Over the five years through 2017, revenue for the Copper Smelting industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 4.9% to $152.3 billion. China is the world's largest consumer of copper, which has led to a widening trade gap in recent years. In 2017, 13.6% of domestic demand will be satisfied by imports; while only 0.9% of total industry revenue will be generated by exports.Domestic economic growth and rising consumption levels provide significant support to the development of this industry. The performance of the global economy also affects the industry's performance, with foreign demand for China's exports influencing copper usage and volumes in many downstream products, such as refrigerators (IBISWorld industry report 3951) and air-conditioners (3952)...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For every dollar spent on labor (including wages, management and R&D costs) in the Copper Smelting industry in China, about 66 cents are invested in capital. Capital intensity has increased considerably in the past decade. Due to improvements in technology and equipment, smaller labor forces are required by enterprises. Most employees in this industry are operational workers, whose average payment is not high and educational levels are relatively low...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Copper Smelting Industry

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

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Economies of scale
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as World price of copper and Growth (GDP) & Inflation - China in the Copper Smelting industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Copper Smelting Industry?

    The Copper Smelting industry in China extracts copper from copper ore or copper scrap by smelting, refining or electrolyzing. This industry also produces copper-based alloys during copper smelting.

    Industry Products
  • Mineral copper
  • Secondary copper
  • Electro-deposited copper
  • Industry Activities
  • Crude copper refining
  • Anode copper electrolyzing
  • Copper cathode electrolyzing
  • Copper-based alloy smelting
  • 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 copper
  • Growth (GDP) & Inflation - China
  • World demand
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Metallic Ores - Copper Ores
  • Upstream Supply - Copper Mining

  • Current Performance
    Financial summary
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Copper Smelting Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Copper Smelting Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Electrical Equipment and Machinery Manufacturing
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Auto Parts Manufacturing
  • Wire and Cable Manufacturing
  • Household Refrigerator and Freezer Manufacturing
  • Air-Conditioner Manufacturing
  • Household Electrical Appliance Manufacturing
  • Building Construction
  • Passenger Car Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copper Ore Mining
  • Electricity Transmission and Distribution

  • Products & Services
  • Mineral copper
  • Secondary copper
  • Electro-deposited copper
  • Chart: Copper Smelting Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Global economic development
  • Domestic economic development
  • Power generation and transmission
  • Air conditioner, refrigerator, and electrical equipment manufacturing
  • Automobile manufacturing
  • Construction

  • Major Markets
  • Power generation and transmission firms
  • Air conditioner manufacturers
  • Traffic and transportation firms
  • Other
  • Electrical equipment manufacturers
  • Construction firms
  • Refrigerator manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Copper Smelting Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Utilities
  • Wages
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Copper Smelting

  • Basis of Competition
  • Backward integration
  • Forward integration
  • Product quality

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Copper Smelting Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Jiangxi Copper Group Corporation, Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd., Yunnan Copper Co., Ltd., Daye Nonferrous Metals Company, Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: Jiangxi Copper Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Yunnan Copper Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Daye Nonferrous Metals Company - financial performance
  • Table: Yanggu Xiangguang Copper Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Copper Smelting 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 Copper Smelting 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)
  • Copper Output (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Anode Copper
  • Slabs of refined blister copper used as anodes in the electrolytic refining of copper.
  • Cathode Copper
  • Copper deposited at the cathode during electrolytic refining. This is then melted and marketed as electrolytic copper.
  • Copper Concentrate
  • High-grade copper ore traded via spot contracts or under long-term contracts as an intermediate product in its own right.
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