Bottled water refers to the water derived from a source of potable water which may be subjected to treatments, such as decantation, filtration, combination of filtrations, aeration, etc. to meet the prescribed standard, and then packed. During 2009-2016, the GCC bottled water market grew at a CAGR of around 8.7%. The market is currently being driven by rising health concerns among consumers coupled with increasing disposable incomes and lack of well-developed public water infrastructure. This report by Expert Market Research entitled, “GCC Bottled Water Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022”, provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the GCC bottled water market.
Historical market trends for the GCC bottled water industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the GCC bottled water market into Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait. Saudi Arabia currently represents the largest market with the majority of the market share. On the basis of the product type, the GCC bottled water market has been segmented as still water, carbonated water, flavoured water and mineral water. For each of the bottled water type, the report has provided both historical and future market trends. Additionally, the report has segmented the GCC bottled water market by distribution channel (supermarkets, retailers and others).
The value chain analysis of the GCC bottled water industry has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analyzing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the GCC bottled water industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Al Alin Mineral Water Co., Masafi Mineral Water Co. and Emirates Refreshments.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a bottled water manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the GCC bottled water market?
- Which are the biggest markets (countries) for bottled water in the GCC region?
- What are the major types of bottled water? Which are the most popular?
- What is the distribution channel of bottled water?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the GCC bottled water market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a bottled water manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a bottled water manufacturing plant?
- How is bottled water priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a bottled water manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a bottled water manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a bottled water manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephone interviews with numerous industry participants in the GCC bottled water industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complimented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.