Nov. 5, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- The emerging markets of
are still primarily agriculture-based economies with a negligible percentage of the workforce engaged in industrial activity. The low involvement could be due to the lack of skilled personnel, but it also translates to substantial potential for industrial advancement, if the countries' resources are utilized optimally.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (
Automation and Control Markets in Emerging ASEAN Countries ( Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar)
, finds that the total revenue in the automation and control market in
in 2011 and estimates this to reach
"Currently, oil and gas, power, and metals and mining are the major industrial end users of automation," said
Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst
. "The dependence on conventional systems is likely to reduce as there is demand for cleaner technologies, especially from the power industry."
The emphasis on green technologies is significant because
has suffered from deforestation, yet the country lacks crucial infrastructure. All the three countries are among the least developed in
and lack strong economic ties. However, this is about to change as governments have started to invest in newer technologies.
These countries had been held back so far due to an unfavorable political environment. Inadequate government initiatives had dissuaded foreign participation but this is expected to change with governments showing eagerness to bring in foreign investments and private participation from neighboring countries such as
"The labor wages in
are lower than in most countries in the region. Of late, this has sparked interest," notes Ramanathan. "For instance,
, which has 30 factories producing garments in
, plans to increase its investments here, as the political scenario is more stable now."
The automation and control market in
is dominated by large multinationals as most projects are collaborative ventures with the government. As these countries lack proper infrastructure, considerable opportunities exist in areas such as water and wastewater management, oil and gas, and food and beverage.
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