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China Research and Intelligence: Report of Chinese Logistic Industry under International Financial Crisis, 2009

The development history of Chinese Logistic Industry kept pace with the process of Chinese reform and opening up. In recent ten years, Chinese Logistic Industry had been entered fast growth period from its infancy.

 

In 2008, the revenues of Chinese Logistic Industry were about 5.545 trillion Yuan (779 billion USD), increased by 16% of last year.

 

The total value reached to 89.9 trillion Yuan (12.84 trillion USD), increased by 19.5% of last year. The total cargo volumes passed 24 billion tons and the total cargo turnovers to 10.3 trillion ton-kilometers. 

 

As the second biggest trades in the world and the third-biggest economy, Chinese logistic market is becoming the focus of international enterprises and the hotspot of investment. Some internationalization enterprises will speed up the purchase of domestic enterprises and the perfection of network distribution in China. Chinese domestic logistic networks are gradually becoming one part of international supply chains.

 

Meanwhile, with the advancement of global resource distributions and the advantage decline in Chinese labor costs, Chinese logistic enterprises will shift their targets to the developing countries. Chinese logistic market under international competition will speed up the resource integration and the internationalization will be further improved.   

 

The problems of small scale and capital shortage existed in the most local logistic enterprises. There was a great disparity between Chinese logistic enterprises and foreign funded enterprises, which could not be changed in a short time. However, some Chinese funded enterprises kept a fast development in recent years, making people see the advantages of local enterprises in international logistic market.   

 

In February of 2009, Chinese government approved the Adjustment and Revitalization Plans of Modern Logistic Industry, greatly promoting Chinese Logistic Industry. Under the circumstances of international financial crisis, Chinese government will take the measure of tax cut to support Chinese Logistic Industry. It is predicted that the mergers and acquisitions and the infrastructure construction in Chinese logistic market will be speeded up. The international and domestic enterprises will strengthen the distribution in Chinese logistic industry.

 

By the end of February 2009, Chinese government approved the Adjustment and Revitalization Plans of Modern Logistic Industry and emphasized the up-speed of modern logistic development and the establishment of modern logistic service systems, promoting other industries` development by logistic services. Chinese government listed the Adjustment and Revitalization Plans of Modern Logistic Industry in the ten revitalization plans almost unexpectedly, however it was comprehensive. The major reasons were as followed:

 

1logistic industry is a fundamental industry providing services for other industries, the crucial part for the improvement of the whole economic operation efficiency.

 

2At present, Chinese logistic industry develops at a low level and an enormous gap remains between Chinese and the developed countries regardless of hardware facilities or software management. For example, the logistic expense in China accounts for only about 18% in GDP, America less than 10%. About 12% of logistic expenses are used to the management, less than 5% in America.

 

3The international financial crisis seriously stroke Chinese logistic industry. In the former half of 2008, because of the rising costs of fuel and labor and the influences of economic depression in the latter half, the whole environments of Chinese logistic industry were deteriorate. Many enterprises were closed with massive unemployment.

 

The government policies mainly focused on the long term development of Chinese Logistic Industry. From the part of present revealed contents, the approved logistic plans mainly focused on the long term development of Chinese Logistic Industry, such as speeding up the mergers and acquisitions and increasing investment in logistic infrastructure etc.

 

The author investigated into Chinese logistic industry, especially the influences of international financial crisis on Chinese logistic industry, and then wrote the report.

 

More following information can be obtained in this report:

-Development of Chinese Logistic Industry

- Short, Medium and Long Term Influences of International Financial Crisis on Chinese Logistic Industry

- Promotion Functions of Adjustment and Revitalization Plans of Modern Logistic Industry on Chinese Logistic Industry

- Major Foreign Funded Enterprises in Chinese Logistic Industry

- Major Local Enterprises in Chinese Logistic Industry

- Development of the Sub-sectors in Chinese Logistic Industry

- Investment Opportunities for Chinese Logistic Industry under International Financial Crisis

- Development Trends of Chinese Logistic Industry in Recent Years

 

 

If you are interested in this report, please visit Report of Chinese Logistic Industry under International Financial Crisis, 2009 to get more details.