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A Profile of the Central European Paint Industry

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "A Profile of the Central European Paint Industry" report to their offering. 

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This report has been developed and expanded upon from previous studies and forms part of a series of ten reports assessing the global market for paints and coatings.

The scope of the report extends to fourteen national paint and coatings markets across the continent from Central Europe to the countries of the Balkan and Black Sea regions. The report covers the markets in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia. It evaluates and provides market insight into nine mainstream coating sectors.

The Central European paint market was estimated at approximately 1,346,550 tonnes in 2011 and is expected to grow to 1,531,900 tonnes by 2016. Growth is forecast to vary across the region, with the markets of Poland, Slovakia and several Balkan markets expected to exhibit higher growth rates. Average growth in paint demand across the whole region is expected at about 2.6% p.a., underpinned by such simple factors as growth in industrial output, rising salaries and greater disposable incomes, and moderate growth of the construction industries, recovering from the economic crisis of 2009.

In many of the markets the architectural coatings segment tends to account for quite a large majority of paint demand. The percentage share of these coatings varies from country to country and can reach up to 79% (in Bulgaria).

There is an evident trend of growing consumption of water-borne and low-VOC paints, driven by the high impact of the environmental legislation on the market and increasing interest of consumers in the ecological properties of the products.

Multiple opportunities are likely to appear along the coating industry value chain such as upgrading paint-making equipment, obtaining better raw materials, expansion of paint export markets and exploring the potential of acquiring new companies. New demand will appear in the area of automotive OEM and marine coatings. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Foreword Central Europ

2. Executive Summary Central Europe

3. Market Summary, 2011 And Forecasts To 2016 Ce

4. Albania

5. Bosnia-Herzegovina

6. Bulgaria

7. Croatia

8. Czech Republic

9. Hungary

10. Kosovo

11. Macedonia

12. Montenegro

13. Poland

14. Romania

15. Serbia

16. Slovakia

17. Slovenia

18. Statistics: Economic, Climatic & Others Ce

Countries Covered:

  • Albania
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Kosovo
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia

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