Freight Transport by Sea in China: Market Research Report

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Freight Transport by Sea Market Research Report | Mar 2015

IBISWorld’s Freight Transport by Sea 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 15-20
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The Freight Transport by Sea industry in China is mainly engaged in shipping exported items to their destination countries and territories from China. Therefore, industry performance is extremely sensitive to the global economic climate, which determines demand for Chinese goods.

Over the five years through 2015, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 4.1%. In 2015, industry revenue is set to reach $35.9 billion, up 7.0% from 2014. Slowing global trade growth has created a large challenge for the development of the industry. In addition, the appreciation of the yuan will limit export growth and industry demand, and subject industry players to exchange losses.... purchase to read more

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Transportation by sea is a more economic way to deliver freight to countries worldwide compared with air or rail, especially for international large-quantity cargo transportation. Therefore, the industry shoulders a significant responsibility for transporting goods exported from China to their destination countries. However, it also makes the industry vulnerable to global economic fluctuations.

Since China's accession into the World Trade Organization (WTO), the industry has shipped an increasing amount of domestic products to other countries by sea. Before 2009 and the global economic downturn, the industry was on a remarkable growth trend... purchase to read more


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What is the Freight Transport by Sea Industry?

Businesses in the Freight Transport by Sea industry provide cargo transportation services between China and other countries, including the leasing of ocean-going freighters equipped with operators. This industry only includes businesses that make trans-oceanic journeys using ships made in China. Passenger delivery and coastal freight transportation are excluded.

Industry Products
Dry bulk shippingContainer shippingLiquid bulk shippingOther activities
Industry Activities
Dry bulk shipping Liquid bulk shippingContainer shippingShip chartering with operators

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