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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Tea Production industry has rapidly increased its share of China's beverage market over the past decade, from 7.0% of total domestic beverage volume in 2000 to 26.0% in 2015. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been increasing at an annualized rate of 9.4% to an expected $20.3 billion in 2017. There are about 270 enterprises operating in the industry, with 72,871 workers.

Strong industry performance has been the result of increased consumer health consciousness and the rapid development of herbal tea beverages. This industry is focused on the large domestic market; exports contribute only 1.3% to total industry revenue. In addition, very little tea is imported into China. Imports account for 1.6% of domestic demand...

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Production costs in the Tea Production industry are generally not high. Beverage manufacturing equipment only requires an investment of $50,000 to $60,000, while a packaging assembly line costs less than $40,000. The raw material costs are only about four cents per 500 millilitre bottle. However, with increasing competition within the industry, enterprises are constantly developing new products and changing packaging styles to attract more customers and gain market share. This requires continued investment and costs, which increases the barriers to entry to some extent.

On June 1, 2001, national tea production regulations were officially implemented. They encouraged the development of the industry by providing guidance for enterprises on product quality. The..

Additional Insights for the Tea Production Industry

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

  • Effective cost controls
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Supermarket and Grocery Stores and Economic Indicators - Advertising - Cost of Advertising in the Tea Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Tea Production Industry?

    The Tea Production industry in China produces tea beverages of different types, including black, green, oolong, and flower tea, and other soft beverages such as energy drinks, fruit tea, and carbonated tea. Tea beverage manufacturers use liquid tea as a base and add sweeteners, colors and preservatives, and blend these ingredients into soft drinks. Tea beverages are then bottled in plastic or cartons, or canned in aluminum.

    Industry Products
    Green tea beverages
    Energy drinks
    Black tea beverages
    Flower tea beverages
    Oolong tea beverages
    Other tea and soft beverages
    Industry Activities
    Green tea production
    Black tea production
    Energy drink production
    Oolong tea production
    Flower tea production
    Fruit tea production
    Carbonated tea production
    Milk tea production
    Syrup tea production
    Other soft beverage production

    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
  • Downstream Demand - Supermarket and Grocery Stores
  • Economic Indicators - Advertising - Cost of Advertising
  • Age Group (20-34)
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Manufactures Other - Plastic Materials and Resins
  • Real GDP
  • Domestic Goods Availability - Primary Materials - Plant Breeding Materials

  • Current Performance
  • Industry competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Tea Production Industry Revenue Outlook

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

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fragrance and Essence Manufacturing
  • Sugar Production

  • Products & Services
  • Green tea beverages
  • Energy drinks
  • Black tea beverages
  • Other tea and soft beverages
  • Flower tea beverages
  • Oolong tea beverages
  • Chart: Tea Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Disposable income
  • Consumer health consciousness
  • Product differentiation
  • Prices
  • Packaging
  • Events
  • Development of the hospitality sector

  • Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Small food and beverage retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tea Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Depreciation and purchases
  • Utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Tea Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Brand
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Ting Hsin International GroupUni-President Group Co., Ltd.Guangdong Jiaduobao Drink & Food Co.,Ltd.Red Bull Vitamin Drink Co. Ltd. Lotte Aodeli Drink Co. Ltd.
  • Table: Ting Hsin International Group - financial performance
  • Table: Uni-President Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Guangdong Jiaduobao Drink & Food Co.,Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Red Bull Vitamin Drink Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Lotte Aodeli Drink Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Tea 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 Tea 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)
  • Tea Beverage Consumption (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Black Tea
  • Undergoes a longer oxidation process than green tea and oolong tea. It is also stronger in flavor and contains higher caffeine levels.
  • Green Tea
  • Originating in China, green tea has a limited oxidation process and has lower levels of caffeine than black tea. Green tea is also considered to provide several heal benefits.
  • Oolong Tea
  • Has an oxidation level between green tea and black tea.
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