IBISWorld’s Steel Rolling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In 2016, revenue for the Steel Rolling industry in China declined by 6.0% to total $769.0 billion. Over the past five years, revenue has been decreasing at an annualized rate of 4.1%, driven by slow demand for high quality and value-added steel products from downstream industries such as automobile manufacturing (IBISWorld industry report 3721) and real estate management and development (7210a and 7210b).

In recent years, there have been supply surplus problems within the industry. However, long-term prospects are promising as China continues to become more urbanized and the government focuses on expanding infrastructure. The number of enterprises operating in the industry has been falling over the past five years due to consolidation and the maturing of the industry...

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

In the 10 years to 2021, value-added for the Steel Rolling industry in China has been decreasing at an annualized rate of 1.0%, much lower than growth in China's GDP.

Strong overall economic performance in the past few years led to surging production capacity, especially for small private steel plants. The situation became worse in 2008 as the global financial crisis caused demand for steel products to stagnate domestically and internationally.

The number of industry enterprises has been falling. Environmental concerns, weak market conditions and more stringent government regulations will cause further consolidation within the industry in future years.


Additional Insights for the Steel Rolling Industry

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

  • Availability of resources
  • Development of new products
  • Proximity to transport
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as World price of iron ore and Domestic Goods Prices - Metals - Steel in the Steel Rolling industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Steel Rolling Industry?

    The Steel Rolling industry shapes slabs or ingots into steel products of a wide range of shapes and sizes through processing methods such as hot rolling, cold rolling, forging and extruding.

    Industry Products
    Steel rebar
    Wire rods
    Medially thick and wide strips
    Steel bars
    Hot-rolled and narrow strips
    Medium plating
    Medium and small section
    Other steel sheeting, plates, tubing and products
    Industry Activities
    Steel billet processing
    Railway steel products processing
    Heavy-section steel products processing
    Medium-section steel products processing
    Light-section steel products processing
    Roll-formed shape steel processing
    Wire steel products processing
    Medium and thick steel plate processing
    Silicon steel sheet processing
    Steel strip processing

    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
  • World price of iron ore
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Metals - Steel
  • Real GDP
  • World demand for steel
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Manufacturing

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Steel Rolling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Steel Rolling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Railway Equipment Manufacturing
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Ship Building
  • Building Construction
  • Passenger Car Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Iron and Steel Smelting

  • Products & Services
  • Other steel sheeting, plates, tubing and products
  • Steel rebar
  • Wire rods
  • Medially thick and wide strips
  • Steel bars
  • Hot-rolled and narrow strips
  • Medium and small section
  • Medium plating
  • Chart: Steel Rolling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Domestic economic growth
  • Fixed investment in construction
  • China's industrialization and urbanization process
  • Global economic development

  • Major Markets
  • Construction firms
  • Other
  • Machinery manufacturers
  • Automobile manufacturers
  • Household electric appliance manufacturers
  • Ship building firms
  • Petroleum and natural gas exploitation
  • Railways
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Steel Rolling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Utilities, rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Steel Rolling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Steel Rolling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Baosteel GroupJiangsu Shagang Group Co., Ltd.Anshan Iron and Steel Group CorporationShandong Iron & Steel Group Co. LtdShougang Group Co., Ltd.
  • Table: Baosteel Group - financial performance
  • Table: Jiangsu Shagang Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Shougang Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Steel Rolling 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 Steel Rolling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total Assets (2007-2021)
  • Steel Products Output (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • Rod or bar having ribs or slightly projecting patterns on its surface to provide a greater bond with concrete when used in reinforced concrete.
  • Seamless Tube
  • Tube without a longitudinal joint or seam.
  • Welded Tube
  • Tube made from a metal plate, sheet, or strip, with a welded longitudinal or helical joint.
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