From 2012 to 2017, revenue for the Mobile Phone Manufacturing industry is expected to increase at an average annual rate of 11.3%. In 2017, industry revenue is expected to jump 10.3% to $184.7 billion, mainly driven by increased exports and demand for 4G mobile phones. Exports are estimated to account for 69.9% of industry revenue in 2017.Since the Chinese government loosened control over the production of cellular phones in 2003, domestic production rates have soared from 245.9 million units in 2003 to nearly 2.4 billion sets in 2017. Such high manufacturing levels have greatly influenced the development of the industry...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Revenue for the Mobile Phone Manufacturing industry in China has been increasing at annualized rate of 9.9% in the five years through 2017. Revenue in 2017 is estimated to total $184.7 billion, representing growth of 10.3% from the previous year.Substantial changes occurred to the industry in the past five years, including the rapid development of domestic manufacturers and their sales networks; technology changes, with steps toward third-generation (3G) and fourth-generation (4G) mobile phones.China has become the largest manufacturing base for mobile phone equipment in the world, producing more than half of the global output. Since the Chinese government relaxed its control over the production of mobile phones in 2003, production rates have soared. Acc...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry are

  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Effective product promotion
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Upstream Supply - Telecommunications and Per Capita Disposable Income in the Mobile Phone Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry?

    Firms in the Mobile Phone Manufacturing industry in China manufacture mobile communication terminal equipment, including mobile phones, cellular base stations, phone accessories and other mobile communication equipment including hands-free mobile kits, two-way radios and pagers.

    Industry Products
  • 4G handsets
  • 3G handsets
  • Cellular bases
  • Handset accessories
  • GSM handsets
  • Industry Activities
  • GSM handsets
  • CDMA handsets
  • handset accessories
  • cellular base stations
  • hands-free mobile kits, two-way radios and pagers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Upstream Supply - Telecommunications
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Level of Protectionist Policies - Domestic Manufacturers vs Foreign Manufacturers
  • Competition from Substitutes - Wired Telecommunication Carriers - Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
  • Population Growth - China

  • Current Performance
    Domestic demandTechnology developmentCompetitive landscapeSales networks developmentVillage cell phones
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wired Telecommunications
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Home Appliance Stores
  • Communication Equipment Stores
  • Online Shopping

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Integrated Circuit Manufacturing
  • Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing
  • Satellite Transmission Services

  • Products & Services
  • 4G handsets
  • Cellular bases
  • Handset accessories
  • 3G handsets
  • Other
  • GSM handsets
  • Chart: Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Government policies
  • Household disposable income levels
  • Innovation
  • Technological competence
  • Product price and quality
  • Mobile phone functions
  • Mobile phone ownership rates

  • Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Various retailers
  • Agents and distributors
  • Business centers of telecommunication providers
  • Chain stores for household electronic appliances
  • Other
  • Supermarkets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Product quality and differentiation
  • Service
  • Research, development and commercialization capability
  • Sales distribution channels
  • Relationships with the government
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Huawei Technologies Ltd., Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp. Ltd., Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd., Xiaomi Technology Co. Ltd., Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics,
  • Table: Huawei Technologies Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Xiaomi Technology Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Apple Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Samsung Electronics - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mobile Phone 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 Mobile Phone Manufacturing 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)
  • Handset Production (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Code-Division Multiple Access (Cdma)
  • A digital wireless technology that competes with GSM. As a spread spectrum technology, it spreads the information from a signal over greater bandwidth than the original signal.
  • Global System For Mobile Communications (Gsm)
  • A leading digital cellular system that uses TDMA (time division multiple access), which allows eight simultaneous calls on the same radio frequency.
  • Time-Division Synchronous Cdma (Td-Scdma)
  • China's standard for third-generation (3G) mobile telecommunications, which is based on spread spectrum technology.
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