Over the five years through 2017, revenue for the Water Supply industry in China increased at an annualized rate of 8.0% to total $24.5 billion. In recent years, the Chinese government has been promoting the commercialization of the Water Supply industry, which has contributed to revenue growth. Most companies in the industry now have private and foreign capital. Many enterprises have been reformed from state-owned enterprises into wholly state-funded enterprises, which means the enterprises are able to operate more independently and make more social investments.There are only two export markets for the industry: Hong Kong and Macau. Industry exports were expected to total $799.6 million in 2017 and account for 3.3% of industry revenue...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Raw natural waterRaw natural water is estimated to account for 17.5% of total industry revenue in 2017. Raw water is usually transported from water sources, such as reservoirs and rivers, to water treatment plants to produce regular tap water or advanced treated tap water. A portion of raw water is directly retailed without treatment by water plants to industrial users that do not require high quality water. The price of raw water is much lower than other water products.Regular tap waterRegular tap water is treated by standard, traditional techniques and is widely used in every market in China. This product segment makes up the largest proportion of industry revenue at an estimated 66.8% in 2017...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Water Supply Industry

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

  • Having a cost effective distribution system
  • Proximity to key markets
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Service Prices - Water, Sewerage and Drains and Availability of Water in the Water Supply industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Water Supply Industry?

    Establishments within the Water Supply industry collect and purify natural water including surface water and groundwater. Establishments then process tap water from the raw water according to the standards of drinking water or other water usage criteria, and supply the treated water to residents, corporations and other end-users, mainly through pipeline networks.

    Industry Products
  • Raw natural water
  • Regular tap water
  • Advanced treated tap water
  • Industry Activities
  • Tap water distribution
  • Tap water production
  • Tap water
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Service Prices - Water, Sewerage and Drains
  • Availability of Water
  • Substitutes Competition
  • Downstream Demand - Tire Manufacturing
  • Urban Population
  • Standard of Living - GDP/Capita - China
  • Real GDP

  • Current Performance
    Tap water supply capacityEnterprises, employees and wagesLow marketization levelInternet plus water supply
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Water Supply Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Water Supply Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Thermal Power Generation
  • Heating Power Production and Supply
  • Accommodation and Catering
  • Services to Households and Other Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Water Pollution Control

  • Products & Services
  • Regular tap water
  • Raw natural water
  • Advanced treated tap water
  • Chart: Water Supply Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • China's economic growth
  • Urbanization
  • Increasing water prices
  • Incomes and living standards
  • Water-saving schemes

  • Major Markets
  • Residential
  • Industrial production
  • Public services
  • Businesses
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Water Supply Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Utilities
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Water Supply

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Water Supply Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Beijing Waterworks Group, Guangzhou Water Supply Corporation, Shenzhen Water Group Corporation, Shanghai Chengtou Corporation, Chengdu Xingrong Group Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Beijing Waterworks Group - financial performance
  • Table: Guangzhou Water Supply Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Shenzhen Water Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Chengtou Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Chengdu Xingrong Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Water Supply 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 Water Supply 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The process of forming semi-solid matter from liquids.
  • Electrodialysis
  • The separation of solutes of different particles (such as plasma), using a semi-permeable membrane.
  • Sewage
  • The waste matter carried away in sewers or drains.
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