The just released December edition of Fresh and Frozen Seafood Processing Industry report is the comprehensive market research guide on the industry. It provides the latest information on the industry's key financial data, competitive landscape, cost and pricing, and trends during the current economic recession.The downstream analysis section of this industry reveals a large dependency on personal consumption. Understanding the recessionary effects on consumer consumption for products within this industry is essential. At 167 pages with over 150 charts and tables, the report's extensive coverage includes a range of topics such as macroeconomic conditions, granular data on products, international trade, channel mix, government demand, and labor structure. Most importantly, it relies on over a decade of historical data and enhanced forecasting to project industry trends up to 2013 about the domestic market, global market and overseas growth opportunities. This current report contains monthly data on shipments, inventory levels, and international trade volume through September of 2009. Industry analysts and Fortune 500 customers leverage this essential quarterly report to make accurate forecasts and planning for 2010 in today's fluctuating economic environment.In this report, you will find industry data on the following major categories:Executive SummaryQuick Industry Statistics: 2-page overview for the CEO on the runSupply & Demand with Capacity Utilization2009 Monthly Shipments, Inventory, and Trade Data2009-2013 ForecastIndustry Income StatementAll relevant financial data including: Revenue, Cost of Materials, Labor Costs, Gross Profit, SG&A, Net Income, etc.4-year Financials Comparison and TrendsIndustry Balance SheetTraditional key elements of Assets, Liabilities, and EquityInventory fabrication stagesCalculated balance sheet ratiosCapital ExpenditurePlant additions and expansionsComputer and IT investmentsMachinery and Equipment for production and material handlingIndustry Cost AnalysisUpstream Industries and the cost allocations towards producer, wholesale, retail, and freight Materials and their percentage share of total material costsIndustry Pricing AnalysisProducer Pricing Indices at industry, wholesale, and retail levels for comparison and trend forecastingPricing Distribution among Downstream Industries differentiated at producer, wholesale, retail, and freight categoriesIndustry Foreign TradeDetailed Import/Export Data by commodities and by countriesMode of Shipment and insurance and freight costsIndustry StructureLabor and Compensation Structure: productivity indices, hourly wages, production hours, output index, HR structureEstablishments: Trends, Employee Statistics, State by State numbersValued added statistics: industry GDP contributionCompetitive LandscapeIndustry Concentration: HHI, number of companies, size distributions, market shares Major Players: company profiles and market size ranges Definition & Classification This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) eviscerating fresh fish by removing heads, fins, scales, bones, and entrails; (2) shucking and packing fresh shellfish; (3) manufacturing frozen seafood; and (4) processing fresh and frozen marine fats and oils. This 6-digit NAICS industry (311712) is under the hierarchy of Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging Industry (31171), Food Manufacturing Subsector (311), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent codes are: 2077 - Animal and Marine Fats and Oils (fresh and frozen marine fats and oils); and 2092 - Prepared Fresh or Frozen Fish and Seafoods.Revenue, Profitability & Foreign Trade Preview The industry's revenue for the year 2008 was approximately $11.4 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 33.3%. The industry used a projected 60 percent of its full production capacity in 2008. The industry could have increased its total shipment value to $18.9 billion USD under full production capacity. This industry did not have direct foreign trade statistics. The report nevertheless depicted relevant foreign trade data from a higher level NAICS industry or industry group.Report SummaryThis industry report contains 167 pages of in-depth market research with over 150 charts and tables. Industry sales and shipment data within the U.S. and its international trade are presented and forecasted. For financial analysis, the report presents industry level income statements, balance sheets, and capital expenditure figures. In the cost analysis section, 34 upstream industries are analyzed to offer insight into the supply chain cost structure. For the channel and pricing structure, 28 downstream industries are analyzed. The competitive landscape section provides the number of companies and their respective revenue share, the market concentration, and a list of major players. At a more granular level, products within the industry are listed with their respective market sizes and import and export data. The appendices contain relevant references to additional trade statistics, U.S. State statistics, and industry trade associations.Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, international top consulting firms, major retailers and wholesalers, professional trade associations, financial corporations, universities, governmental entities, start-ups and individuals. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality to all our clients and assure your satisfaction in the report delivering as promised.