IBISWorld’s Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, revenue for the Plastic Board, Pipe and Sheet Manufacturing industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 7.5%. Over the period, a prosperous real estate industry, increased development in China's western regions, and the reconstruction of the earthquake-stricken areas in Sichuan province boosted demand for industry products, especially plastic pipes. Slower growth since 2014 was mainly due to China's economic slowdown and slower growth in fixed asset investment. In 2016, revenue is expected to rise 4.2% to $93.2 billion.

There are about 3,010 enterprises operating in the industry in 2016, with total employment of over 461,500 and a payroll of $4.5 billion...

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Plastic board, pipe, and shaped product manufacturers are mostly small and medium-sized enterprises producing conventional and generic products. Therefore, the entry cost of establishing a small plant is relatively low.

Products in low-end markets are homogenous, which lowers barriers for new participants to enter the low-end sector. However, the medium- and high-end market is comparatively more difficult to enter because of the higher product differentiation and technological content of these plastic products.

Government regulations in this industry are relatively light. Companies mainly have to reach certain environmental requirements and meet worker safety standards.


Additional Insights for the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Economies of scale
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - Plastic Products Manufacturing and World price of crude oil in the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry?

    The Plastic Board, Pipe and Sheet Manufacturing industry in China manufactures plastic boards, sheets, pipes, rods and shaped products.

    Industry Products
    Plastic boards, rods, sheets and veneers
    Plastic pipes
    Profiles for doors and windows
    Industry Activities
    Plastic board, sheet, screen and other flat material (including hard, soft and decorative boards)
    Plastic waterproof board
    Plastic pipe and component
    Plastic shaped product
    Plastic window profile

    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
  • Downstream Demand - Plastic Products Manufacturing
  • World price of crude oil
  • Funding (Federal) - Infrastructure
  • Industry Systems and Technology - Plastic Product mfg
  • Domestic Goods Availability - Primary Materials - Synthetic Resin

  • Current Performance
  • Domestic demand
  • International trade
  • Raw materials
  • Industry issues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Exports and imports
  • Raw materials
  • Table: Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Irrigation Services
  • Water Supply
  • Building Construction
  • Pipeline Transportation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Basic Plastics and Synthetic Resin Manufacturing
  • Oil & Petroleum Refining

  • Products & Services
  • Plastic boards, rods, sheets and veneers
  • Plastic pipes
  • Profiles for doors and windows
  • Chart: Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Building construction growth
  • Municipal construction
  • Government spending
  • Farmers' income levels

  • Major Markets
  • Building construction firms
  • Municipal construction firms
  • Infrastructure construction firms
  • Agricultural sector
  • Exports
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet 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
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Technological expertise
  • Sales channels
  • Geographic location
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    China Lesso Group Holding LimitedAnhui Conch GroupChina Zhongwang Holdings LimitedGinde Plastic Pipe Industry GroupJiangsu Qionghua Group
  • Table: China Lesso Group Holding Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Anhui Conch Group - financial performance
  • Table: China Zhongwang Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Ginde Plastic Pipe Industry Group - financial performance
  • Table: Jiangsu Qionghua Group - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet 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 Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing 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)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Polyethylene (Pe)
  • An ethylene polymer, it is a widely used plastic that is resistant to water, acids, alkalies, and most solvents.
  • Polypropylene (Pp)
  • Noted for its light weight, it is widely used in the manufacture of objects that are sterilized in the course of their use.
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (Pvc)
  • A thermoplastic that is a vinyl chloride polymer and is commonly used as an electrical insulator for wires and cables.
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