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Russia: Cheese Market
Analysis and Forecast to 2017 July 2012 Marketing Research

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Brief Overview
The report on the Russian cheese market contains:         Analysis and forecast of market dynamics; Structure of consumption by region; Analysis of domestic production, market shares of the main market players; Analysis of exports and imports; Analysis of factors, influencing the development of the market; Analysis of end-uses; Assessment and forecast of market development; Financial and economic profiles of the leading companies in the industry.

Methodology:    Expert interviews with top managers of the largest players on the market; Analysis of information, received from the main market participants; An analysis of statistical information: o o o o o Federal Service of State Statistics (Rosstat); The Federal Customs Service (FTS); The Ministry of Economic Development; The Federal Tax Service; Industry associations.

The report will allow you to: 1. Identify key indicators of the market, build your own business forecasts, based on market data; 2. Evaluate the growth potential and threats in the market. Key figures presented in the report on the Russian cheese market:    Volumes of production, exports and imports; Indicators of market development; Consumption.

The report contains the consensus market forecast based on the average value of the forecasts of market participants. As market experts are considered: manufacturers, importers, wholesale distributors, high-volume consumers, professional associations and unions, and trade publications. The experts, participating in the survey, are provided with special conditions on the purchase of the reports.

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Research Design
The purpose of the study is to analyze the state of the Russian cheese market and build a forecast of the industry in the medium term. Geography of the research: Russia Methodology 1. Analysis of secondary market data:

Secondary data refers to data from the Internet (industry portals, competitors ’ sites, shopping sites, articles and reviews, reference materials), specialized publications, state and private media companies, marketing agencies, commercial databases, “IndexBox Marketing” own research. 2. Analysis of Materials from Market Participants (price lists, brochures, etc.):

Data collection from market participants is needed to analyze the specifics of the market and the parties involved in it, their pricing and assortment policy. Data on market participants is gathered during the analysis of secondary information, and also by sending requests for price lists and other presentation materials. 3. The Expert Interviews with Market Participants analysis of secondary information is completed by expert interviews with

representatives of market participant companies – manufacturers and trading companies.

Our approach to the estimation The consensus market forecast is the average value of the forecasts of market participants (experts). Experts As market experts are considered: manufacturers, importers, wholesale distributors, highvolume consumers, professional associations and unions, and trade publications. Expert opinions are collected during telephone interviews conducted by IndexBox on a regular basis (the standard is every six months, but can be more often, based on a special request or under conditions of high volatility in the market). IndexBox has created an extensive database of experts within key industries. The experts, participating in the survey, are provided with special conditions on the purchase of the reports.

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Accuracy of forecasts The accuracy of forecasts is verified by experts in the given industry, based on the historical period (3 years). In accordance with this accuracy, each expert weighs out the forecasts to create the overall average forecast Indicators 1. Consumption: Consumption is the main index estimated by our experts and features the dynamics of consumption in real terms in the short to medium term. Experts give an estimate of the potential volume of consumption in accordance with their expectations and production plans (for manufacturers). 2. Internal production: It is based on the projected volume of consumption and production capacity in any given industry, assessing, of course, and factoring in the dynamics of domestic production. 3. Imports and Exports: Takes into account the retrospective dynamics of export-import operations, strengths and weaknesses of the domestic production, changes in legislation, the macroeconomic situation in the countries of the supplier (beneficiary) of a product, an assessment of the dynamics of imports and exports.

