Chinese consumers enjoy a wide range of alcoholic beverages, such as beer, rice wine and Chinese distilled alcohol. Despite consumers becoming more health conscious in recent years and more people showing a preference for drinks with lower alcohol content, demand for high-alcohol Chinese distilled liquor has remained strong.Since 2005, market deregulation, product improvements and a resurgence in the popularity of Chinese alcohol have boosted revenue for the Alcohol Production industry. In the five years through 2017, industry revenue is expected to grow 10.8% per year on average to reach $126.5 billion. Imports and exports of Chinese alcohol products are low, and domestic demand is roughly equal to industry revenue...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry's activities are mainly concentrated in South West China, with Sichuan province accounting for 37.6% to industry revenue in 2017, 31.8% of industry employment and 22.6% of the industry's enterprises. Three major enterprises are located in Sichuan province: Sichuan Yibin Wuliangye Group, Sichuan Jiannanchun Group and Luzhou Laojiao Group. These three firms together make up 9.6% of industry revenue in 2017. The industry is most concentrated in Sichuan province due to the historical development of the industry in the province, and access to extensive agricultural raw materials...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Chinese Alcohol Production Industry

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

  • Having an extensive distribution network
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Legislative Compliance Requirements and Downstream Demand - Accommodation and Food Services in the Chinese Alcohol Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Chinese Alcohol Production Industry?

    Firms in the Alcohol Production industry manufacture traditional Chinese alcoholic drinks that are made of fine grain and ferments of different types and containing 18.0% to 60.0% alcohol. Three types of natural yeast are used to prepare various alcohols through cooking, fermentation, distillation, storage and blending processes.

    Industry Products
  • Dense-flavored alcohol
  • Light-flavored alcohol
  • Soy-flavored alcohol
  • Other alcohol products
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing dense-flavored alcohol
  • Manufacturing light-flavored alcohol
  • Manufacturing soy-flavored alcohol
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements
  • Downstream Demand - Accommodation and Food Services
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops
  • Downstream Demand - Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores

  • Current Performance
    Industry profitabilityInternational tradeEnterprise numbers and wages
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    CompetitionIndustry globalization
  • Table: Chinese Alcohol Production Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Hotels
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Cafes, Bars & Other Drinking Establishments

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing
  • Water Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Dense-flavored alcohol
  • Soy-flavored alcohol
  • Other alcohol products
  • Light-flavored alcohol
  • Chart: Chinese Alcohol Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth
  • Historic and cultural relevance
  • Government support

  • Major Markets
  • Convenience stores and alcohol and tobacco retailers
  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants, bars, cafes and nightclubs
  • Other markets
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Chinese Alcohol Production Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Pricing
  • Taste
  • Brand
  • Operations
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Kweichow Mao-tai Group Co., Ltd., Sichuan Yibin Wuliangye Group Co., Ltd., Yanghe Distillery Group, Sichuan Jiannanchun Group Co., Ltd., Luzhou Laojiao Group Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Kweichow Mao-tai Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Sichuan Yibin Wuliangye Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Yanghe Distillery Group - financial performance
  • Table: Sichuan Jiannanchun Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Luzhou Laojiao Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Chinese Alcohol 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 Chinese Alcohol Production 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)
  • Output of Chinese Distilled Alcohol (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Dense-Flavored Alcohol
  • Produced from grains that have been fermented, distilled and mixed with sugar. Characterized by relatively strong flavor compared to other alcohol types.
  • Light-Flavored Alcohol
  • Produced from grains using different fermentation and distillation techniques that lead to a lighter flavor.
  • Soy-Flavored Alcohol
  • Made from sorghum and wheat. The most popular brand is Mao-tai brandy.
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