In 2017, revenue for the Steel Rolling industry in China increased by 2.9% to total $865.6 billion. Over the past five years, revenue has been decreasing at an annualized rate of 0.5%, 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...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Production of steel products relies on large-scale investment in capital equipment, with a smaller reliance on manual labor. Technical progress and an increasing level of automation act as substitutes for labor forces, and maintenance and renewal costs of equipment and facilities are substantial.For every dollar spent on wages, administration, and R&D, about 73 cents are invested in capital in this industry. Depreciation charges are notable in the industry. Many of the industry's existing plants were constructed years ago but maintenance is necessary and expensive. Working capital, tied up in raw material inputs and stock of finished items, is also substantial...purchase to read more.

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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    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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    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

  • 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
    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
    China BaoWu Steel Group, Jiangsu Shagang Group Co., Ltd., Ansteel Group Corporation, Beijing Shougang Group, Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd,
  • Table: China BaoWu Steel Group - financial performance
  • Table: Jiangsu Shagang Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Ansteel Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Beijing Shougang Group - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Steel Rolling 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)
  • Steel Products Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • 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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