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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry in China declined at an annualized rate of 4.4% to total $9.3 billion. Revenue contributed by the four largest industry players, Foshan Pulihua, Canon, Samsung and Sony, is expected to account for 73.3% of total industry revenue in 2017.

China has become the world's largest production base for camera equipment. In addition, digital cameras have gradually become the dominant products in place of traditional film cameras. An estimated 90.0% of industry output in 2017 will be digital camera equipment, up from about 41.0% in 2004.

Basic digital cameras are no longer considered a luxury good for many people in China...

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

During the five years to 2017, revenue for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry in China is expected to decrease at an annualized rate of 4.4%, totaling $9.3 billion by 2017.

Domestic demand for digital camera equipment increased steadily until 2008 due to pricing declines, improving levels of household disposable income and greater demand for high-end products, such as digital single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras. However, the rapid development of smartphones with camera functions in recent years has challenged domestic demand growth. Domestic demand for industry products is expected to total $8.5 billion in 2017, reflecting and annualized decline of 0.4% during the past five years. As a result, industry revenue has been falling since 2012.


Additional Insights for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Development of new products
  • Market research and understanding
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Pervasive Technology and Domestic Goods Prices - Household Appliances in the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry?

    Establishments within the Camera Equipment Manufacturing industry in China manufacture cameras and other photographic components and equipment. Cameras manufactured in this industry mainly include film cameras, digital cameras and SLR (single-lens reflex) cameras. Other photographic equipment includes darkroom facilities, flash devices, camera accessories and zoom lenses. Establishments that produce film, flash bulbs and photocopiers are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Digital cameras
    Digital SLR cameras
    Film cameras
    Industry Activities
    Film camera
    Digital camera
    SLR camera
    Other photographic equipment

    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
  • Pervasive Technology
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Household Appliances
  • Competition from Substitutes
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Downstream Demand- Camera and Photographic Supplies Stores

  • Current Performance
  • International competitors
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition and employment
  • Exports and imports
  • Table: Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Camera Stores
  • Home Appliance Stores
  • Computer Stores
  • Wedding Services
  • Online Shopping

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Optical Glass Manufacturing
  • Optical Instrument Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Digital SLR cameras
  • Digital cameras
  • Others
  • Film cameras
  • Chart: Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Household disposable income levels
  • Development of new products
  • Levels of domestic and international tourism
  • Computer purchases

  • Major Markets
  • Computer centers
  • Exports
  • Home appliance stores
  • Department stores
  • Other
  • Exclusive shops
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Brand
  • Development of new products
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Foshan Pulihua TechnologyCanon ChinaSamsung ElectronicsSony ChinaOlympus China
  • Table: Foshan Pulihua Technology - financial performance
  • Table: Canon China - financial performance
  • Table: Samsung Electronics - financial performance
  • Table: Sony China - financial performance
  • Table: Olympus China - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Camera Equipment Manufacturing 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 Camera Equipment 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)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Camera Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Digital Camera
  • A camera that records images as digital data instead of on film.
  • Megapixel
  • One million pixels. In digital imaging, a pixel, or picture element, is the smallest item of information in a digital image.
  • Single-Lens Reflex (Slr) Camera
  • A camera that typically uses a semi-automatic moving mirror system that permits the photographer to see exactly what the film will capture.
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