Lighting Market in Saudi Arabia (KSA), 2017
Lighting Market in Saudi Arabia (KSA), 2017
Technological advancements and energy efficiency measures are re-defining lighting from a product market to a solutions market
Globally, regulations and awareness campaigns help in reducing inefficient lighting; incandescent lighting is in the process of being phased out. This has resulted in opening up opportunities for LED lighting, which is now seeing widespread adoption, backed by declining prices of LED packages, lamps and other forms of illumination. Changes in technology and the industry are expected to result in a wave of consolidation among established players in the Lighting Industry - M&As and collaborations set to increase, as start-ups create pressure on incumbents. This Industry Docket serves as guide not just for companies already present in the market, but also for those that seek to enter it.
Key questions this Industry Docket will answer:
What are global trends in lighting industry? How will they impact the market in the KSA?
What are the latest technologies and how are they expected to be implemented in the KSA?
What are the key factors influencing the lighting market in the KSA?
How is the market expected to grow; What are the key areas of growth opportunities?
What are the prospects for manufacturing of lighting in the KSA?
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Table of Contents
Scope & Limitations
The Global Story – LED set to define the future of lighting…
… The KSA LED lighting market is set to become a USD 1.6 Billion industry by 2021
CEO Spotlight for LED lighting: Short to medium term portfolio share to be more than 50%; explore feasibility of local manufacturing of LED fixtures…
Asia is the largest emerging market for lighting globally, reflecting rapid growth that is set to cross the USD 100 Billion market in 2021
The KSA market for lighting will present opportunities for local manufacturing, in the process of undergoing disruption
The GCC Lighting Market: On-going construction, especially mega projects spurring regional growth against global performance where energy efficiency is the need of the hour
As domestic companies seek competitiveness through value add, procurement processes should be in place to mitigate complexities in the supply chain
Market import driven: almost ~65% is catered through trade. Significant opportunity & potential for local value add through assembly & manufacturing
Push for energy efficiency driving sales of LED lighting in a high growth market. We foresee an investment conducive market environment for LED lighting
Improving performance and steady fall in prices is facilitating mass-market LED adoption in the KSA
Market was significantly driven by Government-led investments in 2016 – this dependency to continue in the near future
The move towards LED lighting mandates a shift in market approach: from product sales to solution selling, spanning across both retail & projects routes
The Projects market is dominated by Lighting Fixtures, which is best approached through a systems integration route
Domestic companies hold an edge in the Projects market for lighting, due to local experience, capability and access to manpower
GenNext in KSA is influencing the retail trend in lighting; Suppliers diversifying into home automation and connected lighting solutions
Inventory levels to be maintained to match customer requirements and market trends
Opportunities for local manufacturing range across accessories, outdoor lighting, & indoor professional fixtures; provides a base for differentiating against imports
Strong consultant & developer influence in LED lighting value chain leads to value-based purchase decision vs. conventional lighting’s price-based decisions
New tech solutions will present highest avenues for growth; need to develop demand by educating influencers
LED’s past evolution driven by Sustainability & Efficiency. Moving forward, many other Transformational Shifts to shape the Future of Lighting
Need for Automation and Integration in implementing lighting solutions will drive the way the market shapes up
LEDs are witnessing usage across multiple applications beyond illumination; this promises a robust future for the technology
Wi-Fi to become history, thanks to “li-fi”
Lighting as the Smart City Backbone
Product-as-a-Service Focus: Going downstream into Light as a Service (LaaS) as a business model
Examples of Visionary Initiatives by Lighting Companies driving “Digitilisation” of Light
Trends are manifesting into opportunities and commercialisation, seen in the emergence of new projects / pilots in the region, too
Maximise opportunities from existing products and markets; systematically explore new products, markets, including inorganic Opportunities
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