GCC Bottled Water Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022


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.

Chapter 1 Preface
    1.1 Research Methodology and Market Definitions
    1.2 Introduction
    1.3 Report Summary
Chapter 2 Global Bottled Water Market: Industry Overview
    2.1 Market Trends
        2.1.1 Value Trends
        2.1.2 Volume Trends
    2.2 Market Forecast
    2.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
    2.4 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
    2.5 Market Breakup by Geography
    2.6 Market Share of Key Manufacturers
Chapter 3 GCC Region Bottled Water Market: Industry Overview
    3.1 Market Trends
       3.1.1 Value Trends
       3.1.2 Volume Trends
       3.1.3 Price Trends
    3.2 Market Forecast
    3.3 Market Segmentation: By Geography
        3.3.1 Saudi Arabia
        3.3.2 UAE
        3.3.3 Kuwait
        3.3.4 Oman
        3.3.5 Qatar
        3.3.6 Bahrain
    3.4 Market Segmentation: By Distribution Channel
        3.4.1 Super- and Hyper- Market
        3.4.2 Retailers
        3.4.3 Stores
        3.4.4 On-Trade
        3.4.5 Others
    3.5   Market Segmentation: By Product Type
       3.5.1 Still Water
       3.5.2 Carbonated Water
       3.5.3 Flavoured Water
       3.5.4 Mineral Water
    3.6 Market Dynamics
        3.6.1 Drivers
        3.6.2 Restraints
        3.6.3 Opportunities
        3.6.4 Challenges
    3.7 Value Chain 
Chapter 4 Five Forces Analysis
    4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
    4.3 Threat of New Entrants
    4.4 Substitutes
    4.5 Intensity of Competition
Chapter 5 Competitive Landscape
    5.1 Competitive Overview
    5.2 Market Share of Key Manufacturers
    5.3 Company Profiles
Chapter 6 Saudi Arabia Bottled Water Industry
    6.1 Market Trends
       6.1.1 Value Trends
       6.1.2 Volume Trends
       6.1.3 Price Trends
    6.2 Market Forecast
    6.3 Market Share of Key Manufacturers
Chapter 7 UAE Bottled Water Industry 
    7.1 Market Trends
       7.1.1 Value Trends
       7.1.2 Volume Trends
       7.1.3 Price Trends
    7.2 Market Forecast
    7.3 Market Share of Key Manufacturers
Chapter 8 Other Market in GCC Region
   8.1 Oman Bottled Water 
   8.2 Qatar Bottled Water
   8.3 Kuwait Bottled Water
   8.4 Bahrain Bottled Water 
Chapter 9 Setting Up a Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant
    9.1    Key Success and Risk Factors for Manufacturers
    9.2    Products Manufactured
    9.3    Manufacturing Process Involved
    9.4    Process Flow
    9.5    Raw Material Requirements and Mass Balance
Chapter 10 Capital Investment
    10.1    Land Requirements and Investment
    10.2    Construction Requirements and Investment
    10.3    Machinery Requirements and Investment
    10.4    Other Capital Requirements and Investment
Chapter 11 Operating Expenditures
    11.1    Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
    11.2    Packaging Requirements and Costs
    11.3    Labour Requirements and Costs
    11.4    Transportation Requirements and Costs
    11.5    Utilities Requirements and Costs
    11.6    Financial Support
    11.7    Other Operating Expenditures
Chapter 12 Project Economics
    12.1    Techno-Economic Parameters
    12.2    Product Pricing and Margins
    12.3    Income Projections
    12.4    Expenditure Projections
    12.5    Taxation
    12.6    Depreciation
    12.7    Financial Analysis


List of Figures

Figure 1: Global Bottled Water Market: Volume Trends (in Billion Litres), 2009-2016    
Figure 2: Global Bottled Water Market: Sales Value Trends (in Billion USD), 2009-2016    
Figure 3: Global Bottled Water Price Trends (in USD/Litre), 2009-2016    
Figure4: Global Bottled Water: Breakup by Geography (in %), 2016    
Figure 5: Global Bottled Water: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2016    
Figure6: Global Bottled Water: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 20    
Figure7: Global Bottled Water Market Forecast: Volume (in Billion Litres), 2017-2022    
Figure 8: Global Bottled Water Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Billion USD), 2017-2022    
Figure 9: GCC Bottled Water Market: Volume Trends (in Billion Litres), 2009-2016    
Figure 10: GCC Bottled Water Market: Sales Value Trends (in Billion USD), 2009-2016    
Figure 11: GCC Bottled Water Price Trends (in USD/Litre), 2009-2016    
Figure 12: GCC Bottled Water Breakup by Region (in %), 2016    
Figure 13: GCC Bottled Water Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2016    
Figure 14: GCC Bottled Water Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 20    
Figure 15: GCC Bottled Water Market Volume Forecast (in Billion Litres), 2017-2022    
Figure 16: GCC Bottled Water Market: Value Forecast (in Billion USD), 2017-2022    
Figure 17: GCC Bottled Water Industry: SWOT Analysis    
Figure 18: GC Bottled Water Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis    
Figure 19: GCC Bottled Water Market: Breakup by End Use (in %), 2022    
Figure 20: GCC Still Bottled Water Market (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure 21: GCC Carbonated Bottled Water Market (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure 22: GCC Flavoured Bottled Water Market (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure 23: GCC Mineral Bottled Water Market (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure24: GCC Bottled Water Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2022    
Figure25: GCC: Supermarkets/Hypermarkets Distribution Channel (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure 26: GCC: Independent Retailers Distribution Channel (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure 27: GCC Convenience Distribution Channel (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure 28: GCC On-Trade Distribution Channel (in Billion Litres), 2009, 2016 & 2022    
Figure29: Saudi Arabia Bottled Water Market: Volume Trends (in Billion Litres), 2009-2016    
Figure 30: Saudi Arabia Bottled Water: Breakup by Key Manufacturer (in %), 2016    
Figure 31: Saudi Arabia Bottled Water Market Forecast: Volume (in Billion Litres), 2017-2022    
Figure 32: UAE: Bottled Water Market Volume Trends (in Billion Litres), 2009-2016    
Figure 33: UAE: Bottled Water Breakup by Key Manufacturer (in %), 2016    56
Figure 34: UAE: Bottled Water Market Forecast: Volume (in Billion Litres), 2017-2022    
Figure 35: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow    60
Figure 36: Bottled Water Manufacturing Process:  Conversion Rates of Products    
Figure 37: Bottled Water Industry Margins Across Various Stages of the Supply Chain    
Figure 38 Bottled Water Production Manufacturing Cost Breakup (in %)     


List of Tables

Table 1: Global Bottled Water Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2016 and 2022
Table 2: GCC Bottled Water Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2016 and 2022
Table 3: GCC: Bottled Water Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use, (in Billion Litres), 2017-2022
Table 4: GCC: Bottled Water Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel, (in Billion Litres), 2017-2022
Table 5: Global: Bottled Water Market: Profiles of Key Manufacturer
Table 6: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Land and Site Development (in USD)
Table 7: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Civil Works (in USD
Table 8: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Machinery Costs (in USD)
Table 9: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements (in Tons/Day) 
Table 10: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages (in USD)
Table 11: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Other Capital Investments (in USD)
Table 12: Details of Financial Assistance Offered by Financial Institutions in India
Table 13: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in USD)
Table 14: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 15: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 16: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 17: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Taxation (in USD)
Table 18: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Depreciation (in USD)
Table 19: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis Without Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 20: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis on Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 21: Bottled Water Manufacturing Plant: Profit and Loss Account (in USD)

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