In the five years to 2017, revenue for the Industrial Gas and Basic Chemical Manufacturing industry in China is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 10.8%, to reach $66.0 billion. As the industry produces a wide range of chemical raw materials, its performance is largely determined by the activities of downstream manufacturing industries, such as the Iron and Steel Smelting industry (IBISWorld industry report 3210).Over the five-year period, growth rates have varied widely among product segments. The industrial gases segment experienced steady growth, while market conditions for yellow phosphorus fluctuated dramatically...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$66bn
Annual Growth 12-17
10.8%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
243,353
Businesses
2,821

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industrial gasesIndustrial gases, consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, argon, helium, neon and other rare gases, comprise the largest product segment in the Industrial Gas and Basic Chemical Manufacturing industry in China. Sales of industrial gases in China are estimated to account for 55.0% of industry revenue in 2017. Oxygen gas and nitrogen are the two major gases produced by the industry to meet the huge demand from the Iron and Steel Smelting industry in China (IBISWorld industry report 3210), which is the largest in the world. Other major industries utilizing industrial gases include melding, organic chemical manufacturing (IBISWorld industry report 2614) and copper smelting (3311), as well as various healthcare industries. Chi...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry are

  • Close monitoring of competition
  • Access to rare inputs
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing and Real GDP in the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry?

    The Industrial Gas and Basic Chemical Manufacturing industry in China manufactures basic industrial chemicals used in industrial processes or manufacturing products. The industry is not involved in the production of inorganic acids, alkalis and chemical fertilizers.

    Industry Products
  • Industrial gases
  • Yellow phosphorus
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Other basic chemical raw materials
  • Industry Activities
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Manganese dioxide
  • Yellow phosphorus
  • Red phosphorus
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium and Sulfur
  • Hydrogen and oxygen
  • Nitrogen and argon
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Other rare gases
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
  • Real GDP
  • Service Prices - Electricity
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Industrial Gas mfg
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements - Inorganic Industrial Chemical mfg
  • Downstream Demand - Textile Products & Apparel Mfg

  • Current Performance
    Enterprises, employment and wagesInternational tradeIndustry issues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Industry trends
  • Table: Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing
  • Chemical Pesticide Manufacturing
  • Iron and Steel Smelting
  • Copper Smelting
  • Battery Manufacturing
  • Printed Circuit Board Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricity Transmission and Distribution
  • Oil & Gas Drilling

  • Products & Services
  • Industrial gases
  • Yellow phosphorus
  • Other basic chemical raw materials
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Chart: Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic development
  • Downstream demand
  • Product commercialization

  • Major Markets
  • Iron and steel producers
  • Other
  • Phosphate fertilizers and pesticides manufacturers
  • Electronics manufacturers
  • Textile and paper manufacturers
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Wages and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Sales distribution channels
  • Collaboration with world-leading enterprises

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Xingfa Group, Sichuan Chuantou Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd., Xuzhou Guohua Industry & Trade Co., Ltd., Air Liquide Shanghai Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Xingfa Group - financial performance
  • Table: Sichuan Chuantou Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Xuzhou Guohua Industry & Trade Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Air Liquide Shanghai Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing 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 Industrial Gas & Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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
    Air Separation Unit
  • Separates atmospheric air into nitrogen, oxygen and other gases.
  • Merchant Market
  • Customers who purchase industrial gases via short-term contracts (i.e. fewer than five years) and often have fluctuating demand levels.
  • Yellow Phosphorus
  • An intermediate product in phosphate fertilizer manufacturing and other downstream phosphorus chemical industries.
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