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  • Research Report On Auto Beauty Industry In China, 2014-2018

    Research Report on Auto Beauty Industry in China, 2014-2018

    Auto beauty consists of car washing, restoration of finishing paint, waxing, polishing, maintenance of tires and glass, and sales of automobile accessories.

    The auto beauty industry originated from developed countries in early 1930s, representing the initial development of automobile after-market. After the Second World War, global economic growth led to rapid development of automobile industry, which promoted the development of auto beauty industry.

    The auto beauty industry began to develop as auto CD players and car alarms were introduced into China in the 1990s. The industry gained further development as leather seats and bursting disks appeared on the market in 1995. Chinese economy develops rapidly after the reform and opening-up. The automobile industry surges after China joined WTO. The sales volume and production volume of automobiles in China maintained top of the world in 2009-2013. The auto beauty industry becomes increasingly popular as the number of automobiles, especially private cars, increases in China.

    The civil automobile reserve was 137 million (including 10.58 million three-wheeled automobiles and low-speed trucks) by the end of 2013, which increased by 5.7 times from 24 million in 2003. The market size of auto beauty exceeded CNY 300 billion in China in 2013.

    The most notable features of Chinese auto beauty market are the average small scale of enterprises, lack of funds and low brand awareness. Blind operations are adopted by domestic auto beauty enterprises. Chinese auto beauty market possesses uneven scales due to low barriers to operation and lack of regulations. Small-scale and low-end stores on roadsides continue to run with low standards.

    Famous international auto beauty brands, such as Cinep and 3M, enter China and establish operation network of chains. On the contrary, domestic auto beauty enterprises lack competence due to the small scale. In China, few enterprises (chains or independent stores) can reach certain scale and establish famous brands.

    Automobile owners pay more attention to auto beauty as resident incomes increase in China. Automobile is no longer the symbol of social status but a way to express personality as automobile industry develops in Chinese cities. The expansion of automobile industry into Chinese households brings great opportunities to auto beauty industry. According to CRI, the average expenditure on auto beauty is CNY 3,000 when Chinese consumers purchase the cars, while the annual expenditure exceeds CNY 2,000 afterwards. Over 70% of owners of luxurious cars (sales price higher than CNY 0.5 million) maintain the habit of auto beauty while over 30% of owners of low-end cars (sales price lower than CNY 0.1 million) begin to realize the importance of auto beauty.

    According to statistics in developed countries, the proportion of profits in sales, part supply and auto service industry is 20%, 20% and 50%-60% respectively in a mature automobile market. The sales revenue of automobile service industry exceeds that of whole vehicles in the U.S. The annual value of production exceeds USD 300 billion in auto beauty industry in the U.S. The sales revenue exceeded CNY 5 trillion in Chinese automobile industry in 2013 while potential market size will exceed CNY 1 trillion if the proportion of sales revenue in auto beauty industry reaches 20%. The auto beauty industry enjoys huge potential for growth as the sales revenue and automobile reserve increase in China.

    Through this Research Report on Auto Beauty Industry in China, 2014-2018, the readers can acquire the following information:
    -Development Environment of Auto Beauty Industry in China
    -Development Status of Auto Beauty Industry in China
    -Competition Status of Auto Beauty Industry in China
    -Key Enterprises in Auto Beauty Industry in China
    -Investment Opportunities / Development Trend of Auto Beauty Industry in China

    The following enterprises and people are recommended to purchase this Research Report on Auto Beauty Industry in China, 2014-2018:
    -Auto Beauty Stores
    -Manufacturers and Trading Enterprises of Automobile Accessories
    -Auto Beauty Chains

    -Investors/Research Institutes Concerned about China Auto Beauty Industry

    Tags: auto beauty
    Jun 23 2:18 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Research Report On Condiment Industry In China, 2014-2018

    Research Report on Condiment Industry in China, 2014-2018

    Condiments in the report include monosodium glutamate, essence of chicken, soy sauce, vinegar, tomato paste and compound condiments.

    The market size of condiments exceeded CNY 200 billion in China in 2013. The annual growth rate remains above 15% in recent years.

