Revenue for the Pig Farming industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 7.2% over the five years through to 2017 to an estimated $15.1 billion. Rising domestic living standards and purchasing power have stimulated demand for pork. From 2012 to 2017, the number of slaughtered fattened hog increased from 6.70 million to about 7.92 million. Rising meat prices have also boosted revenue growth.Profit varies monthly due to fluctuations in pork prices and market demand. It also varies greatly among enterprises and across regions. In 2017, profit for the average industry enterprise is estimated at 7.1% of industry revenue...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Pig Farming activities are concentrated in Sichuan, Hunan, Henan, Shandong and Hubei provinces, which together are forecast to generate 42.1% of industry revenue in 2017.The industry is highly concentrated in Sichuan Basin, where the main corn and wheat production areas (Huang-Huai-Hai Watershed) and the main rice production area (middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River) are located, as there is easy access to feed supplies. Sichuan is expected to account for the largest revenue share, at about 11.2%, with 10.6% of the total volume for marketed pork pigs. The warm and wet weather in Sichuan Basin greatly benefit growth of feed. The...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Pig Farming Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pig Farming Industry are

  • Output is sold under contract
  • Production of premium goods
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Household Disposable Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Feed in the Pig Farming industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pig Farming Industry?

    The Pig Farming industry in China comprises farms engaged in pig rearing and the processing of pig by-products, such as pig bristles and raw pig skin.

    Industry Products
  • Live pigs
  • Pig bristles
  • Pig skin
  • Industry Activities
  • Feeding and raising pigs
  • Processing pig bristles
  • Processing raw pig skin
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Feed
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Pig Meat
  • Levels of Health - Disease/Epidemics
  • Competition from other Industries
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Agriculture

  • Current Performance
    Enterprises and wagesProfitabilityConcentration
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Pig Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pig Farming Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Animal Food Manufacturing
  • Farming Machinery Manufacturing
  • Veterinary Activities

  • Products & Services
  • Live pigs
  • Pig skin
  • Pig bristles
  • Other
  • Chart: Pig Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic and population growth
  • Prices
  • Nutritional trends
  • Seasonal changes

  • Major Markets
  • Slaughterhouses
  • Other markets
  • Exports
  • Breeders
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pig Farming Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pig Farming

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Customer relationships
  • Product quality
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pig Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Wen's Group, Muyuan Foodstuff Co. Ltd., Zhengbang Group, COFCO Group, Hunan Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Import and Export Group Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: Wen's Group - financial performance
  • Table: Muyuan Foodstuff Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Zhengbang Group - financial performance
  • Table: COFCO Group - financial performance
  • Table: Hunan Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Import and Export Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pig Farming Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pig Farming Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Pork pig production (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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  • When pregnant sows are removed from the herd to produce quality breeding stock free from the infectious pathogens present in the herd.
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