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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Soda Production industry in China is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.8% to total $14.5 billion over the five years to 2017. In 2017 alone, revenue is anticipated to decrease 1.9%.

Carbonated soft drinks comprise the third-largest subsegment by output volume within the overall soft drink product segment (drinking water and fruit juice are the two largest). However, the share of carbonated drinks within the segment has been declining, from 29.8% in 2002 to 20.4% in 2007 and 11.5% in 2017.

Consumers are becoming increasingly health conscious, which has restrained the growth of carbonated soft drinks...

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Colas are the largest product segment in the Soda Production industry and are projected to account for 53.5% of industry revenue in 2017. Colas will continue to be the primary carbonated soft drink product for many years due to advertising, brand awareness, and image.

Lemon soda

Lemon soda comprises the second-largest segment in the carbonated soft drink market. Coca-Cola's Sprite and Pepsi's 7-Up are the leading brands in this segment. Sprite has long taken third place in terms of market share in the Chinese market.

Orange soda

Orange soda is the third-largest segment in the carbonated soft drink market. Major brands include Coca-Cola's Fanta, Pepsi's Mirinda and Jianlibao. In ..

Additional Insights for the Soda Production Industry

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

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Competition from Substitutes and Household Income in the Soda Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Soda Production Industry?

    The Soda Production industry in China produces, bottles and sells carbonated drinks, except those that contain carbon dioxide by fermentation.

    Industry Products
    Lemon and lemonade soda
    Orange soda
    Other flavored sodas
    Industry Activities
    Sale of carbonated soft drinks
    carbonated soft drinks
    Bottling of carbonated soft drinks

    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
  • Competition from Substitutes
  • Household Income
  • Age Distribution of Population
  • Domestic Good Prices - Manufactures Other - Plastic Bottles
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Sugar

  • Current Performance
  • Health concerns
  • Profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Geographical growth
  • Consumer trends
  • Globalization
  • Table: Soda Production Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Fast-Food Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing
  • Fragrance and Essence Manufacturing
  • Freight Trucking
  • Storage & Warehousing

  • Products & Services
  • Colas
  • Lemon and lemonade soda
  • Orange soda
  • Other flavored sodas
  • Chart: Soda Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth
  • Consumer tastes

  • Major Markets
  • Large supermarkets and shopping malls
  • Small convenience stores
  • Private stores
  • Department stores
  • Vending machines and wholesale markets
  • Entertainment and amusement places
  • Internet cafes and exports
  • Restaurants
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Soda Production Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Coca-Cola (China) Beverages LimitedPepsi (China) LimitedUni-President Group Co., Ltd.Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd.Hongbaolai Group. Co. Ltd.
  • Table: Coca-Cola (China) Beverages Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Pepsi (China) Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Uni-President Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Hongbaolai Group. Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Soda Production 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 Soda 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)
  • Carbonated Soft Drinks Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Carbonated Drinks
  • Beverages that contain carbon dioxide added under pressure.
  • Colas
  • Beverages containing caramel coloring, caffeine, and a sweetener, such as sugar or high fructose corn syrup.
  • Soft Drinks
  • Drinks that do not contain alcohol.
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