLine. The industry recorded almost 4.5% growth in 2011, having witnessed 1% yearly growth for the four preceding years. Power cable sales represented the leading market segment in 2011, generating revenue of almost $63 billion and accounting for more than 30% of the overall market in terms of value. Overall, industry performance is expected to accelerate to almost a yearly rate of almost 5% between 2011 and 2016 to bring the market to just less than $255 billion.
Players in the global electrical equipment industry manufacture power, distribution transformers, industrial controls, generators, electric motors, switchgear, switchboard tools, and relays.