Fast-Food Restaurants in China: Market Research Report

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Fast-Food Restaurants Market Research Report | Oct 2015

IBISWorld’s Fast-Food Restaurants market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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In recent years, lifestyle changes and reduced leisure time have contributed to a consumer shift from traditional full-service restaurants toward fast-food establishments. In addition, increased Western influences in China have seen increased demand for fast food. With the rapid development of fast-food service providers, improvements in chain store and franchising management, and new brands and food styles, industry growth has been very strong in the past decade.

ACMR-IBISWorld estimates that the Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China will generate $121.7 billion in 2015, up 9.7% from 2014. Over the five years through 2015, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 11.6%.

There are about 2.2 million fast food restaurant locations (i.e.... purchase to read more

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The geographic spread of China's Fast-Food Restaurants industry is consistent with China's economic development level. Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong are three of the most developed provinces and regions in China, and they are expected to account for about 44.9% of total industry revenue in 2015. Franchise operations are also relatively well developed in these regions.

In provinces and regions of better economic development and faster lifestyles, fast-food restaurants account for a large share of the total food-service sector. For instance, in Guangdong, the fast-food market contributes about 90% of the total food service sector's revenue. In large cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin, this share has exceeded 50%... purchase to read more


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What is the Fast-Food Restaurants Industry?

The Fast-Food Restaurant industry in China operates fast-food restaurants in which customers order items and, in most cases, pay before eating. Food and drinks may be consumed on premises, taken out or delivered to the customer. Food provided by this industry includes both Chinese and Western fast food.

Industry Products
Franchised and chain storesDumpling storesRice sets, quick-service and take-away outletsChinese-style noodle stores
Industry Activities
Quick-service restaurantsFast-food servicesTake-out facilities

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