The global outlook series on the Capital Goods Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 29 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Europe, (France, Germany, UK, and Russia) Asia-Pacific (China, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan) South Africa, Argentina, and Brazil. The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1170 companies worldwide.