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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue from the Soy Sauce Production industry in China has been growing at an annual rate of 13.4% in the five years through 2016. In 2016, revenue is expected to grow 6.9% to $22.0 billion, mainly driven by increasing domestic demand.

The Soy Sauce Production industry in China has been expanding due to rising income and consumption levels. Terminal demand for the industry's products mainly comes from the food catering and food manufacturing industries, as well as from households. Exports are estimated to account for 4.0% of industry revenue in 2016.

Revenue from the top four industry enterprises accounts for about 13.5% of industry revenue in 2016, indicating a low Industry concentration level...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Industry activity is concentrated in Guangdong, Shandong and Henan. Producers in these regions account for 31.2%, 10.7% and 10.2% of total Soy Sauce Production industry revenue in 2016, respectively. Combined, these three provinces make up 52.1% of industry revenue.


Guangdong province is the major industry production in China. In 2016, total output for soy sauce in Guangdong province reached 4.0 million tons, accounting for 42.6% of total industry soy sauce output. Participants in Guangdong province mainly use sun-curing techniques. Easy access to imported soybeans, large demand for soybeans and fast growing market demand were the main reasons for the growing share of Guangdong province. In 2016, Guangdong is expected to contribute 31.2% t..

Additional Insights for the Soy Sauce Production Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Soy Sauce Production Industry are

  • Having cost effective distribution systems
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Grains and Downstream Demand - Food Service and Drinking Places in the Soy Sauce Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Soy Sauce Production Industry?

    This industry uses soybeans, wheat and bran as raw materials to produce various soy sauce and sauce products through microbial fermentation.

    Industry Products
    Soy sauce
    Edible vinegar
    Sauce products
    Fruit vinegar
    Industry Activities
    Soy sauce production
    Sauce production
    Edible vinegar production
    Fruit vinegar production

    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
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Agricultural - Crops - Grains
  • Downstream Demand - Food Service and Drinking Places
  • Downstream Demand - Food Manufacturing
  • Household Discretionary Income
  • Key Attitudinal Changes - Health and Safety Awareness
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements
  • Standard of Living

  • Current Performance
  • International trade
  • Enterprises, wages and employment
  • Competitive landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry risks
  • Table: Soy Sauce Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Soy Sauce Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Canned Food Production
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Online Shopping

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Legume Growing
  • Sugar Production

  • Products & Services
  • Soy sauce
  • Edible vinegar
  • Sauce products
  • Fruit vinegar
  • Chart: Soy Sauce Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth
  • Per capita consumption
  • Health consciousness
  • Population growth
  • Price

  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Supermarkets
  • Agents and distributors
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Soy Sauce Production 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
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Soy Sauce Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Raw material access
  • Distribution channels
  • Production methods
  • Brand recognition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Soy Sauce Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Foshan Haitian Flavouring and Food Company Ltd.Jonjee Hi-Tech Industrial & Commercial Holding Co. Ltd.Jiajia Food Group Co. Ltd.Shanxi Mature Vinegar Group
  • Table: Foshan Haitian Flavouring and Food Company Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Jonjee Hi-Tech Industrial & Commercial Holding Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Jiajia Food Group Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shanxi Mature Vinegar Group - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Soy Sauce Production 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 Soy Sauce Production 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)
  • Output of Soy Sauce (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Edible Vinegar
  • Vinegar is a liquid consisting mainly of acetic acid and water. Edible vinegars include rice vinegar, sugar vinegar, white vinegar, Shanxi mature vinegar and Zhenjiang fragrant vinegar.
  • Fruit Vinegar
  • A type of drinking vinegar made from fruit wines and consumed for their health benefits.
  • Hazard Analysis And Critical Control Points
  • A safety system for food and pharmaceuticals that addresses physical, chemical and biological hazards as a means of prevention; also known as HACCP.
  • Soy Sauce
  • A salty condiment made from a fermented paste of boiled soybeans.
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