Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the past five years, the Bottled Water Production industry has developed rapidly. The government has implemented several industry standards and regulations that have provided confidence in the market and to consumers. The competitive landscape has also changed, with growth in foreign and private capital and investment across the industry. State-owned enterprises were the main players in the industry 20 years ago, but now most have withdrawn from the industry. Private and stock companies now make up the largest proportion of the industry's firms.
Foreign and joint venture companies benefit from advanced technologies and equipment for bottled and canned water production. They generally have larger capital reserves and invest more to research and develop new products.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
This industry is slowly entering the mature phase of its life cycle, after enjoying strong revenue growth and steady advancements in production technology and efficiency in the decade through 2014. These factors can hinder the entry of new firms to this industry.
The government's laws, standards and regulations on food and beverage safety continue to be enhanced, which means water quality levels will be even higher. Some companies in this industry have to improve their technologies for water processing to satisfy the government regulations and standards, and will incur some additional costs. These costs can limit the number of firms entering the industry... purchase to read more