Security and Safety Market Research

The U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library is the place to go to obtain industry specific market research. There are several reports prepared by our staff of experts throughout the Americas that offer market intelligence in the security and safety industry. Below are a few examples.

Argentina

Electronic Security Sector – Best Prospect – January 10, 2014
In 2012, the Argentine electronic security sector market was valued at approximately $645 million dollars, making it a relatively large and growing sector for U.S. firms, especially in electronic security-related products, equipment, and services. Despite the economic challenges facing the global...

Brazil

Security Industry – January 8, 2014
Brazil's already well-developed security market is experiencing double digit growth driven by overall economic growth and the major sporting events, including the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. The country has an extensive and well-developed security market that registered an average annual g...

Canada

Safety and Security Equipment - Best Prospect – January 10, 2014
The skill of identity thieves, industrial spies and other intruders to out-smart existing security technologies have forced the Canadian public and private sectors to update or purchase new security systems that provide leading-edge security control. Cyber-attacks on government and private companie...

Chile

Electronic Security Equipment – November 11, 2013
In 2012, the Argentine electronic security sector market was valued at approximately $645 million dollars, making it a relatively large and growing sector for U.S. firms, especially in electronic security-related products, equipment, and services. Despite the economic challenges facing the global...

Dominican Republic

Safety and Security Equipment - Best Prospects – January 3, 2014
The Safety and Security industry as a formal and regulated sector in the Dominican Republic had its beginning in the early 1970’s. Today, there are over 150 companies providing security services, including guards, alarms monitoring, protection (body guards), among other services. In the l...

Guatemala

Security & Safety Equipment – January 6, 2014
Guatemala has increasing insecurity due to the expansion of drug cartels, organized crime, gangs and lack of prosecution and conviction, and an ineffective and insufficient police force. Robberies of all types are committed daily and the general perception is that four key institutions: the court...

Honduras

Safety and Security Best Prospects – January 6, 2014
Overview The demand for Safety & Security Equipment is high because crime is widespread in Honduras. Poverty and unemployment, along with street gang and drug trafficking activity, have contributed to the extremely high crime rate. Crime and violence are serious problems throughout the country and ...

Mexico

Security and Safety Equipment and Services - Best Prospect – January 6, 2014
Mexico’s safety and security sector includes equipment, solutions, and services used for public security, personal protection, residential security, industrial safety, corporate protection (access control, ID, perimeter security), as well as diverse solutions designed for law enforcement and defense...

Panama

Top US Export Prospect for Panama – June 3, 2013
Part of Panama's Country Commercial Guide...

Uruguay

Security – January 9, 2014
The increase in demand for security products and the robust economic recovery that Uruguay has experienced during the past four years assures that this sector will generate business opportunities, although the electronic security sector decreased by 9 percent in the period 2011 – 2012. U.S. products...

How to Obtain the Complete Reports

Feel free to contact the Trade Americas Security and Safety Regional Working Group Leader for assistance.

To access the full reports or others not listed here, please go to the U.S. Government Export Portal, click on Market Research Library and follow the instructions below.

  • Under Industry select Security & Safety
  • Under Region select Western Hemisphere
  • Under Report Types select Market Research Reports
  • Then click on the GO button

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