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 State-owned enterprises were the main players in the industry 20 years ago, but now most have withdrawn from the industry.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 Locations Chapter
Manufacturers in Zhejiang province account for the largest share of industry revenue during 2015, at 12.8%. Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd. and Nongfu Spring Co. Ltd., two of the industry's major companies, are located in the province. This province also had the highest average revenue per enterprise and per employee, which was due to several large firms with significant economies of scale operating there.
South China had the largest industry scale in revenue terms until 2004, when it was surpassed by East China. This was due to rapid demand growth in East China, which attracted companies and factories there... purchase to read more