1. Market Research
  2. > Business Services
  3. > Research and Development Market Trends
  4. > Asia-Pacific Water Industry Outlook in 2015 : Challenging Period for Water Business—Analysing Factors with Major Industry Impact

Key Findings

•The development of the water industry will be an important part of the green economy plans of several countries. Instead of being driven by economic activities, the industry will drive economic growth.
•In the past, the boom in economic activities and urbanization had spurred the growth of the water industry. Similarly, economic crises had also slowed down its development by resulting in lower expenditure in research and development (R&D) and postponement of large-scale projects including public private partnerships (PPPs).
•However, due to change in industry dynamics, the water industry will drive the economy instead. This can be attributed to the following reasons:
oClimate change resulting in water scarcity
oDevelopment of green economy to sustain domestic markets
•In 2014, the global water industry witnessed increased mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and PPPs. While M&As will continue in 2015, focus will also increase on business realignment and R&D.
•Membrane systems and disinfection continued to be the main areas of focus for the water industry’s technological development in 2014.
•On the regulatory side, water and wastewater prices remained low in most developing countries in Asia-Pacific (APAC) compared to countries in Europe and North America, although some governments increased the prices by more than x % the same year.
•Capital expenditure (CAPEX) on all water and wastewater utilities in APAC is expected to grow x % to reach $ x billion in 2015. The growth is expected to be driven by higher expenditure on wastewater utilities.
•On the other hand, operational expenditure (OPEX) is expected to have a slightly better growth rate than that of CAPEX. It will increase by x % to reach $ x billion in 2015.
•Utilities’ CAPEX and OPEX are expected to increase in all countries except Singapore and Japan.
•CAPEX for the industrial segment is likely to witness a double digit growth rate of x % in 2015 to reach $ x billion.
•The water industry will see more technological developments in 2015 such as membranes and energy from sludge.
•The reduction of non-revenue water (NRW) will be the first step in combating water inefficiency in most APAC countries.
•As such, smart water metering solutions, which are commonly used to reduce NRW, are expected to see above x % growth in market size in 2015 in APAC.

2014 at A Glance

- High business expansion and PPP opportunities
- Increase in M&As
- Threats from new start-ups and emerging water and non-water companies
- Continuous innovation and technological development
- Rising electricity tariff affecting OPEX on water utilities and industrial facilities
- Water tariff issue still impeding water industry advancement
- Regulations and financing activities key factors driving the water industry

Table Of Contents

Asia-Pacific Water Industry Outlook in 2015 : Challenging Period for Water Business—Analysing Factors with Major Industry Impact
Executive Summary 3
Introduction 6
2014—The Events and Their Impact 8
The 2015 Oracle 28
Water Industry Best Practices 52
Conclusions 56
The Frost and Sullivan Story 60

View This Report »

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 24 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 10,000 trusted sources
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Ahmad

+1 718 618 4302

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
R&D Drug Pipeline Database: 1-Year Subscription

R&D Drug Pipeline Database: 1-Year Subscription

  • $ 6600
  • Industry report
  • November 2016
  • by La Merie Publishing

R&D Drug Pipeline Database: 1-Year Subscription Subscription to La Merie Publishing’s proprietary R&D Drug Pieline Database provides 24/7 online access to information about more than 21,000 project entries ...

Superconductors - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

Superconductors - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

  • $ 4157
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by Stratistics MRC

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Superconductor market is accounted for $0.82 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach $2.71 billion by 2022 growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6%. ...

Full Body Scanners - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

Full Body Scanners - Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

  • $ 4157
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by Stratistics MRC

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Full Body Scanners market is accounted for $0.68 billion in 2015 and expected to reach $7.82 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 41.7% from 2015 to 2022. Huge ...


ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.