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Country Analysis Report: United States, In-depth PESTLE Insights

Published: July 2013 · Publisher: MarketLine
The US is the largest economy in the world, with GDP of more than $15tn (current prices) in 2012. The economy recorded real-terms growth of 2.6% during 2000–06..
Report Type Country Profiles
Language English
Format Electronic (PDF)
Pages76
Frequency Updated Annually
Availability Will be emailed within 1 business day
Reference No. 0109-6642
Price € 259,00
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Introduction

The US is the largest economy in the world, with GDP of more than $15tn (current prices) in 2012. The economy recorded real-terms growth of 2.6% during 2000–06, but in the second half of 2006 it started decelerating.It contracted by 0.3% during 2008 and 3.1% in 2009. The US returned to growth in the third quarter of 2009, and 2.2% expansion was seen in 2012.

Features and benefits

* Understand how the US 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 the US, including key figures in the country and governance indicators.
* Understand customer demographics in the US through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.

Highlights

The PESTLE analysis of the US 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 the US, 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 the US'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 the US perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like telecoms and IT, patents, and R&D expenditure trends?
* What is the legal structure in the US and are the laws conducive to investment?
* How does the US perform in terms of environmental indicators and its environmental policies?
* How does the US perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
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OVERVIEW
Catalyst
Summary
Key findings
PESTLE highlights
Key fundamentals
KEY FACTS AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
Key facts
Geographical location
PESTLE ANALYSIS
Summary
Political analysis
Overview
Current strengths
Current challenges
Future prospects
Future risks
Economic analysis
Overview
Current strengths
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
Pre-1950s
1950–90
1991–2012
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Structure of legislature
Key policies
Performance
Governance indicators
Outlook
ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Financial system
Banking
Performance
GDP and growth rate
GDP composition by sector
Services
Fiscal situation
International investment position
Key monetary indicators
Banking sector
Employment
Outlook
SOCIAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Outlook
TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
R&D
Performance
Internet access market
R&D
Outlook
LEGAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Judicial system
Legislation affecting business
Tax regulations
Trade regulations
Performance
Effectiveness of the legal system
Outlook
ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Environmental regulations
Performance
Environmental impact
Outlook
APPENDIX
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