Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years to 2015, revenue for the Sporting Goods Wholesaling industry in China is estimated to increase an annualized 6.1% to $37.6 billion. Over the five-year period, the main factors driving industry performance have been higher consumption in China, large sporting events hosted by China, people's increasing pursuit for healthier lifestyles and the country's active involvement in international trade within the World Trade Organization (WTO) framework.
Many large sporting goods manufacturers have established sales companies that incorporate the wholesale function; these operators tend to achieve higher profitability than independent wholesalers in this industry.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In 2015, 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