    Soy sauce is the most important condiment in China with the production volume of 7.58 million tons in 2013. There are hundreds of soy sauce manufacturers in China. Chinese soy sauce industry is in the phase of bipolar differentiation. Major enterprises, such as Haitian and Lee Kum Kee, occupy most of domestic market shares while other enterprises become regional brands or merge with large enterprises.

    The production volume of vinegar products exhibits upward trend in China. After years of rapid development, fruit vinegar and healthy vinegar occupy certain market shares in China.

    In China, monosodium glutamate industry is highly homogeneous. Manufacturers are faced with pollution treatment with various requirements for environment protection from local governments. Moreover, Chinese consumers gradually transfer from monosodium glutamate to chicken essence and chicken powder as health concern increases. Therefore, Chinese monosodium glutamate industry is faced with severe problems. The chicken essence industry is mostly seized by leading enterprises in China. Totole is very popular in East China and North China while Knorr seizes the market in South China. Enterprises in the industry have huge potential for growth due to the large market space for chicken essence products.

    The market of paste and sauce products grows rapidly with uneven development in China. Most fastest-growing enterprises are located in South China and East China. Sauce products with large sales volumes are chili sauce, meat paste, tomato paste and bean paste.

    Downstream of condiment industry includes catering industry, household consumption and food processing industry. As market competition becomes intense, some foreign-funded enterprises develop food solutions (professional solutions in catering industry) to update the marketing mode. Unlike the sales of traditional condiments, enterprises send out professional consultants to design menus and develop cuisines for restaurants. They instruct chefs in standardized condiments and skills to improve the efficiency. The sales of the products increase as the enterprises maintain close relations with the chefs and restaurants.

    Reasons that foreign-funded enterprises focus on food solutions in China are as follows:
    1. Food solutions are the strength of foreign-funded enterprises as the business is already fully developed overseas. With the rapid development of condiment market in China, it is difficult for foreign-funded enterprises to defeat famous domestic enterprises in fields of traditional Chinese condiments, such as soy sauce and vinegar, due to the strong regional features. Therefore, foreign-funded enterprises avoid direct competition with domestic enterprises through differentiation in catering industry.
    2. Catering industry possesses large demand for condiments. Chain enterprises can rapidly increase the sales value through close cooperation with catering industry.

    The demand for condiments keeps increasing as economy develops in China. Meanwhile, the product structure is constantly upgraded. The market concentration rate will exhibit upward trend as condiment industry integrates in China in the coming years. Enterprises will enjoy advantages in market competition with effective food solutions.

    Readers can obtain the following information or more through this Research Report on Condiment Industry in China, 2014-2018:
    -Government Policies of China Condiment Industry
    -Development Status of Sub-industries of Condiments in China
    -Sales Channels of Condiments in China
    -Analysis of Major Enterprises and the Operation Status in China Condiment Market
    -Competition in China Condiment Market
    -Import and Export Status of Condiments in China
    -Distribution of Foreign-funded Enterprises in China Condiment Market
    -Development Trend of China Condiment Industry

    The following enterprises and people are recommended to purchase this Research Report on Condiment Industry in China, 2014-2018:
    -Manufacturers of Condiments
    -Raw Material Suppliers of Condiments
    -Catering Enterprises
    -Food Manufacturers

    -Investors/Research Institutes Concerned about China Condiment Industry

    Tags: Condiment
    Jun 23 2:03 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Research Report On Environmental Protection Industry In China, 2014-2018

    Research Report on Environmental Protection Industry in China, 2014-2018

    The proportion of investment in environmental protection remains low in GDP though the amount keeps increasing in recent years. The amount of investment is expected to grow significantly in 2014. Fog and haze remain the serious problems though the indices of sulfur dioxide and oxides of nitrogen decline in waste gas treatment in China. China reinforced the waste gas treatment to an unprecedented level in 2013. The industry chain of denitration will benefit as the denitration construction reaches a new high in 2014. Sewage treatment industry will enjoy new development opportunities based on industrial features and policy focuses as policies are launched in 2014.

    Chinese government issues a series of policies to support the development of environmental protection industry in recent years. The industry of energy conservation and environmental protection will further develop due to the supportive policies in 2014-2018.