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Table of Contents
1. Executive summary 2. Research design 3. Classification of cheese 4. Characteristics of raw materials’ base 4.1. Milk 5. Technology of production of cheese 6. Characteristics of the Russian cheese market in 2008 - 2011. Forecast for 2012 - 2017 6.1. Volume and dynamics of the Russian cheese market in 2008 - 2011. Forecast for 2012 - 2017 6.2. Structure of the cheese market in Russia: production, exports, imports, consumption 6.3. Level of concentration and characteristics of competition on the market 7. Characteristics of domestic cheese production in 2008 - 2011 7.1. Volume and dynamics of the cheese production in Russia in 2008 - April 2012 7.2. Structure of production of cheese by region 7.3. Production capacity of the manufacturing companies and their level of loading 7.4. The main manufacturers of cheese and their corresponding market shares 7.4.1. JSC "Mozhgasyr" 7.4.2. "Wimm-Bill-Dann" 7.4.3. JSC "Ryazan Plant of processed cheese" 7.4.4. JSC "Carat" 7.4.5. LLC "Danone Industry" 7.4.6. LLC "Dairy business" 7.4.7. JSC "Belebeevsky DAIRY PLANT" 7.4.8. UAB "AMBER" 7.5. Investment projects in the industry 8. Characteristics of the price of cheese 8.1. Dynamics of manufacturers’ prices of cheese in 2008 - April 2012 8.2. Comparison of manufacturers’ prices by Federal Districts of Russia 9. Characteristics of the imports of cheese on the Russian market 9.1. Volume and dynamics of the imports of cheese 9.2. Countries, leading suppliers of the cheese , imported into the Russian Federation 9.3. Foreign companies, manufacturers of the cheese , imported into Russia 9.4. Russian recipient companies of the imported cheese 9.5. Recipient regions of the Russian imports of cheese 10. Characteristics of the Russian exports of cheese 10.1. Volume and dynamics of the Russian exports of cheese 10.2. Recipient countries of the Russian exports of cheese 10.3. Manufacturing companies, supplying cheese for exports 10.4. Sending regions of the Russian exports of cheese

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11. Factors, influencing the development of the cheese market 11.1. Level of welfare 11.2. Condition of raw materials 11.3. Other factors 12. Characteristics of the consumption of cheese in Russia 12.1. Volume and dynamics of the consumption of cheese in Russia in 2008 - 2011. Forecast for 2012 - 2017 12.2. Volume and pattern of consumption of cheese by Federal Districts in 2008 2011. Forecast for 2012 - 2017 12.3. Balance between production and consumption of cheese in 2008 - 2011 13. Forecast for the development of the cheese market in Russia in 2012 - 2017 13.1. Evaluation of the potential supply of cheese in 2012 - 2017 13.2. Evaluation of the cheese market in Russia with after Russia's accession to the WTO Appendix 1. Financial and economic indicators of the industry • Revenue (net) from sales of products in 2006 - 2010, in billions of RUR • Selling and administrative expenses in 2006 - 2010, in billions of RUR • Cost of products in 2006 - 2010, in billions of RUR • Gross profit on product sales in 2006 - 2010, in billions of RUR • Investments in the sector in 2006 - 2010, in billions of RUR • Average number of workers employed in the sector in 2006 - 2010 Appendix 2. Profiles of the leading manufacturers in the industry The following data (or analysis of the data) is presented for each of the companies: • Contact details • Registration data • Management • Subsidiaries • Major shareholders • Balance sheets • Profit and loss accounts • Key financial performance indicators

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Data presented in tabular form • Dynamics of the cheese market in 2008 – 2017 • Production of cheese in 2008 – March 2012, in tons • Volume of cheese production by type of cheese in January – March 2012, in tons • Production of cheese by Federal Districts in 2008 – March 2012, in tons • Usage of the average manufacturing capacity for the production of cheese in 2008 – 2010 by region, in %  Average manufacturers’ prices of cheese in Russia in January 2008 - March 2012 • Volume of the imports of cheese in Russia by manufacturing countries in 2011, in tons • Volume of the imports of cheese in Russia by manufacturing companies in 2011, in tons • Volume of the imports of cheese in Russia by importing companies in 2011, in tons • Volume of the imports of cheese in Russia by recipient regions in 2011, in tons • Volume of the Russian exports of cheese by recipient countries in 2011, in tons • Volume of the Russian export of cheese by manufacturing companies in 2011, in tons • Volume of the Russian exports of cheese by sending region in 2011, in tons  Consumption of cheese in 2011, in tons  Average prices for producers and importers of cheese in the Russian Federation in March 2011

