Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry in China has been increasing at a rate of 6.9% annually to an estimated $33.1 billion. The global recession and unfavorable macroeconomic conditions in China resulted in slow growth in 2009, but as the economy recovered so did the industry. In the past five years, the main factors driving industry performance have been higher consumption in China, large sporting events hosted by China, such as the Olympic Games, and the country's active involvement in international trade within the World Trade Organization (WTO) framework.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In 2013, Shanghai and Jiangsu province are estimated to make up 20.7% and 10.6% of total industry revenue, respectively. These two provinces possess a great number of small-scale wholesalers that generate high revenue from a small workforce. These are the two most developed regions in China, with higher disposable income levels. In addition, these regions are closer to foreign markets and have extensive transport infrastructure facilities, which prove helpful for export and import activity. In particular, high volumes of international trade occur in these regions due to favorable coastal transport infrastructure.
Guangdong province accounts for the second-highest share of industry revenue at 20.4%... purchase to read more