Freight Transport by Sea in China: Market Research Report

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Freight Transport by Sea Market Research Report | Mar 2014

IBISWorld’s Freight Transport by Sea 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 the demand for Chinese goods.

Over the five years through 2013, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 12.2%. In 2014, industry revenue is set to reach $33.1 billion, up 8.9% from 2013. A new round of oil price increases was announced in 2013 by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), which has created a more challenging environment for industry enterprises. 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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry plays a significant role in China's international trade, delivering products between China and other countries by sea. Therefore, industry operators are highly concentrated in coastal provinces. Further, the coastal provinces are more economically developed, with higher demand for international trade.

As the largest international trading center of China, Shanghai represents an estimated 28.6% of industry revenue in 2014 with a forecast 16.0% of total enterprises. International freight shipment volume of Shanghai is about 23.1% of the industry figure... 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 leasing ocean-going freighters equipped with operators. This industry only includes businesses that make trans-oceanic journeys using ships of Chinese nationality. 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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