Utilities in South America industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the South America utilities market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
- The utilities industry consists of the electricity, gas and water markets. The electricity market consists of the sale of electricity to industrial, commercial, household and other end-users, including agricultural and transport users. The market value has been calculated according to average annual electricity prices. The gas utilities market is calculated as the total value of natural gas used by industrial, (including energy generators purchasing gas from utilities), commercial, residential, and other end-users (including transport and agriculture users). The water utilities industry consists of all water that is collected, treated and distributed to end-users. The industry has been valued according to average annual end-user prices. All currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2011 annual average exchange rates.
- The South American utilities industry had total revenues of $249.1 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4% between 2007 and 2011.
- Electricity sales proved the most lucrative for the South American utilities industry in 2011, with total revenues of $164.8 billion, equivalent to 66.2% of the industry's overall value.
- The performance of the industry is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 9.1% for the five-year period 2011 - 2016, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $384.3 billion by the end of 2016.
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