Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the five years to 2015, revenue for the Oil Wholesale industry in China is expected to have grown at an annualized rate of 5.3% to total $802.7 billion. In 2015, industry revenue is anticipated to fall 6.0% due to declining oil prices.
The proportion of imports satisfied by domestic demand has been decreasing, suggesting a descending reliance on foreign oil. Industry imports are estimated to total $35.6 billion in 2015. Moreover, exports are estimated to reach $12.0 billion in 2015, accounting for 1.5% of total industry revenue.
The Commerce department will continue to issue qualification certificates for crude oil and refined oil wholesalers in China.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Oil Wholesale industry in China is subject to a medium level of concentration with top four enterprises accounting for about 77.5% of industry revenue in 2015. Industry concentration has declined over the past five years, as more enterprises have been allowed to enter the industry.
Oil serves as a national strategic energy and its business performance is under the strict control of the government. Access to crude oil sales and refined oil wholesale operations must be approved by the Commerce department and currently, certificates are extremely limited to several state-owned oil companies.
In 2007, the Commerce department began to open the Oil Wholesale industry to private and foreign capital... purchase to read more