Camera Equipment Manufacturing in China: Market Research Report

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Camera Equipment Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jul 2015

IBISWorld’s Camera Equipment Manufacturing 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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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Over the five years to 2015, revenue for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry in China declined at an annualized rate of 5.0% to total 9.0 billion. Revenue contributed by the four largest industry players, Foshan Pulihua, Canon, Samsung and Sony, is expected to account for 73.3% of total industry revenue in 2015.

China has become the world's largest production base for camera equipment. In addition, digital cameras have gradually become the dominant products in place of traditional film cameras. An estimated 90.0% of industry output in 2015 will be digital camera equipment, up from about 41.0% in 2004.

Basic digital cameras are no longer considered a luxury good for many people in China.... purchase to read more

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Digital cameras (excluding digital SLR cameras)

Digital cameras (excluding digital SLR cameras) were first introduced to the Chinese market in 1996. The digital camera segment as a share of industry revenue was quite small in the past due to the low image quality of such products. However, products have developed rapidly since 1996 as technology has improved significantly. At the end of 1999, digital cameras with 2.0 megapixels were introduced. These products had good image quality compared to film cameras, which stimulated high demand for digital products. Digital cameras do not require film, which reduces costs for consumers, and makes them more attractive. Since 2004, digital cameras have dominated the market in place of film cameras... purchase to read more


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What is the Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

Establishments within the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry in China manufacture cameras and other photographic components and equipment. Cameras manufactured in this industry mainly include film cameras, digital cameras and SLR (single-lens reflex) cameras. Other photographic equipment includes darkroom facilities, flash devices, camera accessories and zoom lenses. Establishments that produce film, flash bulbs and photocopiers are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Digital camerasDigital SLR camerasFilm camerasOthers
Industry Activities
Film cameraDigital cameraSLR cameraOther photographic equipment

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