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 State-owned enterprises were the main players in the industry 20 years ago, but now most have withdrawn from the industry.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 - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
There are about 550 bottled and canned water product manufacturing firms in China in 2014, most of which are small or medium in size. The top four major companies account for 36.6% of industry revenue in 2014, indicating a low concentration level. The concentration ratio differs by region and is higher in North East China and North China, where the main manufacturers are located.
The industry concentration ratio is expected to increase as small firms and some medium-sized enterprises are acquired by larger firms. This is particularly likely for the companies that do not have stable access to high-quality water sources or cannot ensure product quality... purchase to read more