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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Sewage Treatment Facilities in China industry is expected to increase 10.6% in 2017 to $5.5 billion. Steady demand for industry services over the past five years has stimulated revenue growth at an annualized rate of 12.8% over the period.

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, more households and businesses connect to these services, thus bolstering demand for treatment, processing and recycling.

Industry operators generate profit either through subsidies from the government or by providing sewage treatment services to the government...

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Sewage treatment

Sewage treatment is the major revenue-generator for the industry, accounting for about 86.0% of revenue in 2017. As households discharge more sewage than industries, and some enterprises have their own sewage treatment facilities, treatment services for household and commercial sewage accounts for the largest share of this category at 47.0%. The treatment of industrial sewage contributes about 39.0% of industry revenue.

Sewage recycling and supplying recycled water

Sewage recycling and supplying recycled water supply generate only small percentage of revenue by comparison, accounting for about 3.0% of revenue in 2017. The sewage-recycling rate is currently very low in China at about 2.8%. Mos..

Additional Insights for the Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry are

  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Good project management skills
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Funding (Federal and State) and Privatization - Sewerage and Drainage Services in the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry?

    Firms in this industry collect, treat, purify, and recycle sewage. They also provide consultation and engineering services relating to sewage treatment and recycling. Sewage is generated from households, industrial production, hospitals, commercial entities, slaughterhouses, and agriculture. Recycled water produced by the industry is supplied to households, offices, and factories for non-drinking use.

    Industry Products
    Household and commercial sewage treatment
    Industrial sewage treatment
    Consultation and engineering services for sewage treatment
    Sewage recycling and supplying recycled water
    Industry Activities
    Sewage collection
    Sewage treatment and purification
    Sewage recycling
    Sewage-related consultation and engineering services

    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
  • Funding (Federal and State)
  • Privatization - Sewerage and Drainage Services
  • Industry Regulation
  • Service Prices - Water, Sewerage and Drains
  • Systems and Technology - by Industry

  • Current Performance
  • Outsourcing sewage treatment projects
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Government support
  • Outsourcing and franchising
  • Table: Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Natural Gas and Water Production and Supply
  • Real Estate Development and Management

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Pollution Treatment Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Household and commercial sewage treatment
  • Industrial sewage treatment
  • Consultation and engineering services for sewage treatment
  • Sewage recycling and supplying recycled water
  • Chart: Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Urbanization
  • Regulations
  • Popularity of recycled water

  • Major Markets
  • Households
  • Manufacturing sector
  • Government
  • Power-generation companies and other utilities
  • Mining sector
  • Other industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sewage Treatment Facilities 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 Sewage Treatment Facilities

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Veolia Environment GroupTianjin Capital Environmental Protection Group Co., Ltd.Golden State Holding Group CorporationBeijing Capital Co., Ltd.Sound Group Ltd.
  • Table: Veolia Environment Group - financial performance
  • Table: Tianjin Capital Environmental Protection Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Golden State Holding Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Capital Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Sound Group Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sewage Treatment Facilities 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 Sewage Treatment Facilities Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Total Sewage Discharge Volume (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Build-Operate-Transfer (Bot)
  • Often used for major infrastructure and construction projects. The franchisee finances and builds the project, transferring it back to the government after a certain period of operation.
  • Public-Private Partnership (Ppp)
  • Method of franchising by which the government and the private operator finance and build the project together, sharing the returns and risk.
  • Transfer-Operate-Transfer (Tot)
  • Method of franchising in which the government finances and builds the project then transfers the operational rights to a private operator. Later on, the project is transferred back to the government.
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