Revenue for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing industry in China has been increasing at an average annualized rate of 6.5% over the past five years. In 2018, industry revenue is expected to grow 4.0% to $44.8 billion.Industry growth has been driven by rising hygiene awareness in China and the rapid development of synthetic detergents, including laundry detergent and liquid soap. In addition, the growing purchasing power of Chinese consumers has led to a declining sensitivity to product prices. Last, there are over 4,000 manufacturers, distributors and agents nationwide, which has supported the development of the retailing network in suburban and rural areas...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$45bn
Annual Growth 13-18
6.5%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
243,343
Businesses
852

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Revenue for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing industry in China has been increasing at an annualized rate of 6.5% over five years to 2018. In 2018, industry revenue totaled $44.8 billion, up 4.0% from the previous year.Industry growth has been driven by rising hygiene awareness in China and the rapid development of synthetic detergents, including laundry detergent and liquid soap. In addition, the growing purchasing power of Chinese consumers has led to a declining sensitivity to product prices. Lastly, there are over 4,000 manufacturers, distributors and agents nationwide, which have supported the development of the retailing network in suburban and rural areas...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having a clear market position
  • Economies of scale
  • Having a cost-effective distribution system
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real Personal Disposable Income and Population & Growth in the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing industry in China manufacture laundry soap, transparent soap, translucent soap, toilet soap, medicated soap, industrial soap, soap flakes, soap powder and synthetic products. Synthetic products include household and industrial detergents used for clothes washing, dish washing, body and hair washing, and hard surface cleaning.

    Industry Products
  • Shampoo
  • Washing powder
  • Liquid detergent
  • Soap
  • Industry Activities
  • Soap
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dishwashing detergent
  • Washing powder
  • Shampoo
  • Synthetic detergent
  • Scouring compound
  • Glycerin
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real Personal Disposable Income
  • Population & Growth
  • Downstream Demand - Supermarket and Grocery Stores
  • World price of crude oil
  • Downstream Demand - Department Stores
  • Level of Environmental Protection Legislation

  • Current Performance
    Exports and importsProduct segments
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Online Shopping

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Alkali Manufacturing
  • Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing
  • Fragrance and Essence Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Material Manufacturing
  • Paper and Paperboard Container Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Shampoo
  • Liquid detergent
  • Washing powder
  • Other
  • Soap
  • Chart: Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic conditions
  • Population growth and age structure
  • Consumer shift toward environmentally friendly products

  • Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Grocery stores
  • Online stores
  • Wholesalers
  • Convenience stores
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Product quality and performance
  • Product differentiation
  • Product development and industry marketing
  • New product innovation
  • Brand strength and breadth of product lines

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Procter & Gamble (China) Ltd., Nice Group, Guangzhou Liby Enterprise Group Co., Ltd., Unilever (China) Ltd., Nafine Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd.,
  • Table: Procter & Gamble (China) Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Nice Group - financial performance
  • Table: Guangzhou Liby Enterprise Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Unilever (China) Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Nafine Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent 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 Soap, Washing Powder and Synthetic Detergent Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • 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 (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Essences
  • Complex aroma compositions containing blends of natural or synthetic spices with other supplementary materials, enabling desirable flavors or fragrances to be added to a wide range of products.
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars)
  • A respiratory disease in humans caused by the SARS coronavirus.
  • Supermarkets
  • Self-service stores offering a wide variety of food and household merchandise.
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