Building Construction in China: Market Research Report

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Building Construction Market Research Report | Jul 2015

IBISWorld’s Building Construction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years through 2015, revenue for the Building Construction industry has been growing at an average annualized rate of 16.2% to $1.98 trillion. There are about 29,000 construction firms in this industry, up from 25,000 in 2010. Most of the building construction major players also have operations in civil engineering, real estate development (IBISWorld report 7210), professional engineering services (7671), plan designing, building materials manufacturing, and construction equipment manufacturing (3613). By operating across different sectors, they are able to decrease costs and maintain stable supply sources.... purchase to read more

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The Building Construction Industry in China is labor-intensive, as the main services provided by the industry are project management and trade skills, neither, of which have a high capital component. The industry employs a large number of personnel, amounting to a forecast 35 million workers in 2015. Direct wages are estimated at 7.6% of industry revenue in 2015, with subcontract labor payments at 10.1% of industry revenue.

The ratio of labor costs to capital depreciation (i.e., employee compensation to depreciation) provides a measure of an industry's capital intensity of production, which shows the amount of industry revenue absorbed by labor inputs relative to capital inputs... purchase to read more


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What is the Building Construction Industry?

Businesses in the Building Construction Industry in China construct residential buildings, commercial buildings, hotels, office buildings, schools, hospitals, airport terminals, harbors, railway stations and factories. This report does not include analysis on the construction of bridges, subways, highways, railways, pipelines, and mines.

Industry Products
General contractors - special gradeGeneral contractors - first gradeGeneral contractors - second gradeGeneral contractors - third grade and belowProfessional contractorsWork subcontractors
Industry Activities
Residential building constructionCommercial building constructionHotel, motel and guesthouse constructionOffice building constructionbuildings at airport terminals, harbors, and railway stationsSchool and hospital constructionFactory building and warehouse constructionOther commercial and public building construction

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