China Industry Articles

Articles and Statistics on GCiS Targeted Industries

 

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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The Road Ahead A Look at China’s Automotive Coatings Market

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

Repair and OEM coatings markets are fundamentally very different, as one shadows automotive production and the other follows more closely with customer preferences. Luke Johnson, senior analyst at GCiS China Strategic Research, discusses some of the findings from their recent market study on automotive coatings with Coatings World.

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The China LED wafer market: A story of commoditization

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

In the September 2012 edition of LEDs Magazine, an analyst from GCiS examines China's quest to develop the domestic LED industry, and how the high and medium-power LEDs have been resilient to the traditional commoditization model whereas declining prices and overcapacity witnessed in the low-power LED market suggests overinvestment. The article also explains how the value chain will congregate around three distinct steps over the course of the next decade steps. Presently, by comparison, the market sees four or more process layers in the value chain which strip the industry of efficiency and profits.

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