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Data, presented in the form of figures • Volume of cheese supply on the market in 2008 - 2017 • Production of cheese in 2008 – March 20112, in tons  Cheese production in January 2008 – March 2011, in % over the corresponding period of the previous year  Cheese production in 2008 – 2010, in tons  Structure of cheese production in January – April 2012 by type of cheese, in tons • Structure of cheese production by Federal Districts in January – March 2012 • Structure of cheese production by Federal Districts in 2008 – 2011  Capacities for the production of cheese by Federal Districts in 2010, in tons  Commissioning of capacities for the production of cheese in Russia in 2000 – 2010, in tons  Level of annual production capacity for cheese production in 2000 – 2010, in % • Indices of average manufacturers’ prices of cheese in Russia in January - March 2012 • Indices of average manufacturers’ prices of cheese in Russia in January - March 2012 • Dynamics of average manufacturers’ prices of cheese in Russia in January 2009 March 2012, deviation in % over the corresponding period of the previous year • Comparison of the average manufacturers’ prices of cheese by Federal Districts in March 2012 • Dynamics of the imports of cheese in the Russian Federation in January - March 2012, in tons • Structure of the imports of cheese in Russia by manufacturing countries in 2011 • Structure of the imports of cheese in Russia by manufacturing companies in 2011 • Structure of the imports of cheese in Russia by importing companies • Structure of the imports of cheese in Russia by recipient regions in 2011 • Dynamics of the Russian exports of cheese in 2011, in tons • Structure of the Russian exports of cheese by recipient countries in 2011 • Structure of the Russian exports of cheese by manufacturing companies in 2011 • Structure of the Russian exports of cheese by sending region in 2011  Dynamics of cheese consumption in Russia in 2008 – 2017, in tons  Dynamics of cheese consumption in Russia in 2008 – 2017, in tons  Dynamics of cheese consumption in Russia in 2011  Consumption of cheese in Russia by Federal Districts in 2011

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Executive Summary

Key figures and conclusions about the market

The volume of supply on the Russian cheese market in 2011 was almost … tons, which is …% higher than the the same figure for 2009. It should be noted that the volume of imported products on the cheese market was …%. The volume of production of cheese in 2011 was … tons, which is …% higher than the volume of production in 2009. The largest share (…%) of all cheese manufactured in the Russian Federation in 2011 belongs to the … Federal District. In 2011, the import volume of cheese in Russia amounted to … tons in physical terms and to … thousand USD in value terms.

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4. Characteristics of the Russian cheese market
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4.1. Volume and dynamics of the Russian cheese market in 2005-2011. Forecast for 2012 – 2017
The volume of supply on the Russian cheese market in 2010 was almost … tons, which is …% higher than the the same figure for 2009. It should be noted that the volume of imported products on the cheese market was …% of the total market.

Source: Data (“Rosstat”, “FTS”), Analysis (“IndexBox”) Fig. 1. Volume of supply of cheese in 2009 - 2011 and forecast for 2012 2017, in tons

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4.2. Structure of the cheese market in Russia: production, exports, imports, consumption
The volume of imports of cheese was about … tons, which was …% of the total market volume. A more detailed analysis of the imports and exports is presented below. Table 1. Volume and dynamics of the cheese market in 2009 - 2011 and forecast until 2017, in tons
2009 2010 2011 2012F 2013F 2014F 2015F 2016F 2017F

Volume of production

In units In %, to the previous year

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Volume of exports

In units In %, to the previous year

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Volume of imports

In units In %, to the previous year

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Volume of total supply

In units In %, to the previous year

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Source: Data (“Rosstat”, “FTS”, Expert opinion), Analysis (“IndexBox”)

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5. Characteristics of the domestic production of cheese in 2005 – 2011

Characteristics of domestic production - Volume and dynamics by type of product - Production capacities - Structure of production

- Main producers and their market shares

5.1 Volume and dynamics of production of cheese in 2005 – April 2012
For the period January – April 2012, the volume of production was higher than for the analogical period of the previous year.

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Source: Data (“Rosstat”), Analysis (“IndexBox”) Fig. 7. Production of cheese in 2011 – July 2012, in tons

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5.4 The main producers of cheese and their share in production
Table 5. Volume of production by cheese manufacturers in 2011, in tons Manufacturer … … … … … … OTHERS TOTAL Production of cheese, in tons … … … … … … … … … … … … … … Source: Data (Company data), Analysis (“IndexBox”) Region

Source: Data (Company data), Analysis (“IndexBox”) Fig. 2. Shares of cheese manufacturers in the total production of cheese in 2011 in physical terms

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7. Characteristics of the imports of cheese
7.1. Volume and dynamics of the imports of cheese


The volume of imports of cheese in 2011 was … tons. The largest amount of cheese was imported in …, when were imported … tons. Table 2. Dynamics of the imports of cheese in 2011, in thousands of tons Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Total Quantity, in thousands of tons … … … … … … … … … … … … … Source: Data (“FTS”), Analysis (“IndexBox”) …% …% …% …% …% …% …% …% …% …% …% In %, to the previous month

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Source: Data (“FTS”), Analysis (“IndexBox”) Fig. 16. Dynamics of the imports of cheese in 2011, in thousands of tons and in %

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