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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Sheep and Cattle Farming industry in China is expected to increase by 4.5% in 2017 to $96.0 billion. Domestic demand for beef and mutton in China has increased at an annualized rate of 3.9% over the past five years due to the surging purchasing power of Chinese people. Prices of these meats have generally increased over the past decade, with a dramatic surge in 2008. From 2006 to 2008, pork prices increased significantly, which increased demand for beef and mutton as substitutes. Beef prices rose from 2009 to 2014, and maintained relatively stable in 2015.

The industry's profit margins have declined over the past five years due to rising raw material and input prices. In 2017, average profit is expected to account for 9.6% of industry revenue, down from 15.0%...

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Generally, all inputs are widely available in the market, and new entrants can purchase necessary inputs and equipment at reasonable prices.

To set up a large-scale farm, however, the cost can be significant. New entrants usually purchase a series of farm facilities, such as farm equipment and machinery.

Costs associated with the purchase of breeding animals may form a barrier to entry for new entrants. For example, the price of imported breeding cattle can range from $2,000 to $10,000 per head.

With decreasing tariff rates, non-tariff barriers, primarily technical barriers, will be a major factor to affect China's exports. Mos..

Additional Insights for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry

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

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

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    What is the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry?

    The Sheep and Cattle Farming industry in China consists of farms engaged in the feeding of sheep, cattle, horses, mules, donkeys, camels and other major livestock. The activities of this industry include the processing of fresh milk, butter, cheese and other milk products at the livestock's location. It also includes the basic processing of some by-products, such as fur processing and mane processing.

    Industry Products
    Sheep and goats
    Industry Activities
    Feeding and raising of livestock such as sheep, cattle, horses, mules and donkeys
    Processing of milk products
    Processing of fur and manes

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Grains
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Agriculture
  • Levels of Health - Disease/Epidemics
  • Weather Conditions - Annual Average Rainfall

  • Current Performance
  • Establishments and wages
  • Exports and imports
  • Concentration and profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • International trade
  • Industry trends
  • Table: Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Processing

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

  • Products & Services
  • Cows
  • Sheep and goats
  • Other
  • Horses
  • Donkeys
  • Mules
  • Camels
  • Chart: Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic and population growth
  • The Student Milk Project
  • Rising prices
  • Consumption levels
  • Seasonal changes

  • Major Markets
  • Livestock slaughterhouses
  • Livestock breeders and stockers
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry

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

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

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Capital Agribusiness GroupNew Hope GroupAoshilan Pasture Ltd.Fucheng GroupXinjiang Western Animal Husbandry Co. Ltd.
  • Table: Capital Agribusiness Group - financial performance
  • Table: New Hope Group - financial performance
  • Table: Aoshilan Pasture Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Fucheng Group - financial performance
  • Table: Xinjiang Western Animal Husbandry Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sheep and Cattle Farming Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Sheep and Cattle 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)
  • Cattle Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Bse)
  • An infectious degenerative brain disease occurring in cattle. Also called mad cow disease.
  • Embryo Transfer
  • A technique used in animal breeding in which an embryo from a superovulated female animal is transferred to the uterus of a recipient female animal.
  • Sterilization
  • The use of physical or chemical methods to kill or remove micro-organisms.
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