Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Sewage treatment facilities in China are expected to increase revenue by 10.9% in 2014 to total $3.8 billion. Steady demand for industry services over the past five years has stimulated revenue growth of an annualized rate of 12.0% since 2009.
Demand for sewage treatment services has grown substantially due to rapid urbanization and the development of various industrial sectors in China. As more sewage treatment and processing facilities are built across China, large numbers of households and businesses connect to these services, thus increasing demand for treatment, processing, and recycling.
Industry firms generate profit either through subsidies from the government or by providing sewage treatment services to the government.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
High capital investment
Construction of sewage treatment plants requires heavy investment in equipment and facilities. The operation of sewage treatment facilities also needs large amounts of capital. These present major barriers for new entrants to the industry.
Enterprises engaged in sewage treatment and recycling have to obtain licenses, according to the Measures for the License Administration of Qualification for Operation of Environmental Pollution Control Facilities. Licenses are usually valid for no more than three years and inexperienced enterprises can only apply for temporary licenses... purchase to read more