Country Analysis Report: Austria, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Published: June 2013

Publisher: MarketLine

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Pages: 78

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Report description

Austria has a well-developed market economy with a high standard of living. In 2012, trade in goods and services accounted for 120% of Austrian GDP, indicating that international trade is of considerable importance to the Austrian economy. While exports were estimated at 60.5% of GDP, imports were estimated at 58.6% of GDP

Features and benefits

  • Understand how Austria can be used to plan business investments or market entry through a holistic view of the country.
  • Gain an understanding of the political situation in Austria, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand customer demographics in Austria through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

Highlights

The PESTLE analysis of Austria identifies issues that affect the country's performance using the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) framework.

The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Austria, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.

The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Austria's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.

Your key questions answered

  • How does Austria perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
  • What is the legal structure in Austria and are the laws conducive to investment?
  • How does Austria perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
  • How does Austria perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?

Table of contents

OVERVIEW
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals

KEY FACTS AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
Key facts
Geographic location

PESTLE ANALYSIS
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Social analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Technological analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Legal analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Environmental analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
State/provincial
Structure of legislature
Key political parties
Composition of legislature
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook

ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Pre-19

1950–80

1980–90

1990–2005
Structure and policies
Financial system overview
Financial authorities/regulators
Stock markets
Insurance
Performance
GDP and growth rate overview
GDP composition by sector
Fiscal deficit/surplus situation
External debt
Current account
International trade
International investment position
Monetary situation
Key monetary indicators
Banking sector
Employment
Outlook

SOCIAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Composition by age and gender
Education overview
System of education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Outlook

TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Technology agreements/pacts
Intellectual property
Performance
Opportunity sectors
Telecommunications, broadband, and Internet
Research and development
Outlook

LEGAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Structure of the system
Legislation affecting business
Tax regulations
Labor law
Performance
Legal indicators
Outlook

ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Participation in global efforts/agreements/pacts
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook

APPENDIX
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