Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the five years to 2015, revenue for the Airports industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 12.6%, driven by the rapid development of the Chinese economy. Cultural exchange campaigns between China and other countries also contributed to revenue growth. However, growth is expected to slow in 2015, as the continued smog in large cities such as Beijing severely affects the operations of airlines nationwide. Competition from high-speed rail is also suppressing demand for airlines, due to its lower price and convenience.
Over the past five years, the industry has changed significantly.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Limits on ownership and investment
The prohibition by law of private ownership of scheduled air transportation airports is the single largest barrier to entry for this industry. Acquiring land can also be a formidable barrier. In addition, the development of existing airport facilities in densely populated areas needs careful consideration of social costs and benefits when evaluating the viability of a project.
Civilian airport projects in which foreign investors may invest include runways, taxiways, connecting taxiways, parking aprons, lights to aid navigation, and terminal buildings. However, the Chinese company must be the controlling shareholder under the terms of the government legislation... purchase to read more