INTERMAT Observatory

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Intermat sets up an economic observatory of the construction industry looking towards 2025 - 2030.

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The INTERMAT Observatory: establishing a close relationship with the market

The INTERMAT Observatory of construction market is being launched in order to enable constant and regular liaison with application markets and offer both exhibitors and visitors of the show a forward-looking vision of ongoing and future construction and infrastructure projects.

Using perspective to better identify potential

Beyond being just a trade show, the intention is to establish a strong and close relationship with the market so as to place the machinery and equipment displayed at the event into perspective, and identify and present the major projects in France and in certain high-potential and developing regions of the world.

The INTERMAT Observatory is a market intelligence tool for construction projects up to 2025 – 2030 in certain regions of the world and notably in France. Its aims are to:

  • Provide in-depth knowledge of the industry in INTERMAT’s target countries,
  • Identify high potential markets for our exhibitors,
  • Activate synergies between our exhibitors and foreign decision makers.

Detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis by country

For each country studied, an analysis will be conducted using national key indicators (geographic and commercial data, macroeconomic indicators, short and medium-term economic growth) and industry key indicators (top 3 main machines and tools imported and exported, top 3 main machine and tool exporting countries).

The analysis will cover a market potential comprising 7 sectors: airport infrastructure, port infrastructure, roads, railways, bridges & tunnels, mining and quarries, residential buildings and functional buildings.

A detailed analysis of the main imports of machines and tools and their local usage based on the 4 sectors of expertise at INTERMAT Paris: EARTHMOVING & DEMOLITION, ROADS, MINERALS & FOUNDATIONS, LIFTING, HANDLING & TRANSPORTATION, BUILDINGS & CONCRETE SECTOR. 

7 to 10 projects identified per country from the 7 sectors examined

The main projects completed, ongoing, and planned for the future will be mapped with their factsheets, type of financing, locations players and stakeholders, amounts of investment, descriptions and timelines.

A study of countries in the EMEA zone

The Observatory by Intermat Paris and Business France targets 12 pays in the EMEA zone.

6 countries in Europe:

  • France
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

4 countries in Africa:

  • Algeria
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kenya
  • Morocco

2 countries in the Middle East:

  • Qatar
  • United Arab Emirates

An observatory conducted in partnership with Business France 

Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy. It is responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program.

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