Increases in consumer incomes and the rapid development of many downstream industries have made China a major sugar-consuming country. Industry revenue is set to total $22.0 billion in 2018, up 2.8% for the year. Since 2013, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 1.1%. Sugar exports account for only a small proportion of industry revenue at about 0.4% in 2018, while sugar imports make up 5.0% of domestic demand in 2018, down from 9.7% in 2013.Chinese and global sugar markets are integrated, and world price fluctuations can affect China's domestic sugar market. Despite price fluctuations and local shortages, sugar demand by Chinese consumers is steadily growing...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For each dollar spent on labor (including wages, management and administration, and R&D), about 51 cents are invested in capital. The Sugar Production industry in China is highly capital-intensive. Investment in sugar beet production is particularly significant due to the high level of processing required and the level of modernization of machinery and equipment.The industry's wage level is low compared with the capital investment level. The proportion of total wages in industry revenue varied between 4.9% and 6.1% from 2012 to 2018 due to the enhanced mechanization of the industry...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Sugar Production Industry

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

  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Optimum capacity utilisation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Sugarcane and Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Sugar in the Sugar Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sugar Production Industry?

    The Sugar Production industry in China comprises firms engaged in finished sugar product manufacturing with sugarcane and sugar beet as raw materials. The industry includes all types of refined sugar product manufacturing from raw sugar and granulated sugar. Products include raw sugar, brown sugar, caster sugar, yellow sugar, refined sugar, and by-products such as liquid sugar. The industry does not manufacture maltose, dextrose and candy made of starch.

    Industry Products
  • Milled sugarcane
  • Milled sugar beet
  • Refined sugar
  • By-products
  • Industry Activities
  • Sugarcane milling
  • Sugar beet milling
  • Sugar refining
  • by-products such as liquid sugar
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Sugarcane
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Sugar
  • Downstream Demand - Soft Drink and Ice Manufacturing
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements - Sugar mfg
  • Nutrition - Sugar/Sweetener Consumption
  • Population and Growth

  • Current Performance
    Exports and importsOutput volumesConsumption
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    International tradeEnterprises and wagesIndustry trends
  • Table: Sugar Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sugar Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Bread & Bakery Product Manufacturing
  • Biscuit Production
  • Chocolate & Candy Production
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Canned Food Production
  • Wine Production
  • Soda Production
  • Juice Production
  • Tea Production
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Sugar Beet, Sugar Cane or Grain Sorghum Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Milled sugarcane
  • Refined sugar
  • Milled sugar beet
  • By-products
  • Chart: Sugar Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Access to raw materials
  • Population growth
  • Raw sugar prices
  • Competition
  • Health consciousness

  • Major Markets
  • Industrial sector
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sugar Production 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 Sugar Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price and quality
  • Contracts with upstream suppliers
  • Distribution networks
  • Brand and reputation
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sugar Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Nanning Sugar Industry Co., Ltd., Guangxi Yangpu Nanhua Sugar Industry Group Co. Ltd., Dongtang Group, Rizhao Lingyunhai Sugar Group, Guangxi Fengtang Biochemistry Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Nanning Sugar Industry Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Guangxi Yangpu Nanhua Sugar Industry Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Dongtang Group - financial performance
  • Table: Rizhao Lingyunhai Sugar Group - financial performance
  • Table: Guangxi Fengtang Biochemistry Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sugar Production 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 Sugar Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)
  • Output of Finished Sugar (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The treatment of raw sugar crystals with a heavy syrup to remove the film of adhering molasses
  • Brown Sugar
  • Sugar processed with molasses to increase sweetness and color.
  • Raw Sugar
  • Unrefined, or minimally refined sugar.
  • Sugarcane
  • A tall, jointed stalk that contains liquid sugar that can be made into table sugar and ethanol
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