China Industry Articles

Articles and Statistics on GCiS Targeted Industries


Will Foreign Suppliers Benefit from Tightening Standards in China’s Tank & Pipeline Safety Equipment Market?

This article is based on a GCiS multi-client report: China Tank and Pipeline Safety Equipment Market Research Report.

One side-effect of China’s huge and growing thirst for energy is a large market for tank and pipeline construction in the country, including a substantial market for tank and pipeline safety equipment. Thanks to their lower prices and the domination of key customer industries by large state-owned players, a large majority of the flame arresters and breather valves sold in China currently come from domestic companies. But will tightening enforcement of China’s quality standards lead to more opportunities for foreign suppliers?

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China’s Servo Motor Suppliers see Light at the End of the Tunnel

This article is based on a GCiS multi-client report: China Servo Motors Market Research Report.

2012 was, all things considered, a rather poor year for industrial servo motor suppliers in China. Hit by weakening demand across a range of downstream industries, virtually every player in this industry saw lower revenues than the previous year – market research and advisory firm GCiS China Strategic Research estimates an average fall of around 8% compared to 2011. Revenues are falling across all market categories, with a particularly strong decline in lower-power motors.

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Market Trends: China’s Silicone Sealant Market

This article is based on a GCiS multi-client report: China Neutral Silicone Sealants Market Research Report.

In the September 2013 issue of Adhesives and Sealants Industry Magazine, we discuss the position of foreign and domestic suppliers in China's market for neutral silicone sealants. Local suppliers' lower average prices, has allowed them to dominate the low end of the market and take the lion's share of mid-range revenues. Foreign suppliers like Dow Corning are still holding on to a strong fraction of the market for high-end sealants, but domestic companies are improving their quality year on year. 

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At a Glance: The Chinese membrane market

This article is based on a GCiS multi-client report: China Membranes Market Research Report

In the July/August 2013 Edition of Water and Wastewater Magazine, we discuss the market for filtration membranes in China and explain how sales of these membranes will remain robust over the next few years, due to downstream demand and favorable market conditions.

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China's High-voltage Cable, Wire Market-Domestic Dominance, Foreign Opportunities

This article is based on a GCiS multi-client report: China High Voltage Cables Market Research Report.

An analyst at GCiS China Strategic Research explains how the combination of uneven economic development in China and an uneven distribution of resources has forced the construction of massive high-voltage transmission projects. The cables for these projects are sourced from domestic companies, but there are still opportunities for foreign companies in a more advanced and rapidly growing market segment, submarine cables.  

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