    The waste gas treatment begins to take effect in China in recent years. The discharge amount of sulfur dioxide was 21.17 million tons in 2012, down by 4.52% YOY. Although it exhibits downward trend, the number is twice of the environment capacity and far higher than those in U.S. (10.36 million tons) and 27 European Union countries (5.68 million tons). The discharge amount of oxides of nitrogen declined from 24.04 million tons in 2011 to 23.38 million tons by 2.77%, including 70.93% of industrial emission and 27.38% of vehicle emission.

    The State Council of China issued the Plan of Air Pollution Treatment on September 10, 2013. The Ministry of Environmental Protection of China signed the Letter of Responsibility for Air Pollution Prevention and Control with 6 local governments, including Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, and issued Implementation Rules of Air Pollution Prevention in Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and the Surrounding Areas. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Finance of China invested CNY 5 billion to support the air pollution treatment in Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and the surrounding areas. Implementation rules were issued by local governments, including the Key Missions of Clean Air Action Plan in Beijing in 2013-2017 published in September 2013, the 183 measures included in the Clean Air Action Plan in Shanghai published in October 2013, and the official implementation of Clean Air Action Plan in Tianjin in late October. The amendment draft of the Environmental Law mentioned to increase the financial investment in environmental protection. The Clean Air Act subject to air pollution is expected to be launched soon.

    The policies on air pollution treatment provide financial support and reinforce the punishment for illegal actions. The fields related to waste gas treatment enjoy great development opportunities due to the supportive policies in China in 2014.

    The total discharge amount of sewage maintains upward trend after 2005. The discharge amount was 68,460 million tons in 2012, up by 3.85% YOY. The discharge amount of household sewage was 46,270 million tons, which increased by 8.13% YOY and accounted for 67.59%. The discharge amount of industrial sewage was 22,160 million tons, which declined by 4.02% YOY and accounted for 32.37% of the total. The amount of investment in water pollution treatment will exceed CNY 1 trillion during the Twelfth Five-Year (2011-2015). The earnings are expected to reach CNY 1.2-1.3 trillion. In April 2012, the Ministry of Environmental Protection announced the "Twelfth Five-Year (2011-2015)" Plan of Sewage Treatment and Recycling, planning to build new sewer network of 159,000 km, new sewage treatment capacity of 26.11 million cubic meters every day, new mire treatment capacity of 5.18 million ton/year, new sewage recycling capacity of 26.75 million cubic meters every day. The amount of investment is CNY 430 billion.

    The generation volume of ordinary industrial solid waste was 3.29 billion tons in 2012, up by 1.96%, including 1.1 billion tons of gangue, 460 million tons of fly ash, 370 million tons of coal gangue and 350 million tons of smelting attle with the proportions of 33.4%, 14.0%, 11.2% and 10.7% respectively. The treatment capacity of industrial solid waste is increasing though the generation volume continues to increase. The utilization volume of ordinary industrial solid waste was 2.02 billion tons in 2012 which increased by 3.71% YOY while the utilization ratio was 61.0%. If the Twelfth Five-Year (2011-2015) Plan of Comprehensive Utilization of Staple Industrial Solid Waste is realized, the output value of industrial solid waste market will be CNY 500 billion in 2015 while the number will exceed CNY 600 billion in 2017.

    The State Council of China put real estate as the mainstay industry in 2003. The CAGR of investment in fixed assets was 27% in 2003-2013. In 2013, the State Council of China made energy conservation and environment protection as the new mainstay industry of Chinese economy. The industry of environment protection is expected to increase rapidly in the coming years.

    Through this Research Report on Environmental Protection Industry in China, 2014-2018, the readers can acquire the following information:
    -Support Polices of Chinese Government on Environmental Protection Industry
    -Supply and Demand Status of Environmental Protection Industry in China
    -Operation Status of Sub-industries including Environmental Protection Equipment / Waste Gas Treatment / Refuse Disposal
    -Market Competition of Environment Industry
    -Major Environmental Protection Enterprises and the Operation Status in China
    -Prospect of Development of China Environmental Protection Industry

    The following enterprises and people are recommended to purchase this Research Report on Environmental Protection Industry in China, 2014-2018:
    -Manufacturers of Environmental Protection Equipment
    -Enterprises in Environmental Protection Service Industry
    -Enterprises Related to Industry Chain of Environmental Protection

    -Investors/Research Institutes Concerned about Environmental Protection Industry

    Jun 23 2:01 AM | Link | Comment!
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