The 2009 Import and Export Market for Agricultural or Horticultural Hand Tools Including Spades, Shovels, Mattocks, Picks, Hoes, Forks, Rakes, Axes, ... and Sickles in North America & the Caribbean

On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners approaching the market in North America & the Caribbean face a number of questions. Which countries are supplying agricultural or horticultural hand tools including spades, shovels, mattocks, picks, hoes, forks, rakes, axes, bill hooks, pruners, scythes, and sickles to North America & the Caribbean? What is the dollar value of these imports? How much do the imports of agricultural or horticultural hand tools including spades, shovels, mattocks, picks, hoes, forks, rakes, axes, bill hooks, pruners, scythes, and sickles vary from one country to another in North America & the Caribbean? Do exporters serving the market in North America & the Caribbean have similar market shares across the importing countries? On the supply side, North America & the Caribbean also sells to the international market of agricultural or horticultural hand tools including spades, shovels, mattocks, picks, hoes, forks, rakes, axes, bill hooks, pruners, scythes, and sickles. Which countries in North America & the Caribbean supply the most exports of agricultural or horticultural hand tools including spades, shovels, mattocks, picks, hoes, forks, rakes, axes, bill hooks, pruners, scythes, and sickles? Which countries are buying their exports? What is the value of these exports and which countries are the largest buyers? This report was created for strategic planners, international marketing executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for agricultural or horticultural hand tools including spades, shovels, mattocks, picks, hoes, forks, rakes, axes, bill hooks, pruners, scythes, and sickles in North America & the Caribbean. With the globalization of this market, managers can no longer be contented with a local view. Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics that appear several years after the fact. I have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to es