Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Currently, China is the world's largest manufacturer of cement products. Cement product output each year meets both the development needs of the national economy and improves people's living standards.
The key sensitivities affecting the performance of the Cement Product Manufacturing industry in China include downstream demand from commercial, industrial and residential construction industries and infrastructure construction industries; and domestic and international raw material prices.
Industry revenue is expected to increase from $23.5 billion in 2007 to $94.0 billion in 2012. This represents an annualized increase of 31.9% over the five years to 2012. Industry revenue growth was very high in 2008 at 46.2%, following 30.5% growth in 2007.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Cement Product Manufacturing industry in China has a high level of capital intensity. However, there is substantial variation in the nature of production within this industry and many small-scale firms operate basic, medium labor-intensive processes.
Larger manufacturers tend to be more technologically advanced than smaller companies due to greater investment in machinery and equipment. Small companies generally utilize a greater number of workers and rely less on advanced equipment and machinery.
For every dollar spent on wages, management and administration, and R&D, about 41 cents are invested in capital, which indicates the industry has a high level of capital intensity... purchase to read more