China Industry Articles

Articles and Statistics on GCiS Targeted Industries


Moving Rivers? Opportunities for Foreign Companies in the China Centrifugal Pump Market

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

Of the total centrifugal pump market, only abut 28% of all revenues can be attributed to foreign companies. In the municipal government industry, however, that figures is closer to 40%. But why? This article addresses how criteria for purchasing pumps differ across end-users what that means for foreign suppliers, and how a 100-year-long project will continue to drive the market for centrifugal pumps. 

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Hydraulic Components in China

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

Hydraulics have a variety of important applications, from aerospace to automotive to construction. Though China leads the world in low cost parts and machinery, a drive for higher quality products is affecting the industry. These new offerings from Chinese suppliers could upset the market share of current leading global suppliers, but when, and how?

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China Domestic Companies Capitalizing on the Commoditization of Energy-Efficient Air Source Heat Pump Water Heaters

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

The overall heat pump market is growing very quickly in China, although a closer look into the market creases reveals that foreign suppliers are not engaging in some of the hottest segments, particularly air source water heaters in southern China. Commoditization by Chinese manufactures has been a common business plan, and it seems to be paying off for large domestic appliance firms.

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China Intelligent Lighting Systems Market

This article is based on a GCiS multi-client report: China Intelligent Lighting Systems Market Research Report.

Intelligent lighting systems are a new take on convention lighting configurations. This article takes a cursory glance at modern lighting solutions and development trends in the lightings system industry, with a focus on the development of the Chinese market for intelligent lighting; both among commercial and residential users.

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China’s Advanced Ceramics Market

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

China's advanced ceramics industry has been growing exponentially, but this is a fragmented market contested by hundreds of companies ranging from those located around the historical centers of kaolin production in central China, to the high tech processing zones of Guangdong and Shanghai. Suppliers outnumber customers considerably; particularly in the case of heavy industries such as petrochemicals and electricity distribution where quasi-monopsonies exist. 

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